Project Manager - SC/DV cleared

GBP427.22 - 427.22 per day + UMBRELLA
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
29492 - Project Manager - GBP427.22 Porton Down (X4) / Portsdown West - 480 days - SC

The Project Manager (PM) is accountable for leading the successful delivery of a project to time, cost and quality, operating within the bounds of their mandate and authorised Integrated Project Plan. The projects that the candidate will be delivering will form part of one of the following programmes; Information Systems, Future Sensing and Situational Awareness, Cyber Systems, Contested Electromagnetic Environment, and Space. Main duties will be: Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate. Defining the project's governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan. Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security). Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project. Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate Implementing Dstl's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Dstl Management System. Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information. Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities. Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback. Enabling development of staff through project activities. Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel. The project manager holds specific accountability for: Recommending: - An Integrated Project Plan for delivery of the project - At project completion that information and knowledge has been captured and shared appropriately Deciding: - The acceptance of any deliverables provided by external organisations, taking advice from the Technical Authority as appropriate. Essential: • Recent experience in a Project Management role. • Excellent communication and people skills • Knowledge of budgeting, resource allocation and financial Management. • Commercial awareness • Risk Management experience • Managing customer relationships • high level of competence in Microsoft Project 2010 and Excel • Use of sharepoint software. Desirable: • Understanding of the Defence and Security context.
Essential: A Project Management qualification e.g. APMP, PRINCE2 or equivalent MOD SC Clearance. Desirable: Membership of a recognised project management professional body