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Senior Project Manager - ICT Defence
Location: Remotely or out of our Bristol office, with some travel required to locations such as Corsham, Northwood and Farnborough
Rate: £52ph (Inside IR35, via Umbrella)
Duration: Initial 6 months
Role description - Senior Project Manager
We require an experienced Senior Project Manager to work on the PICASSO Systems Integration Team (P-SIT) contract with our client.
The role will be embedded within and working for and alongside the client project team, with responsibility for aspects of project delivery. The work will be part of a well-established programme supporting the client team as the customer-friend to support the client's portfolio of project delivery.
The projects themselves involve the definition and delivery of IT systems and services, using both agile and traditional methodologies. As such the Senior Project Manager will require prior knowledge of ICT delivery in Defence, an understanding of acquisition and approvals practice from previous roles with Defence, a familiarity with the ITIL Service Management lifecycle, and experience of both traditional project management and SAFe Agile practices.
The role involves - Senior Project Manager
Leading project delivery on behalf of the Project Management team.
The production of project management artefacts (schedules, risk analysis, cost models etc) and acquisition products (business cases, assurance documentation etc) and the oversight of the production of technical documentation (architecture, requirements, designs etc).
Running a Defence ICT competition following Defence commercial processes and best practice, working collaboratively with Defence commercial teams.
Strong collaborative skills and good relationship management with key stakeholders in Defence, their customers and with other industry partners.
Prior knowledge of ICT delivery in Defence is highly desirable.
The successful candidate must - Senior Project Manager
Extensive experience in project delivery experience in Defence, with proven experience on tasks involving the design, delivery and/or support of ICT systems
Have confidence working in a client-side advisory role, and as a relationship manager
Have the flexibility to travel, to meet regular commitments in Bristol and farther afield