The Technical Delivery Manager will be responsible for the delivery of technical projects through their life cycle, ensuring solutions are sound and aligned to business goals. Responsible for the day-to-day management of projects through all stages of the implementation process. To provide commercial, contractual and project management of a portfolio of projects that are associated with a growing IT Development operating in the UK Fibre based Telecom’s sector.
Manage both internal and external projects
Provide commercial and contractual expertise to prepare and negotiate contracts with suppliers that protect the interests of Freedom Fibre whilst recognising that the contract outcomes need to be mutually beneficial to all parties
Administer contracts and ensure that the contract outcomes are achieved both in terms of timely delivery and value for money
Maintain programme information using appropriate methods (e.g., Gantt, Kanban)
Maintain appropriate budgetary controls and monitoring
Provide robust, timely and accurate cost and value data at both project and summary level and the status of progress in relation to the programme schedule so that management can assess the status of any project at any point in time
Produce performance data and prepare monthly reports for management including KPI reporting
Work with the IT Development Leadership Team to create and maintain ways of working which reflect the evolving needs of the department
Work with cross department teams to deliver successful outcomes for the Company
Provide additional support to the wider Project Management Team as and when required
Head of Architecture
Skills and Experience
Previous and demonstratable experience in a previous / similar role (knowledge of the telecoms industry or utilities sector is desirable)
Experience of commercial, contract and project management
Strong organisational, communication skills (written and verbal) and teamwork skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking
Exceptional stakeholder management experience
Working knowledge of IT project development processes
Ability to produce high quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets
Strong technical knowledge of IT Development is desirable
Previous experience working in an Agile, Scrum environment
Relevant university degree (desirable)
Evidence of professional development (desirable)
Prince 2, PMP, Scrum Master certified or equivalent certificates
Has a methodical approach
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills, with ability to manage and prioritise a range of work varying in complexity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Expert in Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies
Our Ideal Fit
Someone who is a team player, they must be willing to get their sleeves rolled up from time to time, to take this business from what is a start-up to one that is an industry leader.
Working with Freedom Fibre
We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere; you will be encouraged to speak out and contribute wherever you feel you have something to offer. Our offices are open 07:00 through to 19:00 and we are happy to be flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work life balance that suits you and Freedom Fibre.
We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private health care and flexible working along with other benefits.
Freedom Fibre is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We are committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees. We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone, from any background can reach their full potential without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of our people is positively valued.
Place of Work
The place of work will be our offices in Irlam, near Manchester.