Project Manager

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  • Location:

    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £425 - £450 per day

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    Luke Horner

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Project Manager

Location: Bristol

Contract: 3 months with likely extension

Rates: £425-£450 per day (inside ir35)

Why the job matters

The project manager will lead a project team of up 30 people, as well as multiple 3rd party suppliers. The project manager will be responsible for the definition and delivery of time-critical outcomes, working with third party suppliers organisations who are delivering key components of the overall solution. This project is delivering the migration strategy for a number of Mobile Network Services.

What you'll be doing - Accountabilities

  • Leading - Mobilising and coordinating large virtual teams (Up to 30), often working with external partners and suppliers, to deliver against business objectives.
  • Influencing - Using domain and industry experience to positively affect project delivery, introducing new ways of working.
  • Planning - Ensuring that the project is appropriately scaled and resourced to deliver the agreed outcomes.
  • Negotiating - Interlocking scope and phasing between projects, to deliver outcomes against agreed business demand.
  • Driving - Making delivery and prioritisation decisions on a daily basis to manage level of risk. Measured on successful delivery against project outcomes, primarily anchored around time, cost and quality.
  • Governing - responsible for all project governance, including financial, budget management (for up to £10m annual budget) and financial risk management across the project.
  • Reporting - responsible for managing delivery risk across the project of work, providing valuable management reporting across the entire stakeholder base.
  • Collaborating - working across multiple teams and functions within and out of the company.

Experience required

  • Extensive experience in managing large, complex Mobile Network projects
  • Experience of Cloud Technologies
  • Experience of Agile Ways of Working
  • Experience in leading medium-large matrix teams
  • Experience and management of annual budget up to £10m.
  • Extensive stakeholder experience across and out with the business, with regular engagement up to and including Director-level.

5 Key Skills

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Driving delivery and prioritisation decisions
  • Governing delivery
  • Influencing using domain and industry knowledge

Connected Leaders Behaviours

  • Bold Decision Maker
  • Collaborative Partner
  • Commercial Thinker

Key Decisions

  • Project delivery and phasing
  • Risk management
  • Project budgets