Project Manager



From £40 per hour Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: 167375

Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

We’ve got big ambitions for our colleagues and the future of the organisation. These include our vision that inclusion and accessibility drive every conversation we have and every decision we make. We want our workforce to fully represent the communities and customers we serve, because a diverse business is a better business. We value every colleague, their diversity and the contribution that they make. When we say you’re welcome at Openreach, we really mean it.


About this role

How would you feel about leading some of the largest projects in the UK? We run, build, and maintain the UK’s communications network. 

Our project managers play a pivotal role in Openreach’s success in building the UK’s connected future. You will build and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders whilst providing project progress and performance updates to our operational managers.

With your strong programme/project management skills and your ability to influence, you will lead projects forward to build the fibre network. 



You'll have the following responsibilities

Whilst spinning plates, from contractors to fleet, you will prioritise workstreams to deliver successful national and regional customer outcomes across several projects. Aligning supply & demand with the agreed quarterly plan and deploying resource effectively. 

You will strive to build warm relationships with engineering & planning partners, driving collaboration to ensure the end goal is at the forefront of everyone’s mind.

You will be confident at presenting plans and progressing updates to Senior Managers, with a keen eye for interpreting high amounts of data. 



You'll have the following skills & experience

No matter what industry or background you come from, experience of leading projects, no matter the scale, is crucial. We want people who can quickly build relationships and connect with people. 

You’ll bring a strong understanding of P&L with good experience in cost control. Commerciality is key, you will be given independence within your role so the ability to spot opportunity and overcome market challenges is key.

Above all, you will have the ability to lead and nurture your teams and projects.




With a salary of £40-£50k you’ll also have a rewarding bonus scheme, access to share schemes and an attractive pension offer. 

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. Diversity makes sense for us, our customers and our ambitions. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community



About Openreach

Openreach Limited runs the nation’s digital network. We play a key role in British society, helping homes, schools, hospitals, broadcasters, government, businesses and more connect to the world.


We're a wholly owned subsidiary of BT Group, and our customers are the 640+ communications providers who sell phone, broadband and Ethernet services to homes and businesses. And we’re on a mission - to make the country’s digital network services faster, better and more affordable.


Our people are experienced, resourceful and innovative, working on vital projects that help support the nation at work, in learning, on the move, at rest, at play, in emergencies and much more.


So if you’d like to be a part of an exciting organisation that’s making a real difference, why not join us today? You can read more here about working at Openreach.

How to Apply

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!


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