Technical Delivery Manager, Manchester

The Role

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.

Core Responsibilities

  • 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

Reporting to

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

Personal Attributes

  • 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.



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