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Deployment Project Manager

Role type
Programme Services
Sao Paulo
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GSMA – Our role


The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide Mobile operator community. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's Mobile operators as its members, as well as linking them with more than 200 companies in the broader Mobile ecosystem (including; handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organizations). The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the Mobile communications sector and the role of operators within it. In addition, we work with Governments, regulators and NGO’s to develop the social and economic value of Mobile on a country, region and global basis. Finally we operate and produce the world leading Mobile World Congress and its sister events.

The GSMA is governed by a 25 member board, comprising CEO level representatives from the world's leading Mobile operators.

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GSMA – Our Organisation


Our people include some of the best talent from around the world focusing on developing industry initiatives. We are a truly international organisation with offices in London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Brussels, Hong Kong and Santiago, and through our different offices we embrace the diversity that has allowed the Mobile industry to be one of most fast moving and dynamic industries in the world.

Our envied position at the centre of the industry allows us to collaborate with our diverse membership and support them through some of their most complex challenges that they face as an industry.


The GSMA Identity programme and Mobile Connect


The Identity Programme covers a core element of the industry’s strategy. Development of digital identity services has been prioritised by the GSMA Board, and the programme with its operator partners are working together to deliver digital identity solutions to the market with scale, seamless consumer experience, consistency of technology and low barriers to entry across the digital identity ecosystem. “Mobile Connect” is the service mark which represents respective products. Mobile Connect gained already significant traction and is already available from 51 Mobile Network Operators in 29 countries.


GSMA – The Role


The Project Manager is responsible for planning, organising, tracking and driving the deployment of Mobile Connect in the Latin America region, working closely with the local mobile operators, and report progress back to the central Identity programme team in London. The role supports the Regional Director and regional team with their day to day activities. The role reports into the Regional Head of Technology, with support from the Market Deployment team in London.

Specific activities of the role include:

  • Lead projects to ensure delivery of the objectives to time, quality and budget.
  • Build relationships with GSMA virtual project team and mobile operator teams.
  • Lead progress tracking reviews with project teams, escalating issues where necessary.  Follow up on action points and drive to completion.
  • Maintain dynamic project logs, covering risks, issues, dependencies etc.
  • Report regularly on the progress of project.
  • Manage changes to plan in a controlled manner.
  • Support the Identity programme team with co-ordinating mobile operators launches in the region.
  • Manage the discussion amongst members regarding deployment issues and Service Provider Engagement during webinars/ meetings.
  • Follow-up of open action points and activities arising from meetings/ webinars


Criteria for Selection

  • PRINCE2, APMP or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum 3-years’ experience managing complex, multi-stakeholder projects.
  • Background in telecommunications industry.  Good understanding of telecommunications industry’s strategic and/or technical issues.
  • Strong evidence of focus on achieving commercial goals.
  • Excellent communication skills on an individual or group basis.  Builds strong and lasting business relationships at a senior level.  Diplomatically astute – able to resolve disputes working through influence rather than control.
  • Excellent and proven organizational skills.  Ability to manage a number of concurrent projects without losing focus.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, supporting other team members in a busy multinational environment, across a number of different companies. 
  • Good command of English, Spanish and Portuguese.


GSMA Package


The GSMA is able to provide suitably motivated candidates with a first class working environment, access to key decision makers in a one of the planets largest and most progressive industries and the content to keep a curious mind engaged. Many of our alumni have now taken key roles in the development of the industry.