Project manager (defence)

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Interim Project Manager with have design and delivery defence and IT infrastructure experience required for i

Project Manager (defence)

Interim Project Manager with have design and delivery defence and IT infrastructure experience required for immediate start.

Your new company
Our client who is a leading technology organisation is looking for an interim Project Manager with have design and delivery defence and IT infrastructure experience to join on an initial 6-month period.

Your new role
Accountable for leading the delivery of project(s), programme or portfolio that are large, complex and represent significant benefit / risk to our customers. The delivery will be highly visible and recognisable. Accountable for building complex matrix delivery organisation consisting of a mixture of dedicated and shared resources: These resources will be Project Management, other internal specialists and external third parties. Act as a customer champion. Establishes customer needs, uses operational and technical expertise to deliver brilliant experiences by resolving customer issues and delivery quality and timeliness. Understanding the customer business context and the impacts the programme has on successful business outcomes. Accountable for delivering projects to contracted service levels. Accountable for setting / agreeing a significant delivery budget and and ensuring that costs do not exceed this. Accountable for customer satisfaction associated with delivery. Accountable for identifying and managing changes in scope – ensuring the appropriate governance is applied. Accountable for building a comprehensive governance structure with relevant customers, client service managers account team and the programme team. Taking responsibility for leading the development of the appropriate plans and controls to ensure successful delivery.

What you'll need to succeed
Your background will need to be from a technology related organisation and would ideally be from a telco, communication or wireless background. Have end to end project management experience. Experience as a Project Manager, delivering complex solutions. The value of delivery (Not contract) will typically have been between £5 Million and £20 Million but this should not be viewed as the deciding dimension of this role versus others. Experience of delivering a broad range of IT / Voice and Network technologies. Ideally this should be in a range of industry sectors. Expected to have attained an advanced project management qualification – Prince 2 Practitioner, MSP, APM RPP etc. Working with customers in leadership roles (i.e. IT Manager, Programme Manager etc.). Financial tracking and management of a large programme. Creating Stakeholder management and Communication Plans. Manging significant risk. Knocking down internal barriers and issues that exist in other parts of the business. Building and managing teams. You will need to hold an active SC clearance which can only be acquired if you are a British citizen.

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available. This role is a 6 month contract and is paying £377 per day.

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