JOB TITLE: Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Newbury
Job Reference : 10899SM Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 30/07/2014
Salary & Benefits : £250 - £300 per day
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Job Description

Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms
Long term contract
Day rate £250 to £300
Based on site with Vodafone in Newbury

The Role
The Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms role is to manage and co-ordinate the overall project across all of the key activities. The Project is working on new product introduction and managing the implementation of microwave hardware into the VF network.

The main activities of the Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms will be, but not limited to:

* Management and co-ordination of the project activities and deliverables.
* Act as single focal point of contact for project
*Definition (jointly with Vodafone UK) of comprehensive project plans including the Project Scope, Team organization, Main Tasks, Milestones and Entry/Exit criteria to be fulfilled at the Milestones.
*Daily / weekly meeting and reports as necessary about the overall project introduction and progress. The content of the reports will be jointly agreed between Supplier and Vodafone UK.
*Regular Organisation of Technical, Operational, Testing review meetings
*Compile Reports about Testing/Acceptance Process, including statistics and the status of the activities regarding the testing activities
*Interface and co-ordinate with other internal teams from Supplier
*Preparation and maintain project plans and progress reports against key milestones and against quality criteria for the implementation of the service, together with Vodafone UK project manager
*Support in the provision of summary plans with estimated timings for each phase of the project, which should be agreed with Vodafone UK.
*Preparation and maintenance of a resource plan with necessary requirements and relevant skills needed for the duration of the project
*Secure consistency in resourcing and availability of technical personnel (design, test, integration personnel etc.).
*Consult and respond to quality assurance concerns and initiate quality assurance measures to improve the reliability of the Transmission networks and the quality of the project deliverables.
*Compile phase by phase Bill of Materials, scope of works, provide network designs and all associated documentation
*Facilitate escalation within higher levels of the Supplier and provide first point of escalation during the project.
*Periodically review and monitor the quality assurance metrics overall, and ensure they meet the required SLA's agreed
*Participate in the design, testing, acceptance reviews with Vodafone UK
*Identify any type of risks associated with the design testing, acceptance phases. Maintain the a project risk management plan and update as necessary
*Together with Vodafone UK project manager manage the issues, register and provide support for the re-planning or re-organisation of any activity that has been delayed.
*Follow up on technical issues and make available additional highly qualified technical specialists on a per request basis to assist with problems, queries and system integration support during the duration of the project
*Organize regular stakeholder meetings, workshops and information gathering exercises.
*Interface towards technical/development and local units at Supplier side.

The Candidate
The ideal Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms will have;
Previous Project Delivery Manager experience within Mobile Telecoms
You must have microwave transmission experience as this is the technology
High level of Project management skills needed to draft and maintain plans and deliverability
Previous man management experience.
It is expected they will have significant experience in wireless transmission technologies
You are able to be based from Newbury on a daily basis.

The Company
The Project Delivery Manager- Mobile Telecoms will work on site at Vodafone Newbury as a contractor for our end client.

The Package
The rate we are looking to pay is £250 to £300 per day depending on experience

Further info
The role is all inclusive and covers normal working day i.e. 8.30 to 5.30. However, at this level, some overtime will be expected as needed to fulfil the demands of the job. The rate reflects this, no weekend working is required.

Job Keywords

Project, Delivery, Manager, Mobile, Telecoms, contract, Newbury, Vodafone, microwave, network, implementation, wireless, transmission, SIAE, Huawei, Ericsson, Operations, Prince2, PMP, infrastructure, telecommunications, cell site, installation

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