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Programme Manager/Telecoms

Job Title: Programme Manager/Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 12 months
REF: PP/CK/Programme_1632822723
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email: caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

PROGRAMME MANAGER

12 MONTH CONTRACT

READING/HOME

We have an exciting opportunity to join our busy team working as a Programme Manager for a telecommunications company based in Berkshire.

Responsibilities of the Programme Manager include:

  • Accountable for the setting and monitoring of the high level delivery plan for the unilateral T&A delivery programme ensuring the agreed business outcomes and performance targets are met
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the alignment with the deployment teams to shareholder outcomes. To collaborate with the Shareholders and internal stakeholders to ensure the agreed outcomes are maximised.
  • To establish and participate in the agreed governance forums ensuring all decisions and changes are captured, assessed and managed.
  • Support the proactive management of all programme and solutions interdependencies, risks and issues. Initiating corrective action, recovery plans and intervention to achieve successful delivery of the programme and business outcomes.
  • To develop and implement new processes to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Ensure there is a continuous improvement mindset through regularly challenging operating practices and behaviours. To inspire teams to be innovative and push the boundaries.
  • To mobilise and deliver improvement programmes in line with the business delivery cycles
  • Assist with the sourcing, recruitment, development and management of the team to support programme delivery.
  • The Programme Manager will deliver programme communications to all key stakeholders internally, the shareholders and suppliers
  • Ensure there is overall coherence, quality and integrity of the programme from initiation to closure. Drive the use of, and adherence to, Programme Management methodology.
  • Manage Change Control ensuring impacts are captured and communicated to Shareholders and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage internal costs governance forum to include PO approval, budget management and site cost guardrail agreement.
  • Manage projects that deliver changes or improvements to agreed outcomes.
  • Challenge, coach and support managers and leaders to demonstrate the our Way, ensuring that feedback becomes a regular occurrence. Develop our staff to shine

The successful Programme Manager will have:

  • SME status (Subject Matter Experts) with experience in the infrastructure deployment programmes.
  • Significant and extensive experience of initiating, leading and managing the delivery of large scale, complex programmes and solutions
  • Significant experience of leading and managing teams of retained resource and key partners to deliver large and highly complex programmes and solutions to agreed time, cost and quality.
  • Extensive experience of formal Programme Management in a technology industry (mobile telecommunications desirable but not essential, other industries experience will also be recognised).
  • A proven track record of bringing industry best practice into an organisation and using this to drive continuous improvement.
  • Experience of managing remotely located, cross-functional teams.
  • Strong communication skills - ability to influence at a senior level

To apply for the Programme Manager role, please send your CV to caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com

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