Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6958_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 May 2022


Hybrid working pattern – Project dependant

Our client is one of the leading providers of engineering and technical services to the UK defence market

This role sits within an existing consultancy team delivering transformational programmes

The ability to work utilising both Agile and Waterfall methodologies is a must for this role!

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Our client is seeking an experienced project manager to join its existing consultancy team to work directly with their government customers within defence and security

This role will be supporting the delivery of innovative transformational programmes delivering products and services to their end customer

The ideal candidate will be energetic and have an innovative mindset

Key responsibilities
  • Implementing and managing life cycle assurance and process improvement activities.
  • Developing agile and lead practices through coaching.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Creation and maintenance of project dashboard, finance and risk reporting to implement control of projects and facilitate future forecasting.
  • Management of team risks and issues, removing obstacles so that teams can focus on effective delivery and team growth.
  • Commercial and Financial management, providing confidence to the client that targets can be met within the usual constraints
  • Planning, employing flexible roadmaps to deliver outcomes, with a focus on collaboration and workflow management to ensure value-driven delivery.
  • Delivery process improvement, using such techniques as value stream mapping to understand and improve the end-to-end value chain.
  • Engagement and oversight in Change Management processes.
Skills & experience
  • Agile delivery approaches, including DSDM and SCRUM, but ideally also Agile at scale using methodologies such as SaFE.
  • Team working, able to operate in a blended client/contractor environment.
  • Financial and budget management.
  • Production of project artefacts.
  • Implementation and oversight of agile ceremonies.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan: (Employer doubles contribution up to 5% Employee, 10% Employer)
  • Life Assurance + Spousal Life Assurance
  • Holidays: Basic entitlement 25 days (+ bank holidays) with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 days.
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual Professional Fee subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Insurance: Dental, Health, Private Medical, Travel, Gadget
  • Digital GP, Flu Jab Vouchers, Eyecare Vouchers and Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Discounts on annual gym memberships at over 2,500 health clubs, gyms and leisure centres
  • Critical Illness : This benefit pays out a tax-free cash sum if you suffer a serious illness
  • Company car (at more Senior levels)
  • Childcare Vouchers

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