DV Cleared Project Manager

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
23 Mar 2017
Closes
20 Apr 2017
Ref
JVO0071
Contact
Jenny VonOldenskiold
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent

Specific Job Description:

The successful applicant will be running projects delivering to a range of customers. The projects shall be complex and are usually highly technical. Activities will normally be done in partnership with both a Prime and a number of subcontractors. The successful applicant will own project performance into the customer and will be the key liaison between the Programme, Engineering, Planning and Financial teams. They will be expected to be able to manage programme activities in line with HMG best practices and possess PRINCE2/APMP/ITIL or equivalent qualifications with periods of related practitioner experience.

The successful applicant will be responsible for: -
Project leadership.
Day to day project delivery against requirements and meeting the high standards set by our customers.
Managing delivery activities across the engineering lifecycle (cradle to grave) spanning concept definition and requirements engineering through development and ultimately test, trials and release, and subsequent support activity.

The provision of agreed metrics and objective performance criteria in monitoring project performance.
Customer and stakeholder management.
Contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, business and standards to enhance the business.
Working without appreciable direction and exercising considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to resolving challenges.
Providing advice to senior management on major matters pertaining to delivery, risks, issues, opportunities, and aspects of policies, plans, and business objectives.

Required Skills:
Proven Track Record in Programme Delivery in a matrix environment.
Prince 2 qualified (or equivalent) with experience of operating in Prince 2 Management environments, with APMP considered a bonus.
Strong track record in the planning and delivery of challenging projects against tight timelines.
Extensive experience working in a collaborative environments and a track record in strong internal relationships.
Ability to develop customer intimacy quickly at all levels.
Strong presentation skills.
Solid understanding of engineering and financial processes.
Subcontract Management experience.
The ability to adapt behaviours and communication style which is reflective of different stakeholders and audiences.
Pro-active with strong self motivation.

Desirable skills:
Previous experience in security domains.
ITIL qualified and experienced.