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Project Manager

Reporting into the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for creating and tracking the programme of works for the associated network build, identifying any potential concerns or time delays and raising and resolving them with the relevant departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, at all levels within the organisation, to define and achieve mutual understanding of the project scope
  • Work with the team to identify and schedule all the work required to fulfil the scope, building a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Plan the project(s) in sufficient detail to ensure integration of all activities, identification of cross-portfolio dependencies, and understanding of critical paths and key milestones
  • Ensure non-people resources are identified so that the project budget will be accurate and remain affordable
  • Ensure all necessary cross-functional resources are identified and ensure that all resources understand their roles and accept their responsibilities
  • Provide day-to-day management for the project – time, cost and quality
  • Ensure there is a robust process in place for risk and issue management instigating mitigation actions and identifying contingency plans to keep the project on track
  • Establish effective working relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained throughout the project.
  • Ensure effective management of third-party suppliers to the project(s)
  • Using appropriate systems, tools and techniques, establish and manage an effective project reporting structure to measure and track project performance
  • Upskill all levels of the team, promoting high performance teams, identifying training gaps and mentoring supervisors
  • Manage team and support the Company in achieving KPIs, managing staff, training and any employee related issues
  • Adherence to all Health and safety practises
  • Provide support to management as required

Requirements:

The ideal person will have a proven track record of managing and delivering projects to time cost and quality within the telecommunications / IT industry.

  • 3+ years’ experience in project management
  • Proven track record of delivering projects to time, cost and quality
  • Experience of different project management approaches e.g. agile and waterfall
  • Facilitation and workshop experience
  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills including scope and schedule management
  • Risk and Issue Management experience
  • Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • High-level of IT literacy, proficient user of Microsoft Office tools and MS Project
  • Full UK driving licence

Desirable:

  • 3rd level education in a relevant field preferred
  • Professional qualification in project management, such as APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) or another recognised qualification (e.g. Prince2 or PMP)

Company benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Extensive training and development 
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Experience in a forward thinking and progressive company, with an ambition to develop our people
  • Employee initiatives
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

You can apply via the links below, or if you want to find out more about this job role you can email careers@viberoptix.com or call 02887658123

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