Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6957_JOB  ·  Posted on 06 May 2022

Introduction

Our client is a leading multinational telecommunications holding company who specialise in critical national infrastructure.

They are looking for a Project Manager to join the team on a 6-month hybrid basis and work on their Emergency Services Network programme. The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge of Radio Access Networks and would have previously managed small to medium sized cross-discipline teams.

The role holder will lead and have responsibility for gathering business requirements, determining/agreeing project scope, planning and managing all aspects of the delivery of medium to large-sized projects that will significantly affect the organisation at the ESN level in the first instance and later BU at operational level.

Key responsibilities
  • The role holder will lead and have responsibility for gathering business requirements, determining/agreeing project scope, planning and managing all aspects of the delivery of medium to large-sized projects that will significantly affect the organisation at the ESN level in the first instance and later BU at operational level.
  • Will manage a highly complex project at the same time under the direction of a Programme Manager and will input into the management process as the leader of projects.
  • Likely to manage small to medium sized cross-discipline teams and will work closely with Technical Delivery Leads / external contractors / suppliers / consultants to ensure the delivery of all the E2E elements.
  • Demonstrable experience and capability in the delivery of projects requiring the creation of large project teams with multiple elements on a cross discipline and/or multi supplier basis.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the project within defined financial budget.
  • Understanding of concepts, procedures and application of project management and an extensive knowledge in subjects and disciplines relevant to the content of the project (e.g. risk management, resource planning, budget forecasting, requirement traceability and verification matrix). Brings this knowledge to bear to ensure reuse and best practice across projects.
  • Plans, manages and delivers the Transfer-To-Operation in collaboration with the BU
  • Interface with the Commercial team to ensure alignment and support to the sales strategy for the account
  • Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information. Solution will typically require some re-planning and resource elements, potentially generating bespoke adaptations during the execution phase of the project.
  • Will be involved in the interface with internal/external customers to understand customer needs, utilise experience of the company wide portfolio to meet a business requirement and/or proactively promote/drive positive business change
  • Will be involved in the interface with 3rd party suppliers, which involves the selection of suppliers, agreement, planning, timelines and quality of deliverables – where project size and scope requires.
  • Must have developed the appropriate communication skills with a sound ability to negotiate internally and externally in significant client and stakeholder relationships.

 

Skills & experience
  • Experience of delivering and/or deploying 4G mobile radio access network software
  • Formal agreement and documentation of business requirements and project scope
  • Understands the link from Demand, User Experience to Solution and Component level and ensuring they fit the business requirements
  • Provide business with ROM and firm estimate of project costs and effort
  • Drive business understanding of quotes, work effort, estimated timelines and obtain funding and agreement to proceed
  • Implementation of business and technical governance mechanisms including all project documentation, plans, deliverables, finance and RAID
  • Drive project within agreed cost, time and quality
  • Drive to acquire a high-level understanding/technical grasp on key platform technical areas in the specific delivery area
  • Drive all the required project components and platform, taking responsibility for delivery of e2e business capabilities
  • Drive for seamless implementation through strong collaboration with all Key Stakeholders
  • Formally close the project and all associated project governance and documentation
  • Ensure benefits realization meets the original business case for the project
  • Proven track record in the delivery of projects requiring the creation of large project teams with multiple elements on a cross discipline and/or multi supplier basis.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing small to medium sized cross-discipline teams and will work closely with Technical Delivery Leads / external contractors / suppliers / consultants to ensure the delivery of all the E2E elements.
  • Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information. Solution will typically require some re-planning and resource elements, potentially generating bespoke adaptations during the execution phase of the project
  • Knoweldge of the ESN programme and mobile networks is advantageous

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

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

Additional benefits
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Assessment
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Additional Holiday
  • Life Cover
  • Bonus sacrifice – pay amount of Bonus into Pension
  • Legal Protection Insurance
  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Saveshare Scheme
  • Technology Benefits
  • Holidays
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