Project Manager

Qinetiq Group
16 Feb 2019
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job role: Project Manager

Location: Portsmouth

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.

Specific Responsibilities

The primary requirement for this role is to Project Manage the Progeny Management Research Framework (PMRF) to agreed time, cost and quality criteria whilst supporting the strategic goals of the Business. You will support the continuous improvement of business and project management processes in a matrix organisation. You may also be required to manage other projects within Maritime Systems CCIS Future Systems.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

You will need to be energetic, flexible and a good communicator. You will be required to manage pre-contract aspects of the Framework which will involve liaison with the customer for early Statements of Requirements (SORs), creating and issuing Invitation to Tender (ITT) Packs, managing the contracting processes and supervising sub-contractors through the delivery stages. You will be responsible for the maintenance of the Monthly review packs and Programme Trackers. You will be facilitating and attending Monthly Reviews, Task Start-Up and Close-Down meetings and Customer Monthly Progress Reviews. You will also be required to support the development and maintenance of the PMRF Community of Interest (COI) and support the delivery of quarterly COI conferences. This role will also include general Project Management administration activities including Project planning, forecasting and reporting.

You may also be required to manage other projects within CCIS Future Systems, where you will be managing a multi-disciplined team of highly specialised engineers across various locations developing, integration and gaining acceptance of complex development projects in the Maritime domain. The projects may range from ‘in-house’ development through to procurement of solutions

Key Accountabilities

Responsible primarily to the Progeny Programme Manager, responsibilities include:

Production of open, accurate and timely financial and workload forecasts to support planning within the business

Build relationships to enable successful engagement with a broad range of stakeholders (external and internal)

Application of appropriate project governance in-line with the QinetiQ Operating Framework

Development and maintenance of key project documents including Project Management Plan, Risk

Register and Project Reporting Pack and Trackers

Promotion of best practice within your projects and ensure that previous lessons learnt are adopted and new lessons identified for future benefit

In conjunction with your Programme Manager develop any appropriate follow on work including proposal writing

Essential Qualifications

Project Management qualification APMP, PRINCE 2

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.

Experience of systems and software engineering disciplines and their lifecycle in the defence

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

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