Project Manager Senior

Preston, UK
Salary 60000 - 65000 SALARY
04 Dec 2020
19 Dec 2020
Sonita Ram
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Join us as a Senior Project Manager with BAE Systems

(Warton Preston or Liverpool Full-time, Permanent,)

About Capita

At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever ??? and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world???s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

If you???d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

Join us and you???ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

The Role of a Senior Project Manager

Holds a position of responsibility in shaping and leading the Project Management organisation, showing direction and delivery within the business, relating to IT enabled opportunities, as well as representing the businesses best interests with the customer base and BAE Systems globally 

Typical Role Responsibilities

??Creates the Project lifecycle management framework for internal and external customers.

??Takes responsibility for the provision of portfolio, programme and project support. Advises on the available standards, procedures, methods, tools and techniques.

??Ensures that programme/project leads and/or service owners adhere to the agreed portfolio management approach and timetable and that they provide the appropriate information to agreed targets of timelines and accuracy.

??Produces reports as appropriate for portfolio governance, including making recommendations for changes to the portfolio.

??Takes full responsibility for Project Management activities within a significant segment of an organisation where the advice given, and decisions made will have a measurable impact on the profitability or effectiveness of the organisation.

??Leads the selection of appropriate methods, tools, techniques, selecting appropriately from plan-driven/predictive approaches or more adaptive (iterative and agile) approaches.

??Establishes the contribution that technology can make to business objectives, defining strategies, validating and justifying business needs, conducting feasibility studies, producing high-level and detailed business models, preparing business cases, overseeing development and implementation of solutions, taking into account the implications of change on the organisation and all stakeholders.

??Provides definitive and expert advice in their specialist area(s) guiding the organisation towards accepting change.

??Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for business process improvement which allow the organisation to quickly improve and implement business processes to meet business requirements.

??Sets direction and leads in the introduction and use of techniques, methodologies, and tools, to meet overall business requirements, ensuring consistency across all user groups.                                                                                           

??Leads and plans improvement activities to analyse business processes; identify alternative solutions, assess feasibility, and recommend solutions which exploit new technologies and automation.                                                                                                                                                                                         

Expected Skills/Qualifications:

??        Agile

??        PM Qualification expected

??        Building capability

??        Deploy solutions across both functional/organisational

??        Experience with a range of toolsets ??? SharePoint / Skype / Teams / MS Office / Jira / Confluence

??        Soft skills and collaboration are very important

??        Experience of Aero Space / Defence would be desirable

What we???re looking for in you:

???        Collaboration and Strong Communication

???        Work across management levels with confidence to liaise with Directors

(development opportunity with visibility with Directors)

???        Personable individuals ??? be part of a friendly team

???        Analytical and systematic approach to problem solving

???        Effective and influential oral and written communications.

???        You are innovative and able to drive improvement

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

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