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Project Manager - Telecoms
  • Employer: Peabody
  • Reference: P/22/212936
  • Published: Tue 27/09/2022, 9:09 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 10/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waterloo, Southwark

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Project Manager - Telecoms

This role will be part office (Waterloo SE1) and part home based.

Peabody has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Manager to join the Asset Management Team on a full time, 12 month fixed term contract to manage the deployment of our new strategic fibre connectivity programme.

At Peabody we are committed to ensuring all our residents have access to gigabit capable connections while maintaining and improving building safety.  This Project Manager will manage the full deployment programme, ensuring each connection made is aligned with our full requirements, maintaining pipeline capacity and embedding social value. 

As an exceptional candidate you will lead the development of the connection strategy, manage resident communications and be responsible for the programme delivery in all aspects.  If you want to make a difference, this could be the role for you! 

Success metrics:

  • Delivering Programme to target, timescale and cost
  • Managing of Communication Plans
  • Understanding and adhering to relevant Health & Safety & Legislative statutes, Regulations & Codes
  • Understanding and adhering to all relevant policies and procedures
  • Maintaining accurate data and managing GIS system to reflect actual coverage
  • Responding to stakeholders within agreed timescales and SLAs

About you:

You will be:

  • You will build confidence and respect with internal and external stakeholders through your understanding of both public and private sector drivers and your ability to deliver successful outcomes that address multiple complex objectives.
  • You will be resilient under pressure, fostering confidence in your ability to meet targets and deliver to deadlines through your consistent performance.
  • You will be inquisitive and self-motivated to undertake self-learning with a commitment to continued professional development.

You will have:

  • You will have strong interpersonal and influencing skills and be adept at engaging with a range of stakeholders proactively managing resident interactions to positive resolution and handling complaints appropriately.
  • You will have a relevant qualification, degree or substantial experience with an emphasis on project management within the housing or property sector.
  • You will have a good understanding of Health & Safety
  • You will have excellent communication skills, with a high level of IT skills and technological awareness to ensure programme delivery is effectively deployed.
  • You will have the ability to visit sites across the group’s portfolio with a driving licenced desired but not essential.


At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.