Senior Project Manager

  • Location:

    Malvern, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits

  • Job ref:

    BBBH110697_1569487348

  • Published:

    27 days ago

Senior Project Manager - Malvern.

This role requires SC clearance, you must be eligible and willing to undergo the SC process in order to obtain the role.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on site with one of our clients you will be responsible for the effective management and delivery of a number of major and/or complex projects within the department. In addition, the Senior Project Manager will be expected to develop and grow customer relationships, lead major bids, support complex bids, secure associated follow-on sales and successfully contribute to the overall strategy and business targets.

This is a key role in the winning and delivery of contracted outputs to our customers which requires a leader with a 'can do' attitude to bidding, delivery and stakeholder management, combined with the ability to meet challenging deadlines, whilst remaining balanced under pressure.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Leadership; being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
  • Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing. Keeping promises, admitting when I don't have the answer and when I have made a mistake.
  • 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.
  • Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and QinetiQ policy.
  • Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and QinetiQ.
  • 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

Key Accountabilities

  • Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Operating in a Safe & Secure manner.
  • Embedding a culture in line with company's values.
  • Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).
  • Ensuring project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the performance management system.
  • Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across the company.
  • Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.
  • Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work.
  • Reporting progress on all accountabilities to programme / portfolio manager (or their delegate).

Essential Qualifications

  • Demonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level B.
  • Degree level educated or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Experience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 5 years of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Experience delivering projects to numerous customers.
  • Experience of delivering Engineering or Software development projects.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Provides leadership of project delivery and is able to problem solve, managing tight timelines;
  • 7+ years plus experience of managing projects in a commercial environment with exposure to people, customer and commercial management;
  • Tenacious, flexible and with ability to work well under pressure;
  • Driven, energetic, resilient;

Details:

  • Location: Malvern
  • Duration: permanent (consultancy)
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

Benefits:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhanced Life Insurance Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Enhanced Accident Insurance
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Sick pay

Please apply by submitting your CV.

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