Technical Project manager

Job Req ID:  551
Posting Date:  15-Sep-2022
Function:  Agile Capability
Location: 

Snowhill, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive

About BT

 

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.

About The Role

 

The role can be based in Birmingham and Bristol.

Our Technology Delivery Team are the centre of expertise for all strategic programme and project delivery across Technology, supporting Customer Mobile, Mobile Network & Security and 5G & Group functions.

You will be working in a highly complex fast paced environment, responsible for creating and leading an integrated team to deliver end-to-end projects.  You will need to ensure that the projects have a valid business benefit, are delivered on time, within budget and to agreed quality criteria from conception through to market launch and transition into operations. 

You will work closely with stakeholders across the Organisation to shape the Projects and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing.

You will have the following responsibilities:

 

  • Managing the technical delivery of complex projects, and delivering innovative products, regularly first to market.
  • Working across world leading brands BT, EE and PlusNet
  • Managing virtual teams of <100 and working with external partners and suppliers to deliver against business objectives.
  • E2E planning of projects, including resources, negotiating and securing resources as required.
  • E2E ownership of project, ensuring delivery to time, budget and quality as expected.
  • Responsible for project governance, budget management of <£5m, risk, issue and change management for the entire project.
  • Providing reporting to time and standard as directed by PMO.
  • Collaborating across all design and delivery partners to produce coherent project outcomes.
  • Working across the stakeholder group whilst influencing up to Director level. Visibly owning delivery and driving engagement for the project.

You should bring following skills / experience

 

Must have:

  • Experience in network cyber security, specifications and standard; track record of delivering risk-based solutions in line with the requirements of security policies and as directed by the Security Strategy.
  • Professional experience delivering medium to large projects within a Gated Project Governance process.
  • Ability to provide effective leadership and project planning to project teams.
  • Communication with stakeholders up to Director level, driving strong, open and sustained communication channels both within the project team and with the wider stakeholder community. 
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to shape the project and proactively solve conflict situations through problem-solving, negotiation, open communication and direct influencing.
  • Experience of proactively forecasting and managing project costs to forecasts, both Opex and Capex.
  • Excellent track record in project delivery within a fast paced, Technology environment in the telecoms business using a range of internal and external suppliers to deliver.

 

Nice to have:

  • Good knowledge of and experience with Mobile products and services.
  • Industry recognised Project Management Qualification.

Benefits

 

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • 50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids
  • 30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans

About BT
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..