Software Development Project Manager (SC)

London, England
Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Software Development Project Manager

'Active' SC clearance is essential


  • Be responsible for E2E agile software development project delivery ensuring project objectives and deliverables are aligned with programme benefits, appropriately reviewed, governed and signed-off.

  • maintain and monitor a project schedule that meets project deadlines, aligning with a 3rd party development supplier & SME guidance

  • Challenging estimates and evaluating 3rd party supplier capabilities for on time delivery.

  • Supporting and motivating the 3rd party supplier and project resources

  • Controlling project time management and budget

  • Manage both internal and external stakeholder relationships and communications

  • Analyse and pro-actively manage project risk and issues

  • Managing project reporting within a matrix organisation and developing/maintain suitable project documentation

  • Manage the project change control process to ensure that the agreed process is followed and that impact assessments are completed within agreed timelines.

  • Assure delivery in accordance with ITIL based process and ensure delivery within relevant governance, statutory and policy obligations.

Key Skills / Experience

  • Programme delivery knowledge of ORACLE, JAVA, REDHAT, Angular, Bootstrap, NEO4J, Elastic & Sharepoint to lead an Agile practitioners.

  • Understand, articulate and leverage agile project management methods, for 3rd party agile software development.

  • Excellent 3rd party supplier management skills to set, monitor and confirm 3rd party supplier performance and deliverables.

  • Excellent entrepreneurial mindset, to allow to think beyond the project deliverables and enhance the resourcefulness of the wider programme and project team members.

  • Set the tone and direction of the project, motivating, supporting and enhancing agile project team members and 3rd party supplier.

  • Maintain the project big picture within the programme to keep knowledge and information flowing between the project team, programme and stakeholders.


  • Leading 3rd party agile software development teams and Agile Project Management qualified

  • Significant and demonstrable experience of managing 3rd party agile software development projects to non-IT business users (agile software development not infrastructure projects).

  • Formal professional project management qualification(s), MSP and Prince2 (Practitioner)

  • ITIL methods and Change Management

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