Senior Project Manager

08 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Cumbria

About the Company:

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Senior Project Manager. With approximately 3,500 employees based at 5 UK locations and revenue of GBP600million, our client delivers support to more than 50% of the Royal Navy's surface fleet.

Job Description:

As a Senior Project Manager you will enter a highly skilled and competitive network which is industry recognised. Collaboratively you will expedite key milestones in a professional community, which is determined to achieve and deliver a remarkably complex platform, which is of National importance.
Each Project has a value in excess of 1 billion pounds and consists of millions of activities to be driven and controlled toward achieving our business goals. As a Senior Project Manager you will develop strategies and be at the forefront of pioneering new approaches, initiatives and efficiencies to capture, evaluate and share good practice, including high performance to ensure success.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Project Manager will involve:

- Overseeing a package of work or project that will be integral to the delivery of the programme
- Ensure that processes, people and tools are in place to progress as well as complete activities
- Driving demand with stakeholders to ensure the work supports overall requirements
- Leading and inspiring the performance of team members through regular appraisals
- Resolving any concerns that may arise, from all parties, as well as communicating the resolution
- Supporting implementation of planning and controls throughout
- Integrating controls into the consciousness of decisions made on the project to ensure the appropriate trajectory towards a business goal is corrected and ultimately achieved
- Negotiating with stakeholders involved in the decision making process with evidence based guidance on performance and good practice
- Capturing, evaluating and sharing good practice to inspire teams

Skills and Qualifications:

- Demonstrable experience taking strategic and tactical leadership of a project, work package or change initiative with a team
- Strong analytical and reporting skills to enable key decisions to be made effectively at a portfolio or programme level
- Proven ability in leading multi-disciplined teams to ensure that both customer and business requirements are met
- Extensive knowledge of Project Management Governance and Assurance
- Degree qualified or equivalent experience in Project Management

- APM Project Management Qualification or equivalent
- Demonstrable knowledge and application of Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People (SQCDP) through effective communications
- Proven ability that ensures projects adhere to all policies and procedures and that they are carried out in such a way as to minimise risk

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

Additional Information:

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