Working in a highly complex fast paced environment the Senior Project Manager is responsible for creating and leading an integrated team to deliver end-to-end projects ensuring they have a valid business benefit, deliver on time, within budget and to agreed quality criteria from conception through to market launch and transition into operations.
You will manage a virtual team of up to 100 people, including a number of 3rd party Suppliers, providing strong leadership across a number of Projects, depending on size and complexity.
You will work closely with stakeholders across the Organisation to shape the Projects and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing.
What I'll be doing - your accountabilities
*Leading - Coordinating virtual teams ( *Influencing - Using business and domain expertise to affect project outcomes
*Planning - E2E planning of projects, including resources, negotiating and securing resources as required.
*Negotiating - Interlocking project with dependencies and dependant projects, securing prioritisation and alignment as required.
*Driving - E2E ownership of project. Ensure delivery to time, budget and quality as expected.
*Governing - responsible for project governance, budget management (<£5m), risk, issue and change management for the entire project.
*Reporting - Provides reports to time and standard as directed by PMO, socilaising within key stakeholder groups.
*Collaborating - working across all design and delivery partners to produce coherent project outcomes.
Communicating - working across the stakeholder group, and up to Director level, visibly owning delivery, change and engagement for the project.
Skills required for the job
*Leadership Skills- Able to provide effective leadership to the project team, and take appropriate action
*Communication Skills - Able to lead communication with stakeholders and work to drive strong, open and sustained communication channels both within the project team and with the wider stakeholder community. Up to 'Director of'.
*Negotiation skills - able to work with stakeholders to shape the project and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing
*Planning Skills- the ability to organize tasks in the right order, to hit the right outcome at the right time
*Budgeting Skills - able to proactively forecast and manage the project costs to forecasts, both Opex and Capex.
*Industry recognised Project Management Qualification.
Experience you would be expected to have
*Good knowledge of and experience with Telecom products and services.
*Professional Experience delivering medium to large projects (<£5m) within an appropriate governance process (Gated waterfall, Agile, Hybid).
*Excellent track record in project delivery within a fast paced, Technology environment in the telecoms and media business using a range of internal and external suppliers to deliver.
*Experience working with a range of stakeholders, up to 'Director of' levels
*Domain specific knowledge is desireable
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