BT Senior regional construction projects manager (South) in London, United Kingdom

Senior regional construction projects manager (South)


Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

Corporate Functions help deliver our strategy and plans for growth. We shape and steer the direction of the business by managing our people, finances, shared services and buildings. We also oversee our legal, regulatory and compliance obligations too.

To lead and manage the team to ensure the delivery of multiple significant workplace construction projects and programmes to time, quality and budget. This ensures the suitability and first class provision of a physical workplace environment that engages colleagues and drives engagement.

What you'll be doing

I lead and manage the team to develop project scopes and briefs with CFU leads for delivery by the outsourced partners.

  • Oversee and monitor the translation of the P&FS design guidelines in to specific designs, acting as the central point of consistency and quality for our workplace design.

  • Deliver on the workplace transformation aspects of the One BT strategy by delivering the designs that provide engaging workplaces for all BT and Openreach colleagues within my region.

  • Develop and lead a significant and complex regional plan, alongside Openreach and Technology to deliver on the decommissioning and handback of telephone exchanges within their region to the overall schedule.

  • Monitor project and programme activity through third party delivery partners ensuring completion to time, quality and in budget.

  • Manage a team to execute property strategy and provide services to a number of sites, or a specific geographic region, contributing to policy discussions and implementing policy decisions within own area.

  • Coordinate day to day management of property projects to drive the ongoing delivery of property strategy and plans.

  • Provide technical expertise, strategic consultancy to the business and thought leadership, ensuring feasibility of projects and programmes and delivery of real property and commercial benefit to the business unit or region of responsibility.

  • Identify and execute opportunities to deliver financial savings across the property portfolio within area of responsibility.

  • Maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships for the best possible value and return on investment for BT.

  • Stakeholder engagement : able to engage effectively with senior stakeholders to fully understand and meet their needs.

  • Contract and supplier management : able to effectively drive strategic partners to deliver on our strategy in an ethical, commercially efficient and service orientated way.

  • Analysis and storytelling with data : an ability to assimilate large quantities of complex information with a view to extracting points of relevance quickly and the ability to convey this in a compelling and persuasive way.

  • People management: ability to manage and lead a geographically dispersed team, driving great performance and engagement.

  • Understanding of regulatory framework : knowledge of local regulatory framework to support the compliant delivery of workplace services.

We'll also need to see these on your CV

Understanding the wider workplace strategy, ensuring briefs meet the needs of customers and property design guidelines.

  • In-depth knowledge of construction project management is essential

  • RICs qualified.

  • Experience of delivery of multiple significant programmes to time, quality and budget is essential.

  • Experience of managing a team is essential.

  • Ability to demonstrate innovative and creative thinking to create engaging workplace designs is desirable.

Why choose us?

We’ve always been an organisation with purpose; to use the power of communications to make a better world. 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.

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: Property and facilities services

Title: Senior regional construction projects manager (South)

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London-London

Requisition ID: 104192