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Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: £450 - £550 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Date posted: 09/11/2017
  • Job reference: J377001A

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required
* Experience in successfully managing application or infrastructure projects
* Good knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with engineering industry.
* Delivery of the project to agreed timelines.
* Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the project is structured and achieved.
* Ability to negotiate with internal team.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* A reasonable level of commercial awareness.
* A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery.
* Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance).


Key Accountabilities
* Management of projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
* Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with client policies and processes.
* Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
* Leadership of the project team
* Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement Of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
* Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.
* Manage resourcing forecast through the use of appropriate tools.
* Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.
* Management of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.
* Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.
* Produce periodic reports and review as required.
* Alert management to any significant Risks.

Due to the nature of this project candidates must be prepared to undergo SC Clearance once started.

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