Project Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
19 days ago

Project Manager

Ipswich / London- (Remote work available)

6 Months + extensions

Job role

  • Working in a highly complex fast paced environment the Project Manager is responsible for creating and leading an integrated team to deliver end-to-end projects ensuring they have a valid business benefit, deliver on time, within budget and to agreed quality criteria from conception through to market launch and transition into operations.
  • You will manage a virtual team of up to 100 people, including a number of 3rd party Suppliers, providing strong leadership across a number of Projects, depending on size and complexity.
  • You will work closely with stakeholders across the Organisation to shape the Projects and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing.

Skills required

  • Leadership Skills- Able to provide effective leadership to the project team, and take appropriate action
  • Communication Skills - Able to lead communication with stakeholders and work to drive strong, open and sustained communication channels both within the project team and with the wider stakeholder community. Up to 'Director of'.
  • Negotiation skills - able to work with stakeholders to shape the project and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing
  • Planning Skill's the ability to organize tasks in the right order, to hit the right outcome at the right time
  • Budgeting Skills - able to proactively forecast and manage the project costs to forecasts, both Opex and Capex.
  • Industry recognised Project Management Qualification.

Experience you would be expected to have

  • Good knowledge of and experience with Telecom products and services.
  • Professional Experience delivering medium to large projects (<£5m) within an appropriate governance process (Gated waterfall, Agile, Hybid).
  • Excellent track record in project delivery within a fast paced, Technology environment in the telecoms and media business using a range of internal and external suppliers to deliver.
  • Experience working with a range of stakeholders, up to 'Director of' levels
  • Domain specific knowledge is desireable

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV in the first instance.

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