Project Manager - Telecoms - New Product Introduction - can work from home anywhere in the UK
We're expanding our Product Portfolio, consuming products from our Wholesale business while at the same time developing our own Product and Services Strategy. Having recently reorganised how the business is going to deliver change for both Products and System, an opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager with strong Change Management experience to come and lead on the delivery of our complex and re-sold third party products.
Org Chart: Reporting to the Program Delivery Lead, you will also liaise closely with the Program Manager.
Key Relationships: You will work closely with our Product Manager, Business Analyst and business stakeholder teams, in particular the Sales, Marketing and Operational teams. You will also liaise with the Wholesale Project Management team, as well as third party suppliers where necessary.
Main duties and Key deliverables:
·Create, manage and execute project plans and activities for multiple, simultaneous projects, taking over some in flight as well as initiating from scratch.
·Set, manage and communicate clear project milestones and delivery dates.
·Motivate the entire project team towards achieving the common goal, under challenging timeframes.
·Reporting on the progress of projects to the core project team and on occasions may be asked to report directly to the senior leadership team through highlight reports and other ad-hoc reporting requirements.
·Will be responsible for decision making in relation to the progress of a project and will support/facilitate the decision making in reference to predetermined outcomes. Decisions where wider program impacts are anticipated need to be made in conjunction with the program lead.
·Develop and maintain highly effective working relationships with team members, suppliers and stakeholders.
·Managing all standard project documentation; RAIDs, project plans, resource plans etc.
·Measured on timeliness of delivery, where factors impacting the project are within sole control of the project manager, as well as impact on and ability to motivate and drive the project team towards delivering the agreed objective.
·Primary objective will be to develop and deliver against the product roadmap dictated by the Product Manager.
·Presenting progress in governance forums as and when required.
·Supporting the whole project team in various capacities as and when required. Operating within a team outside of your immediate colleagues.
·Provide PMO support as necessary.
·Occasional travel between offices in Glasgow, Manchester, London and Southampton will be required.
·Comfortable with remote working with stakeholders and team members across the above locations, via internal collaboration/conferencing tools.
The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and training as requested by your line manager, appropriate to your grade.
·Qualified to A-level/NVQ status or have minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
·Minimum of 5 years experience delivering Product delivery projects
·Strong Change management experience
·Risk identification and management
·Degree level in business/project management.
·MS Office skills
·Confident and effective communication skills with stakeholders of varying seniority
·Possess good negotiation and influencing skills
·The ability to innovate and adapt to new ideas, concepts and ways of working
·Telco products would be highly advantageous
·Industry specific technical knowledge
•Ability to adjust behaviour and
language as appropriate to
needs of differing situations
•Demonstrate professionalism at all times
·Progressive thinker, willing to work under changing conditions as our delivery model evolves
·Highly adaptable to and accepting of changing priorities
·Able to manage own time and work under pressure, setting and managing tight deadlines
·Able to manage the demands of numerous tasks
·Able to work on own initiative and effectively in partnership with others.
·Self-starter, striving for independence and able to motivate others
Diplomatic when faced with unforeseen issues
·Strong PowerPoint skills
Organisation and planning
•Driven by setting and achieving aggressive deadlines
•Ability to organise
•Ability to organise and prioritise the tasks of the remote project team
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/93202180