Project Manager - National Security

Romsey, Hampshire
Competitive salary and benefits package
23 Mar 2017
20 Apr 2017
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

Roke are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to work at our Romsey office on projects typically ranging from £50K to £5M. This role may encompass the management of multiple small projects or larger individual projects. The Project Manager will also manage bids for new work.

There is a wide range of project work within the business ranging from Research & Development, Product Development, Solution Delivery, Hardware & Software Products and Solutions for various markets in the UK and internationally.


  • Delivery of all projects as per contractual requirements, on time, to quality and cost whilst delighting the customer.
  • Delivery of all projects using the industry standard process.
  • Create effective project teams, working with the technical team leads, if appropriate to deliver successful projects.
  • Work with technical teams to obtain information to produce a project plan in Oracle PRA and maintain this plan through the life of the project
  • Ensure requirements are being managed, recorded and signed off in the designated tool for the project.
  • Ensure complete work breakdown structures are produced and uses for recording costs.
  • Maintain a risk register of threats and opportunities for the programme and validate contingency costs against these.
  • Document and manage assumptions and dependencies for the programme.
  • Work with the Services Support Manager for any managed service facility for the projects
  • Produce reporting as required for:
  • The project sponsor
  • The leadership team
  • Project assurance
  • Project management reviews
  • Quarterly investment reviews
  • Manage the financial forecast for the projects using the company tools and processes and report to the Project Sponsor / Business Unit Lead / Business Area Lead.
  • Review the finances on a monthly basis with the Financial Director and meet the project forecasting system update timescales.
  • Manage the resource requirements of the project(s) working with the resourcing function.
  • Manage project expectations and provide excellent stakeholder management
  • Act as a mentor for engineering team leads managing small projects within the business area.


  • Extensive project management experience demonstrating the above responsibilities and tasks in a comparable business is essential.
  • Extensive development experience in, cyber security, delivery of software related projects / programmes
  • Proven substantial experience in the National Security domain and working with government departments.
  • Experience of working in the development of solutions for cyber security, business intelligence, communications or information security (delivering consultancy into these environments is preferred but not essential).
  • Degree level education in a related subject area.
  • APMP qualification or higher.
  • Knowledge and use of Agile methodologies preferred.
  • DV clearance is essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to board level.
  • The ability to travel nationally (and internationally).

Due to the nature of this position, candidates will need to hold HMG DV clearance. As a result, candidates will need to be a British Citizen have resided in the UK for the last 10 years. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits to include childcare vouchers, travel insurance and dental care. Roke Manor Research Ltd is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.

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