Project Planning Manager


Location: Hook


Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media, we’ve come a long way since cable pioneer John Malone first saw the potential to create a cabling giant and sparked a digital revolution. We’ve smashed broadband speeds year on year - leaving our competitors in our dust and now part of the Liberty Global group we have the firepower to enable us to really invest and strengthen the service and offerings to our customers.

We are now building our PMO team to further support our build and enable us to be bigger and stronger…….

As the Project Planning Manager in our Network Expansion PMO team you will be responsible for working closely with technical experts, project leads and project managers to create and manage cost and resource loaded project schedules for Virgin Media's Lightning Network Expansion. Drawing information from the regional network build and regional project teams you will be creating the project schedules that reflect the teams vision of how the programme will be performed. You will be working to ensure that the project schedule is efficient with respect to cost, time and resource and you will be seen as the SME within the lightning programme on project planning methodology best practice. You will also be managing one direct report.
To be successful in this role you will need a demonstrable track record of successfully creating and managing project schedules for large capital programmes in a multi disciplined and commercial environment. You will have strong stakeholder management skills aswell as an ability to understand and manage multiple project risks. You will need to be very comfortable and have prior experience of owning and resolving escalated project issues with minimal management oversight. Advanced skills using MS Projects or similar scheduling software is essential and experience of establishing PM methodology in an organization would stand you in good stead in your new position.

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a family friendly & flexible working environment where you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.