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Early Engagement Project Manager

Job Title: Early Engagement Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RC/C/Demand Manager_1631711499
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Technology Demand Manager - Contract - Reading, Berkshire.

Initial contract till end of December

Leading Telecommunications company requires a Technology Demand Manager that offers flexible working both remote and at their offices in Reading.

The role is part of the Demand Shaping team within the E2E Design and Delivery organisation of Technology and Operations Department, reporting to the Technology Demand Senior Manager.

The role will be responsible for co-ordinating work on several opportunities that are going through Consulting and Demand Shaping, to ensure that the business owner gets information on the impact of their initiative in terms of the complexity, best technical solution, cost and duration to implement in the most effective manner.

The TDM will lead a business decision conversation, and if there is approval to continue investment and once the chosen solution is approved by the X-AB, they will align resources (management, technical and funding) to execute the next steps - Evaluation and Delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all Business initiatives going through Demand Shaping have a Business owner, sponsor and agreed funding, with an understanding of priority and required delivery dates
  • Monitoring progress and reporting on the status of shaping to the Business Owner.
  • Reporting and recording data and information points and working with the Demand Performance Specialist to maintain data governance.
  • Escalating issues and inputting into Continuous Improvement; taking accountability for team and function performance
  • Assignment, facilitation, and effective co-operation of a team of experts to complete Demand Shaping
  • Ensuring that all expected outcomes of Demand Shaping have been delivered, including the BRS, High Level Architecture, Very High Level plan and Cost, Domains affected/impacted, as well as the Cost and Duration of the Evaluation phase.
  • Ensure that all required inputs into X-AB have been produced by Business/Technical architects


  • Experience working at the project initiation/early engagement stage of projects
  • IT Delivery Management experience needed
  • Technology Delivery experience
  • Ability and experience with requirements gathering, and demand shaping
  • Telco experience would be beneficial, but not essential

If you would like to be considered for the position, please can you send your CV through to

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