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Business Project Manager

Job Title: Business Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: C/PM/SEAN_1497628739
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Project People are partnering with a national telecoms organisation in Berkshire to recruit a business focused Project Manager, to start immediately. With previous experience of Marketing and Propositions, your core duties will include:

  • Managing indirect matrix teams (20+) per project across the business.
  • Managing budgets for each individual project, worth £1m+.
  • Take responsibility for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Working towards KPI's and successful delivery of business outcomes.
  • Maintaining relationships with key contacts such as Release Managers and Technical Delivery Managers.
  • Ensuring business outcomes for projects are defined, approved and delivered, and that business cases are created and approved.
  • Leading project teams; building matrix teams of people from across the business required to achieve outcomes.
  • Leading and managing project teams through project life cycles.
  • Building and managing end to end project plan and monitoring and report on progress.
  • Implementing strong governance for projects which will be aligned with overall governance processes.
  • Ensuring that the transition of projects into BAU is managed effectively in order to minimise customer disruption.
  • Providing coaching and mentoring as required to further the careers of Project Managers.

Essential Experience:

  • Significant proven experience and ability in delivering major business projects.
  • Experience of managing individual budgets/projects simultaneously, with an individual value of £1m minimum.
  • Ability and proven experience of leading matrix teams of high performing employees.
  • Customer focused approach.
  • Strong track record of building and managing relationships at all levels.
  • Formal project management qualification e.g. PRINCE2, APMP.
  • Previous experience of working in an organisation that uses release management or similar formal change methodologies.
  • Experience within either a Telecoms, Technology or Retail organisation.
  • Strong financial management and budgetary control.

Beneficial Experience:

  • Telecoms industry experience is strongly advantageous.
  • Business Analysis and strategy experience.
  • Degree educated.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.