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Project Manager - 9 month contract

Job Title: Project Manager - 9 month contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 9 months
REF: AM_PM_1652718504
Contact Name: Annabelle Morris
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently partnering with a market leading mobile network provider, who are looking for a Project Manager to support their Service Design team on an initial 9 month contract.

This role will be responsible for overseeing the service design teams planning and project management. This role will be reporting into the Head of Design.

We are looking for someone who can be in their Reading office twice per week, and the rest of the role can be completed remotely.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Identify and manage all workflow for Design - journey design and process design
    This is done in a programme increment methodology
  • Create and maintain a plan for all tasks
    • Map dependencies
    • Raise and resolve risks and issues and plan for mitigation
    • Track and analyse current performance to pre-empt resource constraints / missed milestones or deadlines.
  • Work with the Senior Managers on resource planning and allocation.
  • Plan workshops / walkthroughs
  • Drive effectiveness by holding people to timelines
  • Interface into the Programme team with our plan and interlocking with channel / other teams plans.
  • Plan reporting

Experience required:

  • Channel experience, and working in a project management / planning role
  • Working in a large scale transformation programme
  • Able to deal with and navigate ambiguity
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with people across all levels of the business
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

If you are interested in this role and have the right knowledge and experience for this role, please send an application through, or contact me at

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