Network Manager, Delivery
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Overview
Technology
Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Stoke-on-Trent
Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Who we are looking for
A Network Manager to be responsible for delivering network change projects across a global network. You will be experienced in delivering multifaceted projects from initiation through to completion, mapping out the end-to-end processes and managing the delivery of high quality network solutions to agreed timescales.

We are looking for a professional, positive person with a flexible attitude and a desire to make a great contribution to the Business.

The day to day work is interesting, challenging and fast paced amidst a hardworking and delivery focused Company ethos. We hire people with a broad set of skills who are ready to tackle some of technology’s greatest challenges.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.

Preferred skills and experience
Excellent understanding of project and programme delivery with experience applying this in complex enterprise environments.
Demonstrable experience leading a team is essential.
People-focused with the ability to inspire and motivate.
Experience in matrix management of highly technical engineers, as well as management of 3rd party suppliers.
Good understanding of network technologies with experience planning and delivering the implementation of new technologies and solutions.
Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
Experience managing multiple projects with the ability to work under pressure and deal with escalations and rapid business change.
Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative, have a solution finding approach and prioritise proactively.
Ability to identify and suggest improvements and provide input into the team roadmap.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills.
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Main Responsibilities
Creating, maintaining and executing delivery plans for internally delivered work including milestone plans, issues, risk, dependency and change management required for successful delivery.
Handling the project management of work streams being delivered through the network engineering team.
Owning change communication plans for the team’s activities.
Liaising regularly with project managers to ensure clear and defined scopes of work and accurate, achievable project milestones and tasks.
Governing and co-ordinating the delivery of 3rd party network services such as new circuit provision, service migrations and capacity uplifts.
Taking full ownership and responsibility for operational acceptance procedures associated with network projects.
Assisting in the development of a network roadmap in support of the platform strategy, product roadmap and risk reduction.
Producing WIP reports, resource plans and forecasts for regular review.
Reviewing existing methods and processes looking for opportunities to evolve and improve.
Working closely with the operational teams, looking for opportunities to improve process of transition of projects into support.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Stoke-on-Trent
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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