Senior Project Manager

Job Ref: 61701
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 02 December 2019
  • New Malden, Surrey, England, UK New Malden Surrey GBR kt3 4nr
  • £50,000 - £65,000 per Annum
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000

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Role Overview

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day delivery of a multimillion pound multiyear programme, ensuring the delivery of the programme results with sound financial and risk management, in compliance with company rules and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Programme Manager to manage project relationships, including partners, suppliers, and beneficiaries, in line with agreements, supplier code of conduct and best practice stakeholder management and contract management. A particular emphasis on effective collaboration across the stakeholder community to ensure delivery objectives are meet.
  • To launch, organise, plan, document and effectively manage the execution and conclusion of all allocated projects to deliver on our commitments within baselined schedule and budget
  • Implement, maintain and manage all elements of project management including value, scope, quality, procurement, time, finance, human resource, risk, opportunities and communications.
  • Actively manage both Risk and Opportunities to achieve the best Business outcome
  • Report performance of projects, engaging all Project stakeholders ensuring strong communications are established and maintained
  • Ensure compliance with relevant leglislative requirements such as Safety and Security
  • Provide robust leadership to drive team performance, competence and talent, and be a mentor and role model.
  • Define, establish, manage and lead a high performing and successful integrated Project organisation
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships, handle changes through managing the customer's expectations together with the requirements for the Project.
  • Work with the Supply Chain team to ensure that all sub-suppliers are fully engaged and managed to deliver their requirements within allocated budget and schedule
  • Effectively manage technical teams and provide clear leadership and direction to mixed work streams, involving both clients and/or additional third parties to deliver the project collaboratively.
  • Maximise the efficient allocation of resources and skills across the assigned portfolio
  • Develop future capability though supporting recruitment, coaching, mentoring & competency-based development
  • Understand the impact of change on delivery plans and manage change control tightly

Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.

Skills & Experience

Technical Skills

  • Programme Management Experience
  • Team Leadership
  • Customer Management
  • Presentation skills

Specialist Knowledge

  • Experience in complex programme management delivery
  • Systems requirements management, definition, design, integration, V&V, acceptance
  • Ideally Software Development, Platform Management System, Agile, Safety critical systems


  • Technical Degree
  • PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent

Personal Characteristics

  • Leader
  • Team player
  • Good communicator
  • Self-starter
  • Target driven
  • Influence others with tact & authority

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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