BT Project Management Professional in Bristol, United Kingdom
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Why this role matters
This is a Defence Government contract; a role where you will be required to operate between several Ministry of Defence sites. Attendance at customer meetings may be required and SC security clearance is required . The role is DFTS-specific (Defence Fixed Telecommunications Service) and has responsibility for undertaking management of bespoke network projects. It requires close engagement with the `Authority’ and wider DFTS programme activity.
Leadership and coaching of colleagues within the extended project team is expected to ensure all requirements are identified, communicated, planned and executed in line with the agreed contractual requirements, Authority expectations, plans and timeline.
A third party are currently taking over certain network elements from existing BT services. This role is to manage the migration of the agreed services from DFTS onto the new Authority platform. This requires migration’ andcease/recovery’ activity to be effectively managed and delivered within specified timescales.
It is the DFTS project team role to ensure BT are prepared, capable and ready to respond to all/any exit requests to prevent delay to the Authority strategic plans.
The role is responsible for planning and managing the delivery of project(s): This activity could be smaller projects where scale/complexity/risk is low or stages/components/work streams within a larger project/programme. In both instances complexity indicators such as the Work Breakdown Structure and Team Structure are likely to be simple and single tier.
We have around 1.2 million customers and serve over half the FTSE 350. Our customers range from big household names, government departments and public service organisations right through to small businesses and new start-ups. We cover both the communications and IT services markets. Overall we’re focused on four main product markets: Fixed Voice; Mobility; Fibre and connectivity; networked IT services provided over the biggest UK network in both fixed and mobile communications.
What you'll be doing
Accountable for producing and maintaining the Delivery Schedule.
Accountable for producing or providing input to Project Management artefacts (i.e. PID, RAID Logs etc.).
Accountable for managing multiple BT teams/functions to deliver an agreed set of outputs within time, budget and quality parameters.
Accountable for keeping customers informed of progress. This will be via informal and formal mechanisms.
Accountable for supporting and conforming with agreed governance structures (i.e., attending project checkpoints, providing regular schedule updates etc.)
Accountable for highlighting any changes in scope and ensuring that these are managed through appropriate governance.
Accountable for managing risks/issues with appropriate escalation in a timely manner.
Accountable for providing and maintaining resource forecasts within Clarity PPM.
Accountable for inputting and maintaining key milestone dates within Clarity PPM.
We'll also need to see these on your CV
Experience of managing the delivery of Work Packages or small Projects. Ideally these should be IT or Network related.
Experience of working in a face to face role with customers in equivalent roles or one step up.
Experience of managing and directing small (<10 FTE) multi-function teams.
Hold a Project Management qualification (i.e. foundation level)
Experience of working in a large organisation with a complex stakeholder environment.
Experience of managing dispersed teams is desirable as sometimes teams are not co-located.
Experience of using corporate IT systems for collaboration, workflow etc..
Why choose us?
At BT, we entertain, educate and empower millions of people every single day. We’re a brand built on connecting people – whether that’s friends, family, businesses or communities. Working here, you’ll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but – more than that – you’ll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development.
Benefits of working for BT include:
Competitive salary and on-target bonus plan
World-class training and career development opportunities
25 days’ annual leave (not including bank holidays)
Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
Share option and pension scheme programmes
Flexible benefits to fit around you
We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.
Job: Project management
Title: Project Management Professional
Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-Avon-Bristol
Requisition ID: 133710