Project Management Specialist

Job Req ID:  2158
Posting Date:  10-Nov-2022
Function:  Cyber Security

UK Wide, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

Locations - Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Bristol, Ipswich or Manchester  #LI-Hybrid


Security isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of BT, but when it comes to keeping everyone safely connected, We Are The Protectors. We deal with thousands of cyber-attacks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses. We deliver vital work at scale, with real breadth and impact. We connect for good.


From being part of a dynamic, global Project delivery team to learning about new security solutions to customer presentations, this is a role where you can make a difference. As one of our Project Specialists, you’ll work closely with customers and internal and external stakeholders to deliver complex projects, whilst remaining sensitive to timescales, costs and quality.


This role is to work on and support on our recently announced strategic partnership with leading global cloud solutions company Rackspace. We're delighted to share that we've recently extended our agreement to include both Network and Cyber Security services. The development will see the creation of new joint offerings for customers, using the combined strengths of BT and Rackspace to help drive growth in both businesses. This role will play an integral part in helping drive the success of the programme via expert technical delivery and transformation.


This is an exciting opportunity, where you will be able lead by example and drive excellent customer delivery throughout. Your future starts here.


What you’ll do:

  • Provide the governance model as part of the project initiation and ensures that it’s maintained throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Deliver the end-to-end bespoke customer facing Security projects, focusing on time, cost and quality.
  • Develop and maintains excellent relationships with key external and internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive successful project delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Matrix manage other delivery focused operational and technical resources tasked with specific customer delivery.  
  • Learn about our security products and keep up to date with the latest security technology
  • Drive continuous improvement and transformational activities to improve the unit’s agility and reduce cost 
  • Guide and coach junior members of the team and peer review their work

You’ll definitely:

  • Be self-motivated and proactive
  • Be comfortable challenging and working to strict deadlines
  • Be organised and able to multi-task 
  • Use your initiative and be comfortable working with changing requirements
  • Have a proven track record in project management
  • Be commercially aware
  • Have an enquiring mind, thirst for knowledge and willingness to learn

You might even:

  • Possess a recognised formal qualification in Project Management
  • Have experience working with Agile Project Management Methodologies
  • Have experience of continuous improvement or transformation projects
  • Have knowledge of Security solutions or delivered a security project
    Have knowledge of operational processes and acceptance into service.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and on-target bonus plan
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Career progression in BT Security and across BT with our internal development programme
  • Competitive share options and pension scheme
  • Access to discounts on BT & EE products
  • 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year

 Why us? 
Security isn’t always the first thing that people think of with BT, but it is one of the fastest growing parts of our global organisation. We protect our networks from more than 6,500 cyber-attacks each day, invest over £40m in research each year and employ more than 3,000 people – which makes us the largest private cyber security employer in the UK. With incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow your skills, we’ll invest in you, nurture potential and shape your future – whatever your background or experience. 
We are at the top of our game and this is your chance to join us. You’ll be joining a global company operating at the forefront of the information age: BT employs 90,000 people in 180 countries. With huge scale, we’re capable of achieving great things, striving to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers whilst creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Empowered, challenged, supported and rewarded, our people are the key to our success. 
Play your part. Make a difference. We are the Protectors.

About BT
We’ve always been an organisation with purpose; we connect for good. You can trace this back to our beginning as pioneers of the world’s first telecommunications company. At our heart we’re a technology company with research and innovation in our bones and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers - those are the values we live by whilst also creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Our pursuit of progress over the past 180 years has established BT as a strong, successful brand, with huge scale capable of achieving great things. From supporting emergency services, hospitals, banks and keeping economies around the world online, safe and secure, to delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport. Today in this fast changing, always on, digital world our purpose remains true. Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before. So if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward we’ll offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers. If that’s you and what you’re looking for, we’d love you to be part of our future