Project Manager - Media

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

  • Contact email:

    Andy.Nugent@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH119396_1582625262

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Project Manager (Media)- Osterley - 3 Months (Rolling)

My client are looking for a highly experienced Project Manager, with experience in Media/Telecoms a highly desirable factor. The role will be based in Osterley and may occasionally require travel to customer sites. The role will be full time on site, with flexible working a possibility down the line.

The Role:

  • The team has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Manager, who will provide the project delivery and consulting expertise required to deliver our client's most strategic and high-profile delivery initiatives.
  • The team provides the delivery management expertise that is instrumental to delivering the most significant and high-profile delivery strategic initiatives. It provides a cross enterprise technology delivery function, with focus on two key product domains - content-based products and services and communication-based products and services.
  • As a team member, you will be responsible for the project management of key initiatives within the wide-ranging portfolio of high-profile programmes both from a technology and overall end to end delivery perspective across the core key products such as Mobile, Broadband, Telephony and more.
  • Within the team we have multiple portfolios which cover all aspects of technical and functional delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and drive complex projects within the overall portfolio through from the early stage of initiation to the final implementation. This will either be in the context of a workstream within an overall programme or a standalone project in the wider portfolio. This "Cradle to Grave" approach ensures the project managers are 100% focussed on the task at hand while owning the entire project.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships across the business, operational and delivery areas and to be a trusted advisor and delivery resource. This will include building cohesive and efficient matrix cross functional delivery teams.
  • Plan creation, management and control including tracking actual progress, and reporting variances.
  • Converts desired business benefits into a fully costed data driven business case and achievable plan for presentation to senior management
  • Requires delivery skills in both software and product delivery and infrastructure architecture, implementation and strategy
  • Manages project resources in a matrix of internal subject matter experts and specialist external suppliers
  • Working with delivery teams to understand status, issues, risks and putting in place mitigation plans as well as managing scope.
  • Production of status reports for weekly management meetings and executive management meetings to facilitate fact-based decision making
  • Comfortable in delivery across a range of areas and territories of the business from property, product, engineering, marketing through to integration with the wider group.

Skills & experience are we looking for:

  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Media/Telecoms Background
  • A strong delivery-oriented mindset
  • A strong track record of delivering large projects and programmes
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - including verbal, written and presenting to a group regardless of seniority within the organisation
  • Ability to make things happen in an extremely fast-paced environment of ambiguity, complexity and multiple stakeholders, being able to influence others without direct authority.
  • Commercial awareness with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive/ can do style of work
  • Track record of managing teams across several geographies