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Senior Programme Manager

Date: 14-May-2021

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: Senior Programme Manager

Permanent Position

Job Location: Malvern


About the role:


We have an immediate opportunity for a highly experienced Senior Programme Manger to embed in to UK Government Customer team to manage and drive forwards a strategically important Programme creating a new operational IT system.


The Senior Programme Manager will be managing a complex programme comprising multi-disciplined team of project managers; and highly technical system and software engineers across multiple locations developing, integration and gaining acceptance of complex IT projects.


What will I be doing?


  • The Programme Manager will be responsible for the delivery of projects to time, cost and quality.
  • You will be responsible for the production of open, accurate and timely financial and workload forecasts to support planning within the business.
  • The Programme Manager should have the ability to network and build relationships to enable successful engagement with a broad range of stakeholders (external and internal) often with competing interests.
  • You will be responsible for the management of subcontracts, some with significant development work.
  • The Programme Manager will support the business to develop future pipeline work.


What do I need?


  • The Programme Manager must have previous demonstrable experience of delivering complex Programmes using a variety of methodologies including Agile, waterfall etc.
  • You must have experience of procurement and tendering processes (e.g. the production of specifications, definition of supplier selection criteria and contracting) and management of suppliers under contract.
  • The Programme Manager must have experience of systems and software engineering disciplines and lifecycle to develop complex products in the defence domain.


Why join us?


We are a world-leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting-edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.


QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.


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