The Project Manager (PM) is accountable for the definition, coordination, direction and assurance of one or more projects that deliver the outputs that enable the S&T outcomes of the parent programme. The PM is responsible for the delivery of the Project in accordance with the Project Mandate.
They ensure that the Project operates within the agreed performance, quality, time and cost envelope and adheres to corporate processes. They work closely with the Programme Manager (PgM) who will oversee the generation of project goals and monitoring project performance.
Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate. Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan.
Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security).
Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project.
Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate
Implementing Dstl's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System.
Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information.
Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities.
Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback.
Enabling development of staff through project activities.
Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel.
Championing the development of Project Management.
Military experience – Defence background is a MUST
No IT Project Managers needed
Hit the ground running, making decisions, strong character
Vehicles orientation based project
5 years experience
Character of the person is important
Project is in coemption currently Experience in starting projects and getting them aligned. – would be useful Hands on Project Manager not someone to delegate to other project managers
Essential • Project Management. • Budgeting and resource allocation. • Commercial awareness
APMP and/Or Prince 2 is ideal
Security Clearance: SC
CV Deadline: Thursday 25th July 3pm