Project Manager - Defence & Networks
BT Wholesale
Bristol, United Kingdom
6d ago

Do you want to deliver projects you can be proud of? That make a difference to the safety of the UK and its Military personnel around the world?

Can you bring skills to deliver dynamically and effectively to ensure the MoD can keep all of us safe? As a Project Manager in BT you will be directly delivering technologies that enable the Ministry of Defence keep out country safe and protect British interests around the world, working closely with our Solutions Architects who are responsible for innovating and creating the best platforms.

The technologies are wide ranging from maintaining important infrastructure to migrating onto new technologies that allow the ministry to work smarter and tackle new threats.

You’ll be directly engaging with the military’s senior leaders and be viewed by them as skilled experts in delivering critical technologies at pace, leading on significant pieces of work that are highly visible and recognisable.

You will be helping to shape the experience the customer has with BT to develop greater, together.

This is an integral role which will see you take a major involvement in vital projects within our bespoke Network, IT and voice solutions division within BT Enterprise.

These projects are of high value to the business and are typically worth anywhere between £5-35 million pounds. We are looking for someone who has a desire and appetite to be at the forefront of some of the most critical and exciting projects within the Defence industry.

In return you will have a fantastic opportunity to test your skills and build your experience within a part of the industry which is at the forefront of technological developments.

BT’s role in Defence cannot be underestimated. Apply within if you want to use your skills to make a real contribution and real difference.

You'll have the following responsibilities

  • Lead the delivery of that are large scale projects that are complex and represent significant benefit / risk to our customers.
  • Build a complex matrix delivery organisation consisting of a mixture of dedicated and shared resources
  • Hold responsibility for setting and agreeing a significant delivery budget whilst ensuring that costs are kept to this
  • Aid in the build of a comprehensive governance structure with relevant customers, the client service managers account team and the programme team.
  • Take responsibility for leading the development of the appropriate plans and controls to ensure successful delivery.

  • Ensure that defined methodologies, processes and tools are consistently applied across the projects in scope, in-line with the high overall standards set by the PMO.
  • Manage project risk for BT and customers with an ability to use and adapt recognized project management methods and processes depending on elements of the risk profile and governance needs.
  • Works effectively in collaboration with the Practice Managers, and the Client Services Programme team to ensure consistent delivery to customers.
  • You'll have the following skills & experience

  • Must be eligible and willing to go through Security Clearance vetting process.
  • Hold a broad range of highly-developed project management skills with experience of delivering technical solutions to Enterprise customers.
  • Experience in acting as a full lifecycle Project Manager for multi-million pound projects
  • Possess strong business acumen and be a financially astute individual who can seize opportunities to improve profit or develop new business.
  • Be a strong leader, and role model with the ability to create a culture of high performance.
  • Strong relationship builder who is able to foster great internal networks as well as being having great stakeholder management skills, both internal and external
  • Ability to build a culture of continuous learning and development and mutual support.
  • Expected to have attained an advanced project management qualification Prince 2 Practitioner, MSP, APM RPP etc.
  • Benefits

    What we can offer you

    At BT, we entertain, educate and empower millions of people every single day. We’re a brand built on connecting people whether that’s friends, family, businesses or communities.

    Working here, you’ll receive an attractive salary and a range of competitive benefits, but more than that you’ll be joining an ambitious organisation with a culture of togetherness, collaboration and inclusivity, that takes a genuine and proactive interest in your progress and development.

    Benefits of working for BT include :

  • Competitive salary and on-target bonus plan
  • World-class training and development opportunities
  • 25 days’ annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Discounted broadband, mobile and TV packages
  • Car allowance (dependent on your role)
  • Share option and pension scheme programmes
  • Flexible benefits to fit around you
  • BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed.

    We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.


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