Head of Programmes



The Job

JOB TITLE: Head of Programmes - CDO JOB LOCATION: NI or GB TERMS: Permanent   WHO ARE FIBRUS? Fibrus are an exciting telecommunications provider with the single focus of being a “Full-Fibre” broadband company within the UK.  Founded and launched by Conal Henry (Chair) and Dominic Kearns (CEO) by securing backing from Infracapital, Fibrus continue to deliver full fibre broadband to more and more homes and businesses across parts of Northern Ireland and Great Britain. Our mission is to bring full fibre to homes and businesses across the country and we are committed to bringing next generation broadband services to those who need it most.   THE JOB Reporting to the Enablement Director, this is a critical role ensuring programme governance is in place across the Chief Delivery Officers business unit, Network Delivery. Working closely with the directors across the unit and maintaining and presenting business plans form an essential part of this role. Living the Fibrus values and expecting others to do likewise:  
  1. Make a Difference
  2. Be Yourself
  3. Be Tenacious
  4. Work Together
  • Executive dashboard creation and management to show progress and forecast against a range of targets / budgets
  • Creating and maintaining any presentations to Director / C-suite management level, including regular monthly presentations to the board and investors
  • Process Management – End to end management of deployment processes – ensuring continuous improvement is a constant focus
  • Managing priorities across programs – Providing the insights to senior management when priorities need to shift to a particular area at a particular time
  • Resource forecasts – internal and external resource forecasts / monitoring
  • New Project initiation
    • Creating internal operational PID’s prior to handover to the operational PMs
    • Managing the implementation activities of a new project / program prior to being introduced to operations
  • Business intelligence activities to assist with strategic decisions within the Operations team
  • Creating monthly board and investor presentations to support senior management stakeholder engagement
  • Owning the business units risk register, ensuring risk owners are progressing risks in a timely manner
  • Managing Long Range Deployment Plans
  • Leading a team of Programme Managers, ensuring stretching goals are set with support and coaching available to develop the team
  • Be flexible in approach and carry out ad-hoc requests as instructed by enablement director, based on business needs
  • A demonstrable background in project or programme management
  • Advanced excel, power point, power BI and Visio or similar skills (Essential)
  • Experience creating executive reports and dashboards using software such as excel or tableau etc
  • Experience handling large amounts of data and being able to interpret this to provide clear insights across of levels of stakeholders
  • Experience in leading and developing a team of people
  • Being able to interpret instructions and work with your own initiative to deliver requests to deadlines
  • Being flexible in your approach and asking for support where required
  • Experience in telecoms is preferred but not essential and a construction or utility based background would be considered
  Fibrus are committed to building a diverse, talented and dedicated workforce.  We appreciate that you may not meet every single requirement listed but don’t let that discourage you.  If you have some of the experience we are seeking and offer a fantastic attitude, we’d love to see your application!  

Is Fibrus for me?

At Fibrus, we put our people first! As award winners in Advancing Diversity in the Workplace at the 2023 Women in Business awards and having recently been awarded the Investors in People ‘We invest in People’ standard accreditation, we are proud to be a company who encourage colleagues to do and be their very best.

Our culture is focused on trust, collaboration, growth and flexibility. We invest in our people, offering colleagues benefits that improve their personal lives as well as their careers! So along with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, we also offer our colleagues benefits including mental health workshops, professional development support and private healthcare.

We also recognise the importance of supporting our colleagues with life changes and have comprehensive policies around menopause, mental health, pregnancy loss and leave for maternity, parental and adoption. As we continue to grow, you would be joining a team of dedicated and passionate people who work super hard every day to improve the lives of those in our own communities by transforming the digital infrastructure of Northern Ireland and Great Britain! We’re building something special at Fibrus, with our team at the very heart of it and we are excited to speak to potential colleagues who share our purpose!

How to apply

To apply to join the Fibrus family, please do so online and our Recruitment team will be in contact with you once we’ve had a chance to have a look at your application. We wish you the best of luck and thank you for your interest in Fibrus. #Fibrus

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