Project Manager

Ceema Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager needed for a UK leading defence program within an esteemed defence organisation, knowledge in digitisation and automation would be highly beneficial.

Project Manager
Vacancy Details
Job Description and Skills
Digital Project Manager and Business Support

Support and Service Solutions UK has a strong pedigree of innovating to improve the experience and value we provide to our customers. Over the past years we have invested heavily in toolsets to this end. We now recognise the need to enhance our existing toolsets and to integrate them to support the delivery of our future business strategy.
We are looking to recruit a Project and Business Support Manager to roll out the digitisation/automation strategy (Digital Integrated Operational Support) to support our current and future business needs. The primary role of the Digital Project and Business Support Manager is to provide leadership, executive direction and control of the day-to-day management of the Digital IOS programme. Working in partnership with Helicopters and our aero partners to ensure the successful development and implementation of new ways of working, new tools and techniques and the “Digitalisation” of the S3 UK business.

Key attributes of the role are:
Champion of change, performance and process improvement within S3 UK
Ensuring goals, progress and direction are communicated within the S3 business
Providing drive and creativity to the design, development and implementation of Digital IOS

Key Responsibility Areas
The Role will be accountable to the S3 Digitisation Lead for:
Identifying funding options with robust business cases in order to support the Programme into the future
Agreeing with internal functional representatives all resource funding and allocation thereafter to ensure achievement of design, development and implementation plans
Monitoring of resource expenditure to ensure that resources are available and utilised in the most cost-effective manner
Ensuring that any appropriate internal or external business, project and product reviews and relevant reports are co-ordinated with the appropriate functional support and disseminated accordingly
Managing reviews and reporting mechanisms, covering performance, schedule and cost to ensure the necessary project visibility to the S3 UK Executive Leadership Team
Liaising with IT, Security and Compliance to ensure the programme and the partnership satisfies all internal business requirements
Ensuring that all processes, governance and infrastructure are in place for long term sustainability of the programme
Ensure that all Sub contract management activities are co-ordinated with the appropriate internal functional support
Support the development of a digital culture within S3 UK
Driving change and improvement for the entire Digital IOS programme

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
• Experience in leadership and team management skills to supervise, coach, train and motivate teams
• Adaptable and innovative – open to new ideas
• Excellent communication & presentation skills
• Project Management experience
• Excellent literacy & numeracy skills
• Team worker used to working in multi-disciplinary environment
• Demonstrable experience of multi company collaborations or partnered working environments
• Experience in delivering transformation or change programmes/projects
• Experience with/knowledge of cloud infrastructure and secure cloud infrastructure solutions
• Experienced in or with agile development practices
• A strong Design thinking ethos and approach
• Demonstrable experience of delivering modern and innovative digital technologies and digitally enabled business approaches
Intrinsic Factors

Regular short duration UK & European travel is required.
This role can be based at Luton, Edinburgh, Bristol or Southampton.

Why join?
You will enjoy a range of benefits, such as flexible working, an award-winning pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) as well as training opportunities, access to leisure facilities and an employee referral scheme

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