DV Cleared Technical Project Manager

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £560 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Harriet.Hughes@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    12986_1598525240

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-06

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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An experienced DV Cleared Technical Project Manager is required to manage a range of IT transformation and technology services projects (infrastructure and business led) within the Client's IT Portfolio.


The Role:

  • Manage projects on a day-to-day basis, providing visibility of progress, including defining the approach and milestones, addressing issues and balancing cost and risk against benefit.
  • Scope projects, input in technical solution, design and devise the delivery strategy aligned with strategy.
  • Define and manage project budgets and resourcing plans within tolerances.
  • Lead the development of the commercial approach and plan, and supplier engagement, liaising with the commercial team and, if required, leading the procurement process.
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing and manage change required to integrate new processes into 'business as usual'
  • Lead stakeholder engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

Skills/Experience:

  • Have experience of delivering a range of business and/or IT transformation projects.
  • Experience of full project lifecycle experience (from requirements gathering/discovery through to implementation).
  • Previous budget accountability experience to forecast and manage project costs.
  • Experience of working on UK Government digital programmes and IT systems and setting up a new technology service.
  • Sound understanding of a range of structured programme and project management methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile.
  • Strong ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, leading the collaborative planning process, prioritising work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people.
  • Ability to engage and work with development teams, in order to understand the technical solution and make informed decisions.
  • Strong understanding of the government's digital and technology transformation agenda.
  • Confident in consulting multiple cross-government agency senior stakeholders and suppliers in the UK and overseas if required.
  • Experience and understanding of the security requirements in the design and delivery of technology services at the highest security classification
  • Previous experience of working with UK security partners.
  • Previous experience of working on and knowledge of technology infrastructure.

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