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PROGRAMME MANAGER - DELIVERY ASSURANCE

Job Title: PROGRAMME MANAGER - DELIVERY ASSURANCE
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 month initial
REF: PROGMAN-BERK/ROB_1563550600
Contact Name: Robert Hudson
Contact Email: robert.hudson@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Working for a major telecoms company in Berkshire, we are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to take the lead on a complex cloud & network transformation programme.

Within the role you be performing an assurance function across the portfolio to ensure the smooth delivery of a number of concurrent programmes and workstreams. Also working closely with the PMO to also ensure commercial and delivery alignment with multiple project teams and business stakeholders.

  • Looking for someone with strong programme management skills, delivery experience and excellent control of programme governance
  • Strong characters required, used to complex stakeholder management, contract and commercial management, as you will be managing suppliers/SIs from a programme delivery assurance perspective, as well as liaising with additional suppliers for Core, IT and OSS services.
  • Line management (contract and perm employees)
  • Will be interfacing with "Heads of" and Directors, so need excellent communication, and used to working in a pressured environment.
  • Budget management circa £50M+ and control of internal/financial systems.

MUST HAVE skills:

  • Telecoms networks - 3G, 4G, 5G networks, Cloud / infrastructure, OSS/BSS or IT systems and applications
  • Set-up and delivery experience of complex programmes - with budget management circa £30-50M+
  • Managed multiple workstreams or multiple programmes simultaneously
  • Commercial awareness / contract knowledge, 3rd party supplier management
  • Confident control of cross-programme governance and inter-dependency management

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