Programme Manager – Commercial – 18 Month Fixed Term Contract
We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to join our Commercial team with responsibility for the management of a strategic procurement programme. Working with one of the world’s leading Mobile Telecoms Service Providers. You’ll be part of a vibrant, agile team at the forefront of Mobile Telecoms and IT Technology.
New state-of-the-art offices in a great location just a few steps away from Reading train station and flexible working which are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary and benefits.
MBNL is a joint venture responsible for the deployment and management of shared infrastructure for our joint shareholders EE and Three and prides itself with delivering an outstanding customer experience to EE and Three in support of their business plans and goals.
You’ll have a strong understanding of UK telecoms programme delivery, including the factors that constrain, enables and enhances the capability of individual suppliers and the supply chain as a whole.
You should have significant and demonstrable experience of managing large scale sourcing and/or strategic programmes with multiple stakeholders and in-depth knowledge of Programme management methodologies.
You must demonstrate experience of managing the relationships between customer, commercial and technical requirements with ability to analyse technical and commercial proposals from suppliers and against the strategic business case.
You will be accountable for the successful programme management of RFP, Vendor selection and contract negotiations with multiple site providers.
Key responsibilities include:
- Managing the programme governance, interfaces, progress updates and reporting.
- Provision of all Project product deliverables as necessary e.g. Project Definition Document, project plans, RAID.
- Proactively and effectively manage the relationships with all stakeholders including MD, FD, Property Director and Shareholders.
- Managing the programme budget.
- Managing the delivery of day-to-day programme tasks, risks, issues and dependencies.
- Dynamically managing the availability of resources.
- Providing critical input to selection of the optimum commercial proposals to meet MBNL and Shareholder objectives.
- Developing the programme approach for service transition.
If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@MBNL.co.uk
Our Commercial function manage a large number of strategic suppliers, providing anything from Managed Services, network equipment, transmission and information technology through to management of energy supply and property third parties. This involves significant spend across these categories supported by complex contracts and as members of the team we are responsible for all Procurement and Vendor Management activities. We support our key internal stakeholders in MBNL and its shareholders helping them to ensure our suppliers deliver what’s needed when it’s needed.
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