BBC (Capita RPO)

Senior Project Manager - Permanent - Salford

Posted on July 25, 2014

Contract Type:
Company: BBC (Capita RPO)

Job Description:

Summary IT & Technology Delivery is part of the Technology, Distribution and Archive Division in the Operations Group. IT & Technology Delivery is made up of four teams, Project Delivery, Information Security, IT Strategy and Policy and Solution
Development. Project Delivery is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of projects across the whole of the BBC’s estate. We oversee the management of projects from initial feasibility, solution design, business justification and approval to
procurement, delivery, handover and training. We work closely with a variety of stakeholders and suppliers – both internal and external – to ensure that the BBC’s investment benefits are realised through the delivery of a variety of projects and
programmes. Main Responsibilities Senior Project Managers in Project Delivery report to a Portfolio Manager and are accountable directly to the portfolio manager, Sponsor and stakeholders for the delivery of projects and programmes in accordance with
BBC’s project management guidelines, ensuring that projects and programmes deliver within the stated tolerances with regards to time, cost and quality. A proven track record in delivering large multi-location projects is essential, as is evidence of
managing project budgets including capitalisation. Experience of working in media is desirable though not essential, experience of working with networks is desirable though not essential. Delivery of working in an IT or technical organisation is
essential. Ideal Candidate

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects in broadcast environments or large technology companies
  • Significant, demonstrable experience of effective stakeholder management with a variety of
    stakeholders – both technical and non-technical
  • An in depth knowledge of project life cycle and structured project methodologies
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in identifying potential sources of risk and their potential impact on
    project success
  • Proven experience of management of alterations to project / programme scope, budget or time through change control
  • Proven experience of managing complex project budgets of the order of #millions
  • Good
    understanding of project financial management, ideally through direct experience of an enterprise level financial control system such as SAP
  • Proven experience with planning, monitoring and reporting on the delivery of benefits
  • Working
    knowledge of procurement legislation and contract law and extensive experience of supplier management
  • Working knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation including Construction Design and Management (CDM)
  • Ability to work
    flexibly and across organisational and historic boundaries
  • Experience in using a range of project related applications
  • A flexible approach to working hours and the ability to travel.
  • A recognised project management
    qualification such as Prince 2, MSP or APMP or equivalent relevant experience

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