Senior Project Manager

Ref: ZR_8332_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 February 2024


Our client is looking for someone who has worked very closely with National Security clients currently or in the past, to lead technical and research projects.

You will need to have experience working with Engineers and other Technical Consultants, to drive projects from concept and bid stages, through to delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to work on complex projects/programmes (up to £5m) and engage with senior stakeholders with the Government!

2 – 3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • To successfully deliver technical projects from concept to project completion as per contractual requirements.
  • Lead the delivery of competitive and compelling bids that clearly address customer requirements.
  • Financial management of projects to ensure delivery against accurate financial forecasts.
  • Manage the resource requirements of the project(s).
  • Work with technical teams to document and manage assumptions and dependencies to produce project plans.
  • Ensure requirements are being managed, recorded, and signed off in the designated tool for the project.
  • Maintain a risk register of threats and opportunities for the programme.
Skills & experience
  • Extensive track record of enterprise software Project Management delivery within, or to, Government customers.
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment.
  • Extensive experience in managing projects that range from conceptual research through to sub-system development, delivery, and support of programmes up to £5m.
  • Pre-sale / bid delivery experience and a thorough understanding of the business lifecycle.
  • Proficient in EVM processes and their application ideally in an agile environment.
  • Proven experience in programme planning and developing Integrated Programme Schedules.
  • Possess a strong aptitude to lead schedule, cost, risk, change management activities, and reporting.

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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