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Program Manager

  • Negotiable
  • United Kingdom, London
  • Permanent
  • Cloud, Edge & Network Virtualization , Open RAN & Disaggregated Networks , Software & DevOps , Wireless Network Design, Testing & Optimisation , Wireless Network Infrastructure
FPG is looking for a Program Manager for a leading telecommunications company dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions in the ever-evolving landscape of telecommunications. They specialise in harnessing the power of 5G technology and Open Radio Access Network (ORAN) solutions

Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled Program Manager to lead our 5G/ORAN project. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the project lifecycle, from planning and execution to delivery and closure. This role requires a strategic thinker with a strong background in financial management, risk management, technical software projects, and stakeholder management.

Key Responsibilities:
Project Planning and Execution:
• Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, timelines, and budgets.
• Coordinate resources, tasks, and activities to ensure project milestones are met.
• Monitor project progress and proactively identify and address any issues or risks.

Financial Management:
• Manage project budgets and expenses, ensuring adherence to financial guidelines.
• Forecast and track project financials, including expenditures and revenues.
• Provide regular financial reports to stakeholders and senior management.

Risk Management:
• Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize their impact on the project.
• Monitor and evaluate risks throughout the project lifecycle, implementing corrective actions as needed.
• Communicate risks and mitigation plans to stakeholders and project team members.

Technical Software Projects:
• Oversee the delivery of technical software projects related to 5G/ORAN technology.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with project objectives and technical requirements.
• Ensure that project deliverables meet quality standards and regulatory requirements.

Stakeholder Management:
• Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including internal teams, customers, vendors, and partners.
• Communicate project updates, status reports, and key milestones to stakeholders in a clear and timely manner.
• Address stakeholder concerns and escalate issues as needed to ensure project success.

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
• Proven experience managing large-scale telecom projects, with a focus on 5G/ORAN technology.
• Strong financial management skills, with experience managing project budgets of at least £5 million.
• Demonstrated expertise in risk management and mitigation strategies.
• Experience delivering technical software projects in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate with diverse stakeholders.
• PMP or Prince2 certification is a plus.
• Knowledge of telecom industry standards, protocols, and regulations.
• Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization and lead cross-functional teams to achieve project goals.
Hassan Khan Account Manager
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