about the company
Our client is a software platform democratizing access to Private 5G networks for enterprises and industries worldwide. It started as a spin-off from one of the leading telco and digital R&D labs in the EU and has been developed over the past 5-6 years.
In July 2020 the spin-off was formally incorporated, and after 2 rounds of financing, the team is expanding their Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform across the world.
A Private Network is essentially a small-scale telco network deployed entirely or partially on-premise. With Private Networks companies can deploy and manage their own 5G networks with higher reliability, more data privacy, and enhanced cybersecurity.
The Private 5G Network segment is one of the fastest-growing within the telco industry as companies are looking to get an early competitive advantage in their digital transformation / Industry 4.
0 journey by future-proofing their wireless networks. The market is expected to reach $200bn worldwide growing at a 21% CAGR until 2025.
Their platform allows any type of network operator to serve their customers at a lower cost and more flexibility as compared to the solutions offered by the traditional incumbents (i.
e. Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei). They achieve this through a combination of virtualization, open-source architecture, multi-vendor support, and open APIs, following a disruptive platform / marketplace approach.
They are looking for a Project Delivery Manager who will be part of the Business Development and Project Management team and will collaborate closely with the Telco Engineering team.
The candidate will perform management and follow-up actions to different projects in both the B2B and the public-funded areas.
The goal is to ensure the execution follows the project plan, detecting deviations and applying the necessary countermeasures to achieve the objectives while controlling the budget and the workload on the project team.
The project delivery manager will have the full accountability for the project delivery on time and on budget, based on the coordination with the specific project teams.
Main responsibilities include :
Manage relationship with key stakeholders, both internal and external ones
Consider and apply previous lessons learnt fostering continuous improvement
Coordinate, together with the technical team, the project planning activities of which he / she needs to be in control of
Understand technical requirements of the customer and support the technical team in planning actions accordingly
Elaborate on inputs coming from the technical and business areas and make them aligned with the project objectives
Coordinate communication between internal and external teams, ensure an adequate structure of meetings and communication with all interested parties
Guarantee the continuous improvement of services or processes through incremental changes.
Help in the problem management resolution as touchpoint
Manage the change classification and make sure that it is correct
Ensure adequate attendance at CAB meetings. Aligning the teams for the changes and coordinating the operation hub team
Measure and monitor process and perform reporting within the company and towards the various stakeholders involved
Write concise but complete documentation
what they offer :
Opportunity to shape a young company with a global aspiration : you will be part of an ambitious team that is reshaping the private wireless network landscape.
You will not get a small part of a project but a full one, and very likely outside of Spain.
Competitive salary : salary to be negotiated depending on the qualifications of the candidate
Company benefits : a competitive and supportive environment for a fast-paced development of professional and technical skillsets
Flexible time / place : results-oriented company, with remote work fully integrated in our DNA
Master in technical Engineering (Telecommunication, Informatic, Telematic, or Electronic are preferred) and / or equivalent years of experience working with tech teams, preferably in the telco sector.
At least basic knowledge of wireless and cellular communication technologies
Proven experience in building trusting relationship with customers and project stakeholders
Experience as Delivery Manager, using ITIL framework
Excellent communication skills
Entrepreneurial mindset, enthusiastic, organized and focused
Proficiency in oral and written English
Knowledge of Project Management best practices and methodologies (e.g. PMP, Prince2, OC2)
Experience with tools as Jira, Jenkins, ServiceNow, Control-M, Confluence
Proven experience using Google Suite and proficiency with MS Office (specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Fluent in English and Spanish
Knowledge of project management tools (like MS Project, Primavera)
Experience in public funding (at regional, national, and EU level)
Experience working with technical team
Experience working with sales team