IT Project Manager

Location:
Farnborough
Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH148286_1637852523
Posted:
10 days ago

IT Project Manager - Farnborough

Our client are dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Their team's make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

The Role

In this Project Manager role, you'll lead the delivery of one or more standard or complex projects by developing and maintaining positive engagement with customers, partners and suppliers. You'll report progress to the programme / portfolio manager and work on the delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).

You will collaborate with the wider team to ensure project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the performance management system. Part of this role will involve resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and maintaining forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.

Finally, you will ensure the correct entry of data onto SAP CRM relating to your opportunities, and maintain this data to reflect any changes in key inputs including: Order Value, Order Intake Scenario, (Low, Base, High, Excluded), Bid Due date, Closing Date, Sales Stage, Margin, Revenue Profile and up to date notes.

Key Knowledge / Experience

  • Leadership: being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
  • Communication: being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.
  • Stakeholder Management: being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.
  • Teamwork: being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all parties.

Benefits

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the market and the salary, benefits and reward scheme is designed to make sure they achieve that. The reward scheme also means that you can share in the company's success, as well as be rewarded for your own.

You'll also need either hold or be willing to undergo government vetting to achieve UK security clearance. In return you'll receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a commitment to help maintain a strong work/life balance.

  • Significant long-term investment in learning and development
  • Employee engagement surveys, to ensure the company listens to suggestions for improvements
  • Share Incentive Plan and Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 Days Starting leave with option to buy additional annual leave
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme - contribute 7% and the company will contribute up to 10.5%
  • Discounted personal accident insurance and free regular health assessments
  • Heath cash plans, childcare vouchers, dental insurance, high street store discount scheme including reductions on meals out and cinema tickets
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