JOB TITLE: Senior Project Manager (Mobile)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 8474 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Contract Posted : 11/05/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £260 - £280 per day
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a senior project manager, either to be based out of the Warrington or Surrey Office of this mobile telecoms company. You will be principle project manager, tasked with leading and managing a Project Delivery Team and provide the business and its external partners with specialist project delivery services, expertise and solutions. On that basis, we are looking to recruit a project manager with experience of leading other project managers.


Job Description

We are looking to recruit a senior project manager, either to be based out of the Warrington or Surrey Office of this mobile telecoms company.

You will be principle project manager, tasked with leading and managing a Project Delivery Team and provide the business and its external partners with specialist project delivery services, expertise and solutions. On that basis, we are looking to recruit a project manager with experience of leading other project managers and you must be from a mobile telecoms deployment / build / network roll out background.

This is a long term, day rate contract on a LTD company basis.

Experience:

* Previous substantial experience in a telecoms (Ideally mobile) Project Management role
* Detailed understanding of differences between Project and Programme Management
* Be working towards Accreditation with a recognised PM Organisation (e.g. APM, Prince 2)
* Carried out a Project Assurance role
* Ability to educate in Project Management Tools and Techniques; including MS Project
* Line Management experience
* Understand Transformation/ Change Management
* Commercial Acumen

Responsibilities:

* Total and complete ownership of the project(s), typically associated with mobile telecoms network roll out, build and delivery.
* Matrix manage a project team and work closely and proactively with functional line managers
* Manage the project to agreed tolerances and scope ensuring all risks are mitigated and issues managed in a robust and clear manner
* Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for all projects under his/her direction.
* Sets expectations upward regarding revenue and profitability projections
* Responsibility for the team's successful delivery of the projects within its portfolio, developing strategies and solutions which ensure that quality, financial and output targets are met in a way which achieves the projects' objectives.
* Provide management and leadership of the Delivery Team with coaching, mentoring and professional development as necessary, maintaining an overview of the team's performance and that of individuals and achieving a step change in the team's project management capabilities.
* Ensure the team has sufficient resources to deliver its project portfolio and escalate this as an issue where resources are insufficient.
* Ensure project delivery in accordance with processes and procedures, with particular reference to the Project Management Framework and thereby including project structures, controls and governance, change control, risk management, stakeholder communications and reporting.


Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

Project, 3g, Mobile, Roll Out, Build



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

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