Operations Project Manager | TEC - Jackson, MS

About the Job

TEC is a leader in Broadband Internet, Hosted Voice, and traditional network communication services. Our honest commitment to customers drives TEC continually to develop creative technology solutions through innovative thinking within a client-focused business model. You will be part of a team that is committed to serving customers with progressive, forward-thinking technology. The use of technology and our highly experienced staff provide superior results for businesses of all sizes across the southern United States. TEC stands as one of the nation's leaders in this ever-changing industry with offices in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Louisiana.

Job Description

TEC is looking for an Operations Project Manager to work in a team environment to support all aspects of the Revenue Assurance Department. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career with an employer who's a leader in the communications industry, then join TEC.

As an Operations Project Manager, you will plan, manage and oversee projects to ensure they are completed timely and within budget.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Define a project's scope and determine available resources
  • Set time estimates and evaluate the team or teams' capabilities
  • Create a clear and concise plan to both execute the project and monitor its progress
  • Provide reports to management on projects' progress
  • Adjust for unpredictable issues as needed before the project reaches its final stages
  • Develop clear, straightforward plans that stimulate the teams to reach their full potential
  • Assign goals and request work breakdown structures (their plan to meet the goals) from each team member
  • Set expectations and drive engagement to meet all required deadlines
  • Establish deadlines and communicate consistently to all teams and monitor progress
  • Frequently review the budget and plan to avoid large budget overruns
  • Set guidelines to keep a project within its budget
  • Minimize uncertainty, avoid any unwanted surprises and involve program manager in the project as much as is reasonably possible
  • Maintain effective communication and keep the program manager up to date
  • Identify and evaluate potential risks before the project begins
  • Avoid risk or at least minimize its impact
  • Monitor and analyze expenditures and team's performance and take corrective measures when needed
  • Present comprehensive reports documenting all project requirements fulfilled, as well as the projects' history, including what was done, who was involved, and what could be done better in the future
  • Produce reports in support of other departments (financial, revenue assurance, etc.)


  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of four years of project management experience is required
  • PMP Certification is preferred
  • Good organization, presentation, negotiations, and communication skills, including maintaining and meeting various deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

TEC seeks qualified professionals to assist and share in our continued growth. TEC offers employees the following competitive package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Time Off and Holidays
  • Group Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Supplemental Coverage - Accident, Cancer, Term Life, LTD

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Human Resources Dept., TEC, P.O. Box 22923, Jackson, MS 39225

TEC is an equal opportunity employer.

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