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Project Manager - Enhanced DV (Permanent)

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Up to £80,000
Closing date
24 Apr 2024
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Project Manager - eDV


  • Locations: Southwest - Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, UK  - 3-4 days a week onsite.
  • Clearance Type: Enhanced DV (UK*C). These roles do not support MoD/UKSV DV .
  • Salaries: Up to £80,000 (SFIA Dependant)


Searchability NS&D are proud to be supporting world leaders within National Security & Defence as they look to welcome Project Managers into their teams.

We have a wide range of opportunities, so your role will vary depending on your existing experience, our clients’ needs and your aspirations. You will work on client sites, with stakeholders at multiple levels across a variety of projects. 


**Please only apply if you already hold Enhanced DV Clearance (UK*C)**


Job Purpose & Key Responsibilities 

  • To successfully deliver projects from concept to project completion as per contractual requirements, within time scales, to quality and cost whilst delighting the customer in accordance with company processes and procedures
  • Lead the delivery of competitive and compelling bids that clearly address customer pain points and requirements in conjunction with the account and technical team
  • To develop effective relationships with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and partners, to ensure successful and collaborative project delivery
  • Financial management of projects to ensure delivery against accurate financial forecasts (revenue, cash and profit) for projects using the company tools and processes 
  • Manage the resource requirements of the project(s) and build solid working relationships with the Resourcing function and client stakeholders
  • Create and lead effective project teams to deliver successful projects by setting clear and ambitious objectives for the team and supporting the team to achieve them
  • Experienced, capable and willing to fulfil the Project Management role in the different phases of the project lifecycle, from idea / concept to project closure.
  • Work with technical teams to document and manage assumptions and dependencies to produce a project plan 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
  • Maintain a risk register of threats and opportunities for the programme and validate contingency costs against these
  • Work with the Account team to identify opportunities for expansion and deliver against these.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Excellent Stakeholder Management
  • Extensive experience in managing projects that range from conceptual research through to sub-system development, delivery, and support of programmes up to £5m 
  • Highly effective problem solving ability supported by pro-active and adaptive team leadership skills
  • Able to work through complex situations whilst maintaining communications with multiple stakeholders  
  • Solid business acumen and project finance skills
  • Must have a strong appreciation of technology and trends, and associated engineering methods
  • Must be flexible and willing to contribute where needed in the business cycle to further the team’s success
  • Pre-sale / bid delivery experience and a thorough understanding of the business lifecycle
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects 
  • Demonstrable experience of building excellent relationships both internally and with key client stakeholders
  • Able to operate in a deadline focussed environment


Education and Qualifications

  • BSc. Graduate or equivalent experience
  • APMP or PMP Qualifications or equivalent experience


These are business-critical positions and we are looking to arrange interviews as soon as possible. To be considered please apply directly or contact me via email at

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