Project Manager Defence

London (Greater)
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

  • Due to growth and demand we have opportunities working with Government Sector clients on Defence projects. Within this account the volume of projects has grown steadily, and we are in a position to expand the current established team. 
  • Working on this government framework alongside the Associate Project manager you shall collaborate to help manage Framework delivery and account direction. 
  • You shall agree objectives, communicate status and facilitate resolution and risks 
  • To ensure effective delivery of the programme you shall manage contracts and performance of subconsultants. 
  • To maintain the pace and service level it is essential that you have Defence or complex project experience.

Role accountabilities:



  • Accountable for delivery of projects within agreed budget
  • Responsible for our relationship with client contacts
  • Responsible for setting programme delivery strategy in consultation with key stakeholders
  • Responsible for establishing programme delivery plans and appropriate control mechanisms to assure delivery of Framework benefits

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proven project management experience successfully delivering defence or infrastructure projects
  • Experience in delivering MMC and Sustainability solutions as part of capital projects and interest in developing these with clients
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Relevant professional qualification or chartered status
  • Desired - Relevant Programme Management Accreditation – such as MSP Practitioner or equivalent
  • Prince 2 practitioner a benefit

Why Arcadis?

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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