JOB TITLE: Programme Manager - Mobile Telecoms


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 11181SM Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 04/12/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £330 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Programme Manager - Mobile Telecoms Reporting to General Manager Working on a National Mobile Telecoms roll out Long term rolling contract Looking to start in January Paying £330 per day Based in Manchester Job Scope The Programme Manager- Mobile Telecoms has overall responsibility for the cost effective and dynamic resourcing of projects through weekly programme meetings and active engagement with project managers


Job Description

Programme Manager - Mobile Telecoms
Reporting to General Manager
Working on a National Mobile Telecoms roll out
Long term rolling contract
Looking to start in January
Paying £330 per day
Based in Manchester

Job Scope
The Programme Manager- Mobile Telecoms has overall responsibility for the cost effective and dynamic resourcing of projects through weekly programme meetings and active engagement with project managers

The Role
The Programme Manager- Mobile Telecoms will be responsible for the following

*Ensure the effective day-to-day project planning of all sites and crews in conjunction with relevant Project Managers
*Chair and communicate agenda for the weekly programme meeting and organise the programme schedule for the next week's work
*Collect information from Project Managers throughout the week in advance of programme meeting
*Update and amend programme as required - in the event of issues arising during the week, which might impact existing work schedule - e.g. weather conditions, project cancellation, etc.
*Ensure that the crew allocated to each project has sufficient skills and access rights for that project
*Track & approve crew annual leave requests to ensure proper cover for all projects during holiday time
*Analyse client trends and volumes of work
*Ensure no job starts without a PO or H&S Plan already completed.
*Liaise closely with Programme Managers within the client organizations & attend weekly meeting with Client counterpart.
*Attend monthly Client Performance Review meeting & present statistic's
*Ensure crews are working contractual hours and are programmed efficiently
*Approve weekly timesheets form employees

The Candidate
The Programme Manager- Mobile Telecoms will have;
* Experience in a similar role
*Experience in a telecoms/project management environment
*Strong Organisational ability with experience in MS Project or similar project tools
*Project Management Accreditation desirable
*Proven people skills in delivery of organisational objectives

The ideal Programme Manager- Mobile Telecoms needs to be
*Organised and able to drive/implement effective processes that deliver cost effective resourcing
*Results driven leader with proven ability in processes improvement
*Self-starter who can operate effectively in a dynamic and fast paced organization
*Able to build and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders in the business
*Provides direction and guidance to project managers and crew leaders across projects
*Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organisational objectives

Bluefire Consulting are a Recruitment Agency working on behalf of our end client


Job Keywords

Programme, Manager, Mobile, Telecoms, Project, Operations, Delivery, Manchester, H&S, Prince 2, infrastructure, network roll out, technical, engineering, implementation, commissioining, microwave, North west



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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