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Project Specialist

In order to support our growing company we have a great opportunity to recruit a Project Specialist to be part of our SSEN Capital delivery Programme in the UK.

We are looking for an ambitious and dynamic individual to join a growing contract, with the intention and desire to develop their professional skills and work towards becoming a Project Manager. We will support the successful applicant with opportunities to gain experience across the contract and also attain professional industry qualifications at regular intervals.

We believe this role may suite someone with previous project delivery experience that wishes to come into the area of Critical National Infrastructure. This is a big growth area for our business and there will be plenty of progression opportunities for the right candidate.

Reporting to the relevant Senior Project Manager, working within Magdalene's Project Management Team, the Project Specialist will be responsible for managing smaller customer projects from project initiation to release into Operations and/or supporting Project Managers on larger projects. The Project Specialist will own and manage the delivery of their projects through the effective coordination of internal Magdalene Service Delivery teams and external third-party delivery partners.

Magdalene operates as a Telecommunication Infrastructure Services Company and is part of the Telecom Division of M Group Services. Covering the full network lifecycle, we deliver Managed Services and Projects for both fixed and mobile infrastructure networks across the operator and utility markets.

You will also support and engage closely with the customers project team. The Project Specialist will be the single point of contact for all deliverables within their projects, meeting required quality levels, budgets and timescales, but will be supported in the appropriate manner to enable this. Projects are delivered utilising the Magdalene Project Management methodology.

What will your key responsibilities be?

  • Managing Smaller Projects with a variety of products.
  • Supporting other Project Managers on larger projects/programmes
  • Project ownership from Project Initiation through to Customer Operations.
  • Manage all communications on the project
  • At a minimum host a weekly internal and external customer call, with face to face customer meetings as needed.
  • Provide regular internal reports and external customer reports when requested
  • Monitor the project using MS Project and ITSM.
  • Identify and Manage Risks, Issues, Actions and Dependencies throughout the lifecycle of the project.
  • Cost Tracking, Budget and Forecasting. Ensuring the business and customer know when to expect charges/revenues.
  • Adhere to Change Control Procedure
  • Report time spent on the project against what has been sold to the customer
  • Pass Gate Control Checks to ensure Quality standards are being adhered to

Why choose us?

We promise development and reward opportunities for those who have the passion, enthusiasm and work ethic to harness them. Our benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Access to our staff discount portal
  • Enrolment into our pension plan
  • Group life assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health Cash Plan


As a member of theDisability Confident Schemewe welcome applications from individuals who consider themselves as having a disability or long-term health condition. Please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to aid your application and recruitment process.

As a gold award holder under theArmed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme, we are interested to hear from candidates who are currently serving in the military who may wish to transition to a civilian Job. We also welcome applications from Reservists, Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers, ex-forces personnel and military spouses / partners.