Project Director - Fibre

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Project Director - Fibre

  • Location

    Colchester, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Rachel Powell

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  • Job Ref:

    PRD- 65657_1615200173

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a rapidly growing telecoms business with an excellent culture. My client is seeking a talented and experienced Project Director to own and develop the project delivery processes and systems to drive delivery, efficiency and effectiveness of the programmes.


  • Responsible for the end to end management of all programmes and teams.
  • Accountable for the delivery on time, required quality and budgets.
  • Establishing, setting and management of all project objectives.
  • Creation and management of projects using best practice and be responsible for their successful completion.
  • With the support of the build team ensure all QHSE, NSWRA etc. requirements are managed within the project team to ensure full compliance.
  • Create/identify/manage SOW, project plans, budgets, dependencies, assumptions, issues and risks.
  • Analyse and report on all aspects of performance of the programme and teams to deliver a predictable outcome working in conjunction with the PMO Manager.
  • Implement a continuous improvement methodology and mindset through the team.
  • Uses the experience gained in managing large scale fibre/infrastructure delivery projects to ensure best practice is used.
  • Uses the experience gained in managing projects using a structured delivery methodology, such as Prince2, to ensure effective and efficient delivery.
  • Management of contractors and all key stake-holders within the processes to support the build.
  • Own the liaison and establish effective mechanisms to manage and control the relationship with the council, highways, local councils, villages etc. to support the build.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to the teams to allow talent development.


  • Proven experience in managing large telecoms delivery programmes.
  • Proven capability of delivering on time, to budget and quality.
  • 3rd party contractor management.
  • Leading complex infrastructure projects.
  • Full life cycle project management experience.
  • Civils, street work and HSE experience including NSWRA, CDM etc.
  • Structured approach to project management including a recognised project management certification
  • Is able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to manage teams, resources and stake holders effectively to deliver predictable outcomes.


  • Up to £80,000 DOE
  • Pension
  • Remote working
  • Additional benefits

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please send an up to date CV. If you don't receive a response within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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