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Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91829

Senior Project Manager - SC Cleared

We are looking for an SC Cleared Senior Project Manager to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site with one of our clients you will be responsible for:

Outline of duties:

  • 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 company's 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


  • Location: Sevenoaks
  • Duration: permanent (consultancy basis)
  • Salary: negotiable


  • 22 days Holiday per annum
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers (Tax & NI free)

Please apply by submitting your CV.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

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