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Programme Manager

Date: 11-Feb-2021

Location: Portsmouth, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ




At QinetiQ, we’re dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives, and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve, and advance their vital interests.

We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


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.


The Maritime Training, Tactics, Test and Evaluation Transformation (MTET) Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) are modernising and transforming QinetiQ’s capabilities across the maritime ranges through the LTPA. The Long Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA) runs until 2028 with a clear requirement to transform the maritime ranging services by introducing new, modern facilities for the Royal Navy.

A key leadership role within the MTET IDT, the Programme Manager will head up the delivery of some fascinating and exciting programmes and projects improving the Royal Navy’s ranging capability and manage through life updates/upgrades.

The Programme Manager will be responsible for all aspects of programme delivery with a large and diverse team. There are a number of organisations you will work with to achieve this and ensure the range is capable, available and safe. You will have regular engagement with the Royal Navy, the MOD DE&S project team and at Director level with QinetiQ and the LTPA team.


The Programme Manager will be responsible for the development and maintenance of positive engagement with delivery teams, programme customers, partners and suppliers.

As Programme Manager, you will be embedding a culture of openness and transparency.

You will be responsible for the delivery of the Programme outcomes, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).

You will also be ensuring programme members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the QinetiQ performance management system.


The Programme Manager should have a record of accomplishment of successful delivery of complex development programmes within the maritime defence area.

You need experience in 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.


We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decision-makers, influencers, and excellent communicators. Join us today.



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.