Telecoms Project Planner, Chester - Permanent
Are you ready to support the delivery of a fibre first Britain? Have you been impacted by Covid and looking for a new exciting challenge? We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Programme Lead to support the deployment of full fibre networks across the North West. We would love to hear from you if you have previous experience within a similar role.
You'll be working in a part of telent that is dedicated to transforming and delivering a future proof fibre first Britain. We aim to be the UK's leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective services.
You'll be working in a part of telent that is dedicated to transforming the way support is delivered nationwide to Openreach and other external network operators. We aim to be the UK's leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective services.
You'll receive formal training. - and on-the-job training where appropriate - to ensure you're up-skilled as technology develops along with E-learning schemes to help or refresh skills on-line
You'll be treated as an individual. We're not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you'll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.
Reporting to the Snr Project Manager, responsible for the local client contract management relationship and business reporting. A key deliverable of this role is to provide the business with fully built detailed programme to enable delivery against contractual milestones You will be responsible for the city specific plans on a rolling quarterly basis, as well as tracking weekly / monthly performance . Highlighting the critical path activities with the City Lead and delivery managers you will ensure that the operational teams have regular reviews prior to commencement of future network build.
You will be able to communicate effectively and at senior level; have experience in, complex program management and capacity planning, complemented by excellent interpersonal skills and a strong problem-solving ability.
Program management - building quarterly programs in conjunction with the delivery teams to meet the customer expectations and business needs in line with bid assumptions.Safety - ensure that safe working practices are adopted as the top priority for all activities undertaken and that they are supported by all relevant documentation correctly completed.
Capacity / forecast planning - identify and communicating future resource requirements across multiple locations and the identification of gaps highlighting risk to the senior team.
Customer Relationships - through regular communication and positive delivery outcomes establish an effective working relationship with the customer such that telent is seen as the preferred supplier in your area.
Data Analytics - providing MI on all aspects of delivery, tracking against agreed City delivery plans, cost and revenue MI against bid assumptions, performance against Contractual KPIs.
Reporting - provide formal contractual dashboard interfaces to the customer.
Business Plan - Supports and inputs to future business plans with a 2 - 5 year horizon.
Business Operations Skills - Experience:
Knowledge of NEC 3 framework contract an advantageExperience of Project/Delivery Management.
Project Management - Experience of complex delivery program's through partners and Delivery Depots.
Business Operations Skills - Qualifications:
IOSH Managing Safely Educated to degree level in relevant discipline or equivalent practical experience.
Prince 2 or MSP Practitioner accreditation is preferred though not essential for this role.
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
Company pension scheme
Occupational health support
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
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