Project Manager - Fixed Line Telecoms

£430 per day | Basingstoke | Contract
Posted 1 month ago

Project Manager wanted for a large international networks company can be based in London or Basingstoke, must have worked in fixed line telecoms on projects with Data Centre, DWDM, OSP, Metro Ethernet, SDH, IP, Off-net Access.

The Project Manager will be expected to deliver customer facing project on time and within budget through matrix organisation.

The Project Manager is expected to have a deep understanding of Project Management concepts and can apply methodologies (preferably PRINCE2) to a project of a technical nature to successfully manage project to time, budget and quality specified.

The Project Manager manages all interactions on the project from the customer order and contract signature through to implementation and closure to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

- Hold internal kick-off meeting to review solution, all dependencies, actions and timelines
- Act as central point of contact for all internal stakeholders
- Work closely with Project Customer Care Managers to ensure all system updates as applied as necessary in line with the project plan
- Ensure detailed network design is produced and design is understood by internal and external stakeholders
- Ensure orders loaded by Sales accurately reflect solution and design sold
- Hold customer kick-off meeting
- Act as the customer face within level3 and as central point of contact for customer to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
- Produce outline project plan and critical milestones
- Produce outline PID and communications plan, gain internal and external stakeholder acceptance sign off
- Agree priority site list, test plan and customer acceptance criteria
- Update and provide weekly RAID (Risk, actions and issues depository)
- Manage all risks and issues during the project and mitigate risk according
- Hold minimum weekly update call/meeting with customer and any face to face meetings necessary as per communications plan
- Update and issue weekly project plan to customer and update WIP reports to track progress
- Hold weekly update call and meetings with all internal stakeholders - Offnet Provisioning Team, Circuit design and build teams, Dimension data for kit procurement and pre-stage builds
- Communicate and schedule in access for 3rd party
- Manage procurement of managed CPE, build, pre-stage and testing of with NP&I team
- Manage internal fibre team and co-ordinate all activities for on net builds build out to customer premises
- Agree and raise change controls with the customer when scope deviates
- Manage stage 1 router installs and testing and own any issues from the installation
- Manage the stage 2 activation activities when customer wants to connect and migrate LAN
- Managed project closure activities, lessons learnt and milestone sign off

- A number of years Telecoms experience
- Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.
- Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.
- PRINCE2 certification preferred
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Good telecommunications technical knowledge required
- Experienced in the use of monitoring techniques and processes
- Experienced in identifying problem areas and alternative solutions for projects
- Able to devise and implement effective and efficient project plan changes.
- Can develop cost/benefit analysis, track actuals, and produce variance analysis reports.
- Has the knowledge and experience to ensure efficient utilisation of all resources required in projects
- Detailed understanding of Network Technologies and Systems (Data-Centre's, OSP, DWDM, Metro Ethernet, SDH, IP, Offnet Access)

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Roberts
01442 285 016

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