What you’ll be doing...

Project Manager to support a global utilities client, developing their network and security needs with industry leading solutions, growing their business digitisation capabilities and improving efficiencies.

Job Requirements:

Lead a portfolio of projects, involving different stakeholders following benchmark PM methodology. Discipline is required in change control; budget management, and on-time delivery performance. It is critical that PM is able to decide priorities, optimising results across workload

Environment is pressurised to continually deliver excellence and strive for continuous improvement in process efficiencies, document quality, and solution delivery. Individual needs to enjoy a challenge and relish continuously being encouraged to improve

Strong communication skills are critical to develop close relationships with the customer to collaborate as partners, allowing full understanding on critical focus areas, driving customer satisfaction.

All solutions are directly activated onto a live network. Therefore it is critical that implementations are rolled out with careful due diligence and focus on quality of work at all times, preventing any potential network failure or re-work actions

Influencing and negotiating skills are required to navigate the many inter departmental relationships to ensure the PM has the right resources allocated and priority within our business processes and systems to meet the customer goals

Risk/Issue mitigation skills and experience within complex solutions is paramount, to ensure budgets and delivery expectations are held, even when delays within the project timeline occur

Previous experience within a Telco environment and an understanding of networks and cyber security solutions is preferred

What we’re looking for...

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject

  • Five or more years of working as a Project Manager with additional industry experience

  • Previous experience in an external customer focused environment

  • Proven leadership skills & capabilities

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in IT or Engineering discipline with over 5 years of experience

  • PRINCE 2 or ITIL PM qualification

  • Experience in AGILE working practices

  • Experience to Lean Six Sigma philosophies, potentially with certification

  • IT Enterprise Client Experience

  • Financial Business acumen

Additional Information:

  • Role involves around 10-20% travel to UK client sites with occasional travel overseas

  • Comfortable working in a matrix environment, where influence provides results rather than rank

  • Self-starter, and natural leader keen on making a difference

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.