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Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager

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Duties will include:

  • The successful individual will be accountable for all aspects of all programmes and will be responsible for ensuring that the Project Management team discharge risk responsibilities in line with agreed professional standards.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day delivery and oversight of the network delivery programmes

  • Point of contact for all aspects of programme delivery across the business

  • Demonstrable experience and capability to define high/medium complex undefined solutions which will deliver positive business impact

  • Work across projects and programmes to develop and manage project controls, risk and interdependencies across Viberoptix business activities

  • Detailed, day to day scrutiny of programme controls and real time actions to instigate improvement and mitigation initiatives

  • Ability to manage high levels of ambiguity when dealing with emerging business strategy

  • Defining and agreeing client business objectives

  • Build client relationships at board level

  • Develop and produce reports that give meaningful insight into the performance of the programmes

  • High competency in Presenting and writing reports

  • Ability to challenge ‘the norm’ and provide support to the development of change activities across all aspects of the project

  • Upskill all levels of the team, promoting high performance teams, identifying training gaps and mentoring supervisors

  • Manage team and support the Company in achieving KPIs, managing staff, training and any employee related issues

  • Adherence to all Health and safety practises 

  • Provide support to the Directors as required.

You will be expected to:

  • The ideal person will come from a utilities or construction background with experience in infrastructure related projects. Experience in the telecoms industry would be advantageous, but not a necessity, with experience of project and programme management on large scale programmes. Must have or can develop a high degree of knowledge and information about the business and the programmes to be able to make informed decisions.

  • Leadership ability and experience to lead a large programme team

  • Ability to use qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to meet objectives, working independently with minimal guidance and supervision

  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior execs and programme team contacts (both internal and client), and at a level appropriate to the audience

  • Strong facilitation, written and communication skills with a high level of proficiency with MS Office, MS SharePoint, MS Teams

  • Considerable experience in project/programme management in a client facing project/programme

  • Good understanding of Fibre based network technologies and their deployment

  • Proven track record of developing and delivering robust reporting and evidence tracking for programme deliverables and costs

  • Proven track record of managing risks and issues whilst delivering projects to time, cost and quality

  • Full UK driving licence

  • Experience of working in/designing around the Openreach network and a strong knowledge of PIA is desirable

Additional Information:

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and requirements. The nature of the organisation is such that it will evolve as it operates and the nature of duties, tasks, knowledge and skills required for this post may develop and change in time

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Company benefits:

  • Competitive package – details available on request

  • Maintained company vehicle & fuel card

  • Training and Development opportunities

  • Excellent Career progression opportunities

  • Contributory pension scheme

You can apply via the links below, or if you want to find out more about this job role you can email or call 02887658123