Programme Manager - Innovation Strategy Outputs **INSIDE IR35**

26 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Gareth Bird
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our defence client are currently looking for an experienced SC cleared Programme Manager to work on an initial 4 month contract at their site in Corsham.

Applicants must have the following skills:

*Credible understanding of Innovation across the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the application of innovation models in defence
*Experience of the ISS Innovation program including specific projects as well and the overall operating model
*Ability to engage teams across defence understanding challenges and convert that into specific innovation programmes that encompasses a vision and roadmap underpinned by a series of challenges
*Knowledge of the internal workings of MoD, JFC and ISS and ideally DSTL and the FLCs
*Experience of building and exploiting networks of contacts and partners to deliver innovative solutions and sharing of knowledge across the defence innovation community
*Experience of providing reach back into their organisations and a wider network to apply technical and business insight to new areas to drive innovation
*Experience in managing complex programmes and projects and managing inter-project dependencies

Nice-to-have skills and experience
An ability to spot opportunities, break down barriers to innovation and challenge constructively

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

Continue to establish the Innovation operating model and refine the strategy, operate the innovation process and associated programme to ensure it delivers value for defence, focusing on internal and external engagement and support the recruitment process and transfer knowledge to recruited civil servants.

Due to the nature of this client applicants with a current SC clearance are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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