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Senior Project Manager (Sourcing Technical Network Solutions)

Job Title: Senior Project Manager (Sourcing Technical Network Solutions)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CM/SPM_1647294675
Contact Name: Cauvery Machaiah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager will be proactive, willing to embrace complex challenges and be comfortable in developing strong business wide relationships with customers and partners to drive the project outcomes.

In this role the primary focus will be to work across a team of c20 strong to pull together the strategic, technical requirements for a Network proposition, manage the scheduling and running of a sizeable RFP across multiple vendors and drive these activities to a business recommendation supported by key stakeholders.


  • Definition, initiation, delivery and leadership of complex projects so that they are correctly structured with an underpinned plan that is fully coordinated, risk-managed and communicated.
  • Leadership of discrete groups of people, both internally and externally, to work together to realise the projects business benefits.
  • Responsible for ensuring that budget investments allocated to the project are effectively managed.
  • Govern and assure that the project is being delivered in accordance with the project governance processes and support the quarterly and annual planning processes.
  • Provide the capability to manage change against project budget and provide clear, simple and transparent reporting.
  • Contribute to building business cases with procurement and finance, managing budget input and pulling together outputs for onwards approval.


  • Proven capabilities around project managing complex procurement projects (>£50M E2E value) collaborating with technical, procurement, legal teams and driving approvals with senior management.
  • Previous experience of large complex project deliveries where technical or business outcomes were met.
  • Evidence of strong leadership and people skills, with experience of managing diverse teams and an ability to motivate, inspire and guide others to deliver in an uncertain and fast-paced environment.
  • Influence at all levels and ability to articulate business/technical outcomes using simple clear language.
  • Ideally would have experience in project managing complex Telecommunications Network/IT projects but other major sector experience would be considered.

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