Project Manager

The project manager will be responsible for the definition and delivery of time-critical outcomes, working with third party suppliers organisations who are delivering key components of the overall solution.

Ref: ZR_6091_JOB  ·  Posted on 23 March 2021

Introduction

The project manager will be responsible for the definition and delivery of time-critical outcomes, working with third party suppliers organisations who are delivering key components of the overall solution.

Key responsibilities
  • Leading – Mobilising and coordinating large virtual teams (Upto 30), often working with external partners and suppliers, to deliver against business objectives
  • Influencing – Using domain and industry experience to positively affect project delivery, introducing new ways of working
  • Planning – Ensuring that the project is appropriately scaled and resourced to deliver the agreed outcomes
  • Negotiating – Interlocking scope and phasing between projects, to deliver outcomes against agreed business demand
  • Driving – Making delivery and prioritisation decisions on a daily basis to manage level of risk. Measured on successful delivery against project outcomes, primarily anchored around time, cost and quality
  • Governing – responsible for all project governance, including financial, budget management (for up to £1m annual budget) and financial risk management across the project
  • Reporting – responsible for managing delivery risk across the project of work, providing valuable management reporting across the entire stakeholder base
  • Collaborating – Working with other Galaxy programme managers and project managers to manage cross-programme dependencies. Engaging with stakeholders, to manage expectations, and to help plan the subscribers’ migrations to ensure seamless transition to the new Mobile Cloud Core. Managing third party suppliers for delivery of features and additional functionality required for the end to end service redesign and delivery
Skills & experience
  • Previous demonstrable experience in managing large, complex Mobile Network projects: delivery of Mobile Core data/voice/messaging services preferably on the Cloud, minimum 3x years
  • Previous demonstrable experience in managing business stakeholders and getting their buy-in and input into planning mobile network services migrations, with regular engagement upto and including Director level minimum 3x years
  • Experince of Cloud Technologies
  • Experince of Agile Ways of Working
  • Experience in leading medium-large matrix teams
  • Experience and management of annual budget upto £1m
  • Previous experience in delivering Mobile Core based services, will be key for this role
  • Experienced in various delivery methodologies like Waterfall and Agile, and will be able to find opportunities in its delivery plan to adopt Agile ways of working as necessary/suitable

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Experience working with third parties who deliver software drops through Agile methodology
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