Senior Project Manager

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    Sevenoaks, Kent

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    Tom Parsons

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    5 months ago

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c.£50,000 - £55,000

Provide focused leadership for the safe and effective delivery of Complex Projects to:
- meet contractual obligations
- achieve excellent customer satisfaction
- deliver contracted (or ahead of) schedule and cash flow
- achieve as contracted (or improved) margin
- provide accurate financial forecasts

Delivery of Complex projects that:
- Include an element of complexity or significant risk that could have an impact from a legal/regulatory, operational effectiveness and reputational perspective
- Includes success criteria that is difficult to achieve and will have a major impact on the success of the customer
- involves a broad range of stakeholders often with competing interests
- includes a number of subcontracts, some with significant development work on the critical path.
- are delivered through a large multi-disciplinary project team across multiple locations
- has tight timescales and/or challenging budgets

* Application of appropriate project governance in-line with the Operating Framework
* Leadership of the project team
* Develop and maintain relationships with the customers
* Management of external and internal stakeholders
* Generate accurate work load forecasts to support resource planning within the business and functions
* Develop and maintain key project document s including Project Management Plan, Risk Register and Project Reporting Pack
* Effective communication to internal stakeholders of project progress, risks and timely escalation of project issues
* Conduct Lessons Learnt during the course and at the completion of each project

Key Skills

* Project Management competence equivalent to IPMA level C
* Able to exercise good commercial judgement
* Strong negotiation skills
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to project delivery (e.g. finance)
* An understanding of budgeting and resource allocation
* An understanding of the wider Defence and Security context in preferred

To Apply

If you're ready to apply, fantastic! Click "apply" and if your CV is shortlisted I will be in touch shortly.

If you need any further information drop me (Tom) an email