Contract Spy Romsey SO51, UK
Jan 02, 2020Duration not stated
We currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager within our Defence Business Unit working from our Romsey office. This role will provide project management services for an existing MOD contract to deliver a software defined radio solution. We deliver advanced research, development services and products Roke is a vendor-neutral supplier picking the most appropriate technologies to achieve the required performance and capabilities. We are seeking highly motivated and knowledgeable staff, although when you are working across groundbreaking projects it is rare that you will have nothing new to learn. What will your role look like? t Delivery of all projects as per contractual requirements, on time, to quality and cost whilst delighting the customer. Delivery of all projects using the industry standard process. Create effective project teams, working with the technical team leads, if appropriate to deliver successful projects. Develop effective relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, partners, and clients to ensure successful and collaborative project delivery. Work with technical teams to obtain information to produce a project plan in Oracle PRA and maintain this plan through the life of the project Ensure requirements are being managed, recorded and signed off in the designated tool for the project. Ensure complete work breakdown structures are produced and used for recording costs. Maintain a risk register of threats and opportunities for the programme and validate contingency costs against these. Document and manage assumptions and dependencies for the programme. Work with the Services Support Manager for any managed service facility for the projects Produce reporting as required for: The project sponsor, The leadership team and Project assurance Project management reviews Quarterly investment reviews Manage the financial forecast for the projects using the company tools and processes and report to the Project Sponsor / Business Unit Lead / Business Area Lead. Review the finances on a monthly basis with the Financial Director and meet the project forecasting system update timescales. Manage the resource requirements of the project(s) working with the resourcing function. Manage project expectations and provide excellent stakeholder management Extensive project management experience demonstrating the above responsibilities and tasks in a comparable business is essential. Extensive experience in management of projects ranging from conceptual research through to sub-system development, delivery, and support. Substantial knowledge of the Defence domain and experience in interfacing with UK MOD and government agencies e.g. Dstl, DE&S. Experience in leading and managing complex industry teams with a range of stakeholders. Experience of delivery of projects that involve development and test of RF, complex PCB, hardware, test engineering and V&V What do we expect from you? t Degree level education in a related subject area and ideally practical engineering experience. APMP and/or PRINCE2 qualifications are desirable. Knowledge and use of Agile methodologies preferred. Primavera experience beneficial Current SC clearance is essential Excellent oral and written communication skills to board level. The enthusiasm, motivation and leadership skills necessary to deliver with excellence and delight our customers. The ability to travel within South England several times a month We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive. Security Candidates will already hold SC clearance. We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.