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Programme Manager/Senior Project Manager - Telco


Leading and exciting FTSE listed Telco have an opening for a Programme Manager to manage the organisation's City Engagement Projects from the late Business Development stage of “Contracting” through “Delivery” where network is constructed and handover into “Operations”

You will have a strong Telco background and be highly experienced in Matrix management and be a key member of the PMO team.

You'll orchestrate in a controlled manner the activities across all company departments to achieve a successful outcome of all CEPs against the individual city Business Case targets and overarching company objectives.

You will be the clear leader of all Programmes and to ensure full visibility of activity across the company in relation to status and progress of CEPs

Key Responsibilities include
• Programme Management of all City Engagement Projects (“CEP”)
• Reviewing high-level deliverables across each CEP, and creates company Programme Plan per City
• Overseeing the Construction, Planning, Marketing, Sales, Business Development and Service Delivery/Management activities assigned to each CEP, and works with each department head to highlight, mitigate and manage resource issues across all CEPs as a whole
• Responsible for driving each CEP Programme to a timely conclusion against the scope requirements
• Managing scope and mitigates risk across CEPs
• Tracking change in scope and ensure full company alignment
• Ensuring accurate budget reporting of actual spend versus business case targets from the Construction Project Manager and Service Delivery Manager (and any other department with capital expenditure) through to the Programme Office and aligning with Finance
• Providing summary reporting of all CEPs company-wide for visibility and motivation purposes.
• Ensuring Construction Project Management team are reporting to the Programme Office and addressing
elevated billing issues when they arise
• Managing all internal CEP Programme Meetings and is key attendee on all client facings meetings for all cities.
• Providing input into potential improvements in company’s Programme Management procedure and process

Essential experience will include:
• A Proven track record in delivery of large scale complex (20m+) programmes in a B2B environment within the telecoms or technology sectors
• Significant experience of successful end-to-end Programme delivery incorporating business, service delivery, marketing/sales and technology components including network construction (ideally)
• Proven programme management skills and expertise across all aspects of programmes, from inception to delivery and handover
• Solid experience of planning & controlling complex, multi-work stream programmes effectively (from start-up through to closure)
• Devising and delivering mitigations to address key strategic risks facing the programme
• Proven ability to develop and manage programme/project budget and finances
• In-depth knowledge of programme / project management methodologies including Prince 2, MS Project and MSP
• Proven leadership and people management expertise, managing and motivating matrix teams
• Creative and Strategic thinking to challenge
• Sound financial training/understanding
• Resourceful and confident
• Target driven Conex Europe Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Additional Information

Location: Scotland
Industry: Telecommunications
Salary: 55000 - 65000 per annum + Benefits
Position Type: Permanent
Ref: prog manager

Contact Information

Andy Evenden
01708 716880


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