Principal Transmission Delivery Manager

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Principal Transmission Delivery Manager - Reading

We are looking for a Principal Delivery Manager to join the TX Deployment function of MBNL DPD who are responsible for the delivery of a series of projects, programmes and activities on behalf of our shareholders as either shared or unilateral requirements.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of Delivery Managers tasked with delivering network upgrade projects to time, cost and quality.

Role Purpose: 
• Managing a high performing team of Delivery Managers and responsible for one or more Principal Contractors within the TX Delivery space.
• Virtual management of MBNL internal cross functional teams, as well as MBNL external Transmission Suppliers.
• Successful delivery of network site infrastructure to MBNL design and HSQA standards.
• Maintain Network continuity in accordance with MBNL Operational safeguards
• Liaison with Shareholder teams to exploit synergies between deployment activities.
• Responsible for intensely managing the day-to-day delivery of Suppliers, 3rd parties against contracted time, cost and quality obligations.
• Undertaking direct intervention to investigate underperformance, instigate recovery initiatives and intensely manage the recovery of delivery performance.
• Manage Supplier delivery via regular review, meetings and reporting
• Regular budget reforecasting working in MBNL Tools and systems in conjunction with Finance and Programme teams
• Highlight potential risks to projects and mitigate as necessary
• Seek agreement from stakeholders about site lists, delivery timescales and budgeting as required
• Management of changes to site lists or specific site requirements
• Be a true service provider – understand your customer’s needs and encourage your team to deliver a great service internally and externally
• Challenge the status quo, keep abreast of the external market and use this to drive improvements, continuous improvements and learning

Requirements to be successful in this role:
• Leadership experience, with a proven ability to drive delivery across organisational departments, and from 3rd party suppliers.
• Good understanding of TX processes and cross-functional dependencies
• Natural ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
• Understanding of the numerous functional deliverables (Acquisition, RAN, TX Deployment, Ops)
• Experience of motivating and managing outsource Suppliers.


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