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Senior Delivery Manager

Job Title: Senior Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RG/Delivery/Man_1573550424
Contact Name: Rebecca Harris
Contact Email: rebecca.harris@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

Delivery Manager (Network Deployment) Contract (12 Months) Based in Reading

We are looking for a Delivery Manager to join the Deployment function of MBNL DPD who are responsible for the delivery of a series of projects, programmes and activities on behalf of our shareholders as either shared or unilateral requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering network upgrade projects to time, cost and quality.

The role

  • Virtual management of MBNL internal cross functional team, MBNL external Suppliers and Shareholder Radio teams.
  • Successful delivery of network site infrastructure to MBNL design and HSQA standards.
  • Maintain Network continuity in accordance with MBNL Operational safeguards
  • Liaison with Shareholder teams to exploit synergies between passive and active equipment deployment
  • Responsible for intensely managing the day-to-day delivery of Suppliers, 3rd parties against contracted time, cost and quality obligations.
  • Undertaking direct intervention to investigate underperformance, instigate recovery initiatives and intensely manage the recovery of delivery performance. Escalating to the Senior Delivery Manager as required.
  • Manage Supplier delivery via regular review, meetings and reporting
  • Regular budget reforecasting working in MBNL Tools and systems in conjunction with Finance and Programme teams
  • Highlight potential risks to projects and mitigate as necessary
  • Seek agreement from stakeholders about site lists, delivery timescales and budgeting as required
  • Management of changes to site lists or specific site requirements
  • Be a true service provider - understand your customer's needs and encourage your team to deliver a great service internally and externally
  • Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning

What we are looking for:

  • Leadership experience, with a proven ability to drive delivery across organisational departments, and from 3rd party suppliers.
  • Good understanding of RAN processes and cross-functional dependencies
  • Natural ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
  • Understanding of the numerous functional deliverables (Acquisition. TX, Deployment, Ops)
  • Experience of motivating and managing outsource Suppliers.

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!

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