Innovation Project Manager

30 Dec 2020
14 Jan 2021
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Telent, Innovation Project Manager

Warwick, Permanent

With current annual revenues in excess of GBP400M and 2,400 employees. We operate within various industry sectors including Rail, Traffic, Public Safety, Defence, Service Providers, Enterprise and Public Sector.

We're currently looking for a dynamic Project Manager to join our NRTS tearm in Warwick. We want a talented individual who brings creativity, ideas and innovation to the role they do in order to help us drive continuous improvement through our NRTS programme.

You'll manage a portfolio of telecoms projects and will be responsible for challenging the status quo in order to drive efficiencies within an established project. Working with a multitude of stakeholders at varying levels this is the perfect arena for you to show off your skill set.

What will I be doing?

Identifying innovation opportunities and supporting them from conception to the delivery / deployment
Leading innovation projects across all delivery functions including technical design, programme planning, pre–build and testing, installation, commissioning, and site handover
Supporting the delivery of innovation projects, ensuring that each project is delivered on time, within budget, and has achieves the agreed client acceptance criteria
Liaising with the client and key stakeholders to develop and maintain a forward looking programme for accurate demand and capacity planning
Putting in place planning and programmatic measures and controls to support forecasting, reporting, and risk management
Ensuring there is early engagement with the telecom designers and other stakeholders
Ensuring information regarding the programme forecast is communicated within different business functions to enable appropriate resource to meet requirements
Monitoring, controlling and reviewing performance through regular meetings with all stakeholders and client
You'll seek continuous improvement of the network through the introduction of new and innovative solutions
Developing collaborative delivery plans with the Client and their stakeholders and implement improvements that lead to programme efficiencies in time or cost to delivery for the Client and for Telent

We'd be delighted to hear from you if you have the following skills/experience:

Ideally you'll come from the Transport sector however other relevant industries will be considered.
Demonstrable success leading telecommunications and/or capital works projects with high technology content in a safety or mission critical environment
Excellent leadership and people management skills working in a cross functional / matrix environment
Proven ability in establishing successful programme organisation structures and driving collaborative behaviours with Clients, Suppliers, and internal delivery teams
Excellent Client facing skills, comfortable engaging at senior levels within their organisation
Experience of managing multiple stakeholders and building strong relationships with the Client and Suppliers to meet the programme objectives will be essential for this role.
Strong and proven ability to work under pressure
Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
Excellent financial and commercial awareness
Management of Supply Chain quality to meet project objectives
Exposure to LEAN principles and Business Improvement

Excellent employee benefits:

Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
Occupational health support
Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward schemeWe reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion