Project Manager

Sopra Steria Limited
Salisbury, UK
13 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager

Salary:£Competitive salary + car allowance + benefits + 3% Flex

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire

Role overview

To own allocated pipeline work items and take them through from conception to internal approval (Business Commitment Review [BCR]) prior to project initiation.For approved projects, take ownership, set up and deliver the projects from initiation through to project closure.Delivery should adhere to PRINCE2 tailored to meet the specific requirements of the account.

Key responsibilities

·Creating or commissioning of BCR inputs (full Project Initiation Documentation) and completing all pre BCR checks in line with D5 Account processes.

·Present solution to BCR then deliver BCR outcomes to the customer.

·Set up of the project team and governance structure in line with direction provided by the portfolio manager and client.

·Monitor delivery against key aspects of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits.

·Proactive management of Risks, Issues, Assumptions and Dependencies.

·Effectively manage the resourcing of the delivery team via Project Support Services (PSS).

·Escalation of any forecast exceptions (to agreed tolerances) via the Project Board.

·Delivery of the project products on a stage by stage basis.

·Focus on delivery of project deliverables based on key aspects of time, cost, quality and scope.

·Manage all project change in line with account level Change Process.

·Oversee successful service transition of all project deliverables.

·Completion of all Project closure activities.

·Complete any other tasks assigned to you by your Portfolio Manager.

Essential skills
  • Has at least 3-5 years' experience of delivering either infrastructure or applications projects, ideally in a supplier organization.
  • PRINCE 2 Practitioner Qualification required with APMP PMP/PMQ Qualification desired.
  • Security cleared to SC level or higher.

Security clearance

It is essential that you are capable of obtaining and maintaining government security clearance for this fast paced role.

About us

Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end to end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges.

Sopra Steria has been a key provider of specialist systems and services to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for over 30 years. Independence, broad capability and knowledgeable people with a reputation for operational and commercial flexibility have secured our position as one of the MOD's top ten ICT suppliers

Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour.

Find out more

Visit the Sopra Steria website and Sopra Steria LinkedIn company page.

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