Project Manager

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  • Sector:

    Defence, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    £532.32/day (umbrella)

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

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Project Manager: Contract, Porton Down, Duration: at least 5-months, Rate: £530/day umbrella
KEY Skills: Project Management, PRINCE2, APM, Agile, P3M, SC clearance, Dstl, Sopra Steria

The Role:
This role represents a key position within the Knowledge and Information Systems Intelligent Client Capability (KIS ICC) business unit of Dstl, based at Porton Down near Salisbury.

Duties will involve:
As a Project Manager you will be responsible for;
 Engaging with current supplier to integrate externally sourced solutions
Maintain up to date versions of all artefacts
Engaging with external stakeholders to establish the most appropriate and effective solution for Dstl
Working together to ensure alignment of solutions with strategic direction
Complex project and or people management that will involve contributions from outside Dstl.

The Candidate:
The client is searching for someone whom has a proven track record as a confident project manager delivering complex technical projects to challenging timescales with the following additional skills and experience:
Ability to engage widely, internally and externally; liaison within KIS, Sopra Steria, Commercial, other external 3rd parties and governance boards will be required.
Experience of IT Infrastructure provisions
Proven track record in project planning, bench marking and horizon scanning
Ability to monitor and manage project risks, actively addressing issues and challenges, but also identify and exploit opportunities when they arise.
Experience in working within commercial frameworks and supplier management.
Preferably to have an appreciation of technology gap solutions, supporting the identification of the right technology to plug the capability gap between the as-is and to be.
Appreciation of Business and IS service models to deliver technology strategy and solutions.
Appreciation of IS architectures and technology to deliver IS strategy.
Additionally, you MUST HAVE:
Current SC clearance (DV is preferred)
APM, PRINCE2 and/or Agile Method e.g. Scrum
The following P3M competencies; P3M04, P3M07, P3M08 & P3M19.
P3M02, P3M06 and P3M09 are desirable.

To discuss this Project Manager vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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