Network Project Manager

Key purpose of the role

This role carries primary responsibility for maintaining and providing high quality project management and processes to support requests from various business areas and external customers, efficiently deal with complex network engineering challenges and ad hoc change requests with the minimum level of supervision. Flexibility, agility, can do attitude and ability to think through challenges as well as being self organised / motivated and having a desire to succeed are key for this role.

You will also take responsibility for the project delivery of the active equipment, managing network projects, active and passive network capacity management, B2B circuit co-ordination and Data Centre related delivery tasks.

You will hold fundamental supplier relations and have the ability to use your supplier relations to negotiate on pricing, escalate issues where necessary and deliver to within the business’s needs.

This role will suit candidates who wish to demonstrate extensive experience within network rollout showing a breadth of key skill sets that are used to focus on network rollout principles.

Key Accountabilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, install and commission active equipment for ITS
  • Deliver network projects on time, within budget and to specification
  • Stakeholder engagement, providing effective management reporting and communication
  • Liaison and management of external suppliers and vendors to meet the business requirements
  • Challenge and innovate to ensure that rollout speeds up, has greater coverage and continuously review costs to ensure best value
  • Setting up processes where required while ensuring agility and simplicity are adhered to
  • Awareness of information security requirements and compliance
  • Work in partnership with both the internal ITS teams and third party suppliers to support additional build activity and innovation, such as MDUs, DPA and B2B
  • Review network capacity on a regular basis and proactively highlight potential shortfalls
  • Customer NNI Provisioning requests

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act in accordance with our values and behaviours
  • Take active responsibility for your own career development and performance
  • Ensure your conduct is within our policies
  • Highly effective and organised individual, able to proactively manage their own workload
  • Builds strong relationships across internal and external stakeholders
  • Willingness to go above and beyond to deliver the programme outcomes and meet the critical success factors required
  • Comfortable in engaging and influencing stakeholders, both internally and externally
  • Comfortable working in a high paced and innovative environment within challenging timescales
  • Fearless of ambiguity and change to deliver exceptional customer experience

 

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the job holder may be required to perform other duties as assigned from time to time by their manager or a senior leader.

This job description may vary in consultation with the post holder to reflect changes within the marketplace, the department, or the business.

Person Specification Overview

Qualifications & Training

Desirable:

  • Prince2/ITIL Qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Proven Network Delivery Experience
  • Project Management Experience
  • Supplier Management Experience
  • Experience working in a customer service environment

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of telecoms industry fibre broadband products and services

Skills / Abilities & Relevant Competencies

Essential

  • Analysis, organisation, and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and driven to meet service objectives and targets
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated with an eye for detail
  • Able to liaise and interact effectively with suppliers, management, technical teams, and customers
  • Flexible approach and able to manage varying workload

 

Desirable

  • Experience of using supplier portals and processes

Special Requirements

  • Able to travel to various ITS office locations as requested
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