Civils and Fibre Project Manager
Posted on Jan 27, 2019 by SSE PLC
Job Title: Civils and Fibre Project Manager
Location: Portsmouth, Reading, flexible
Salary: £ based on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus
Permanent| Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
You will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle of fibre, civils, data infrastructure projects within the UK. This will include managing the daily activities of internal and contractor resource, as well as project documentation, financial reporting, process management and escalation management to appropriate standards.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must for this role as you will be liaising with customers, Project Managers and other stakeholders to provide regular updates and reviews, as well as dealing with escalated problems and managing customer's expectations.
Additionally, you may be called on to support pre-sales activity including proposal design, tender responses, costings and quotations, site surveys and discovery exercises.
We are looking for candidates who can display a high level of confidence, be able to demonstrate initiative and have the ability to work flexibly within the team in order to ensure that we are delivering projects to time and budget.
Your Skills and Experience
You will be experienced in the management of projects focused on fibre optics, civils, data systems and infrastructure projects within the UK.
You will have a strong understanding of project management best practices including financial management and ideally hold an AMP or PRINCE II certification. Additionally, it would be beneficial to have knowledge of construction design and management regulations.
You will have a strong understanding Civils best practices and ideally hold a NRSWA supervisor certification.
Since this role will include some travel between sites a full UK valid driving license is required.
The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.
SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: 8th February 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.