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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SQ160322_1647429795
Contact Name: Sarah Quinn
Contact Email: sarah.quinn@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

An exciting new opportunity for a permanent Commercial Project Manager has come to light, for a well-known telecommunications company based in Theale, Reading. This fresh role is needed to support the Commercial Solutions manager and the wider BD side of the commercial team. This will be in effect a project coordinator working closely with the BD managers and the project delivery teams in the ops team.

The Project Manager will co-ordinate the onboarding of selected new business customers and initiatives. There will be multiple initiatives to manage in parallel so the role will require agility and flexibility and an ability to always keep multiple projects moving forward positively. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their commercial skills with a view to progressing a commercial career in Cornerstone.

Key Responsibilities

  • Display a strong understanding of the objective and will also have the opportunity to input into this goal.
  • Agree a timeline for delivery of the initiative with internal Cornerstone stakeholders as well as customer stakeholders.
  • Agree the RACI model so clear accountability will exist for all aspects of delivering the project. The RACI will include internal and customer / external ownership.
  • Identify areas for improvement & take ownership of specific issues through to resolution to help drive hitting of milestones and objectives
  • Risk, Issue & Dependency Management - proactively surface and record all risk, issues & dependencies, subsequently managing their mitigation and resolution, and escalating as needed to ensure targets are achieved.

Key Criteria

  • Proven experience in delivering projects in a commercial / flexible environment
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong planning capability
  • Clear communication skills
  • Good Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and excel skills
  • Self-starter and very organised
  • Very comfortable creating project timetables
  • Strong commercial interest in infrastructure
  • Good stake holder management
  • RACI Modelling exposure

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