Project manager

Job Req ID:  602
Posting Date:  20-Sep-2022
Function:  Agile Capability

Aztec West, Bristol, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

Job locations are:
Bristol (Primary), Belfast, Birmingham, London & Manchester


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.


Why this job matters

Working in a highly complex fast paced environment the Project Manager is responsible for creating and leading an integrated team to deliver end-to-end projects ensuring they have a valid business benefit, deliver on time, within budget and to agreed quality criteria from conception through to market launch and transition into operations.  


You will manage a virtual team of up to 100 people, including a number of 3rd party Suppliers, providing strong leadership across a number of Projects, depending on size and complexity.  


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.

Main responsibilities

  • Leading – Coordinating virtual teams (<100), working with external partners and suppliers, to deliver against business objectives.
  • Influencing – Using business and domain expertise to affect project outcomes
  • Planning – E2E planning of projects, including resources, negotiating and securing resources as required.


Main skills & exeperience required

  • Leadership Skills – Able to provide effective leadership to the project team, and take appropriate action
  • Communication Skills – Able to lead communication with stakeholders  and work to drive strong, open and sustained communication channels both within the project team and with the wider stakeholder community.
  • Professional Experience delivering medium to large projects (<£5m) within a Gated Project Governance process. 
  • Delivering using Agile methodologies and ceremonies
  • Excellent track record in project delivery within a fast paced, IT environment in the telecoms business using a range of internal and external suppliers to deliver.

About British Telecom
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..