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Senior Project Manager

Date: 13-Feb-2021

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our existing experienced team within the Air Ranges Modernisation (ARM) programme. We are looking for the suitable candidate to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and personal qualities.

  • Proven ability to decompose complex issues, to an appropriate level of detail, in a methodical manner.
  • Proven ability to identify, mitigate risks and resolve issues before impact to maintain project timescales and cost.
     
    Capabilities:
  • Leadership; being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.
  • Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing. Keeping promises, admitting when I don’t have the answer and when I have made a mistake.
  • Communication; being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.
  • Stakeholder Management; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.
  • Teamwork; being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.
  • Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and QinetiQ policy. Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers’ problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and QinetiQ.
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all parties.
     
    Key Accountabilities:
  • Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Operating in a Safe & Secure manner.
  • Embedding a culture in line with the QinetiQ values. Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).
  • Ensuring project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the QinetiQ performance management system.
  • Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across QinetiQ.
  • Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.
  • Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work.
  • Reporting progress on all accountabilities to programme / portfolio manager (or their delegate)
     
    Behavioural Requirements:
  • Apply QinetiQ Values at all times.
  • Pragmatic and reasonable.
  • Good problem solving abilities.
  • Open, honest and enthusiastic team member.
     
    Essential Qualifications:
  • Demonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level B.
  • Several years experience of  managing projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects.
  • Experience delivering projects to 3 different customers.
  • Experience delivering a range of infrastructure projects
     

 

 

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 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.