Sitec Recruitment are currently recruiting for a prestigious FSTE 100 company who specialise in the Naval / Marine, Engineering and Support Services industry and are seeking a Project Manager to be based in their offices on Devonport Dockyard Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 months initially.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Deliver the requirements of assigned projects on time, to budget and to an acceptable level of quality
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using scheduling tools as directed by the PMO (Microsoft Project, Project Server, IFS or Primavera)
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Track project milestones and deliverables
Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
Set, continually manage and communicate project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
Ensures that own projects are formally closed and subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are captured and actioned. Produces appropriate documentation to support these processes
Facilitate the creation and effective operation of a Project Board
Develop and maintain Babcock (APM) compliant documentation, including the production of regular highlight reports
Develop and implement effective project communications
Ensure the effective management of changes implemented during the project
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
Manage the project budget, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate requests if necessary during project cycle.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Identify, log and manage issues and risks associated with the project
Proactively manage changes in project scope ensuring required changes and their impact are approved by the Project Board
Monitor and communicate the progress against project success criteria throughout project life cycle
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
Educated to first degree level or a demonstrable appropriate equivalent level of intellectual ability.
Professional APMP or equivalent
Software application PM experience mandatory / Infrastructure desirable
AGILE experience required
TFS (Team Foundation Server) experience desirable as PM will be expected to manage development work in TFS
Awareness of the ALM (Applications Lifecycle Management) process
Must be able to manage multiple concurrent software projects/assignments.
Demonstrate experience in Stakeholder management and communications.
Due to the nature of our clients business candidates must hold or be eligible to obtain UK Security clearance to SC level.
This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.