Project Manager - SC Cleared at Ministry of Defence, Corsham, 9 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Corsham, UK
  • Jun 04, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

We are currently recruiting for an SC Cleared Project Manager on behalf of the MOD Corsham.

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The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is a central government department with a mission to protect our country and provide the ultimate guarantee of its security and independence, as well as helping to protect its values and interests abroad.

To do this we have an annual budget of almost £40 billion and a workforce comprising 193,000 people, almost 59,000 of whom are civilians. We currently manage more than £11 billion of spend every year.

Our work really matters; we offer engaging roles which have a direct impact on the quality of services we provide. We employ people in many different roles and in many locations across the UK and abroad. We have jobs in policy, finance, HR, IS/IT, commercial and project management and all the types of jobs you would expect to find in a government department, or indeed in the private sector. We also employ doctors, dentists, teachers, police, fire service, quantity surveyors, and engineers to name a few. There are many opportunities to develop and progress both within MOD and across the wider Civil Service, whether you’re a permanent appointee or an interim. 

As an SC Project Manager, your main responsibilities would be: 

  • You will work across different stages of the project lifecycle from inception through to in-service, contribute to the delivery of projects to a variety of different end users with differing needs and be exposed to and make use of the wide variety of tools and techniques used by MOD to deliver ICT services to the end user.
  • Successful candidates will support delivery of specific elements of projects or programmes.

You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Evidence of background, knowledge, and experience of delivering projects using the project management approaches, tools and techniques that are described in the Association of Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge 7th Edition;
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills;
  • Proven ability to define, source, tailor, and analyse high quality management information;
  • Able to demonstrate the professional credibility required to work collaboratively across project and organisational boundaries;
  • A desire to continue to learn and develop as a project professional.
  • All Microsoft packages and PowerPoint
  • PRINCE2 Foundation (desirable)
  • Agile Project Management Foundation(desirable)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner (desirable)
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner(desirable)
  • APM Project Fundamentals (desirable)
  • APM Project Management Qualification (desirable)