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  • Posted: May 27, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions' innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responde...
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    Project Manager

    About the job
    Company Overview

    • At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline.  Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently.  Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe.  Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

    Department Overview

    Sub-Saharan Africa - Systems Integration

    Job Description

    • You will be responsible for project management and coordination of Motorola Solutions projects within the United Nation Peace Keeping locations, and in the Sub Sahara Africa region.  Projects are typically based on LMR systems using state of the art technology such as Tetra, APCO-25, MotoTrbo as well as evolving LTE systems and solutions and other IP based technologies.  The position requires experience in system Integration, customer management, subcontractor’s management, and contract negotiations.


    • Delivery of projects from project award through to project closing.
    • Manage regional project teams in a matrix environment, to ensure contract requirements (system delivery) are fulfilled on time, to specification, within budget and to the customer’s total satisfaction.
    • Act as the responsible interface between the customer, the various company divisions/ departments, vendors and any other involved parties.
    • Management of Motorola subcontractors.
    • Produce and maintain project plans and ensure they are achieved.
    • Planning and coordination of project tasks with all internal and external departments and groups involved.  Control of resources and cost allocated to the project.
    • Produce and maintain project budgets, forecasts & P&L goals.
    • Identify project risks, quantify and produce risk mitigation and contingency plans to optimize profitability and customer satisfaction.
    • Providing Management reports on progress, milestones, risks, costs, billings and releases.
    • Manage change control process and project variations.
    • Manage all Customer quality cases through the Motorola Customer Issue Resolution process ensuring that all cases are closed in a timely and satisfactory manner.
    • Maintain project documentation in accordance with Motorola, customer contract and ISO requirements.
    • Manage quality metrics as per the Motorola quality goals.
    • Ensure compliance to the Motorola Office of Ethics and Compliance requirements.

    Basic Requirements

    • Engineering degree of electrical engineering or equivalent education with experience in telecommunication technology.
    • At least 5 years practical experience of systems implementation and project management in telecommunications and\or Public Safety communications systems.
    • International experience/familiarity working in a multicultural environment.
    • Experience leading projects with successful results (within scope, schedule, and budget)
    • In depth working knowledge of project management methodologies and be familiar with software based project management tools
    • Expert knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint required, advanced knowledge of MS Project
    • Strong Business Acumen including good financial awareness
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of ISO 9001 process and procedures
    • Strong willingness to travel frequently, including to high risk countries.



    • University Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business Studies, Project Management, or a related discipline.


    • Fluency in English both written and spoken is essential, French language skills would be appreciated.


    • Considering the role includes client facing activities, communication skills are vital.  The project manager will be expected to be presentable and business like at all times confident in approach and confident in delivering presentations.  As in any project, the project manager will be working with a diverse team of people with diverse backgrounds and skills.  The individual is required to have, and be prepared to use, a wide range of interpersonal skills to keep the team focused and motivated on the task at hand. The project manager must be a willing team leader and member.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Motorola Solutions on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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