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Senior Project Manager

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 18th September 2019
Location: Malvern
Salary/Rate: £55000 - £65000
Type: Permanent

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Senior Project Manager - Malvern. This role requires SC clearance, you must be eligible and willing to undergo the SC process in order to obtain the role.We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on site with one of our clients you will be responsible for the effective management and delivery of a number of major and/or complex projects within the department. In addition, the Senior Project Manager will be expected to develop and grow customer relationships, lead major bids, support complex bids, secure associated follow-on sales and successfully contribute to the overall strategy and business targets.This is a key role in the winning and delivery of contracted outputs to our customers which requires a leader with a 'can do' attitude to bidding, delivery and stakeholder management, combined with the ability to meet challenging deadlines, whilst remaining balanced under pressure.Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities RequiredLeadership; being able to influence and align others towards the vision for the project, and to empower & inspire people to achieve success.Integrity; being open, honest and doing the right thing. Keeping promises, admitting when I don't have the answer and when I have made a mistake.Communication; being able to effectively communicate as part of a two-way interaction, using a range of techniques, to ensure the received meaning matches the transmitted meaning.Stakeholder Management; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.Teamwork; being able to create an environment where a group of people with diverse personalities, skills, experiences and perspectives are empowered to collaborate towards a common goal.Human Resource Management; supporting functional teams (including HR) to develop and manage our people in line with legal requirements and QinetiQ policy.Business Development; being able to identify, develop and deliver solutions to our customers' problems within an appropriate commercial framework to maximise benefit to both our customers and QinetiQ.Negotiation & Conflict Management; being able to identify and address differences of objective, attitude or perception in order to produce an agreed outcome for all partiesKey AccountabilitiesDevelopment and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.Operating in a Safe & Secure manner.Embedding a culture in line with company's values.Delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).Ensuring project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the performance management system.Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across the company.Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work.Reporting progress on all accountabilities to programme / portfolio manager (or their delegate).Essential QualificationsDemonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level B.Degree level educated or equivalent in relevant disciplineExperience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 5 years of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects.Experience delivering projects to numerous customers.Experience of delivering Engineering or Software development projects.Desirable QualificationsProvides leadership of project delivery and is able to problem solve, managing tight timelines;7+ years plus experience of managing projects in a commercial environment with exposure to people, customer and commercial management;Tenacious, flexible and with ability to work well under pressure;Driven, energetic, resilient;Details:Location: MalvernDuration: permanent (consultancy)Salary: £55,000 - £65,000Benefits:Contributory pension schemeEnhanced Life Insurance CoverEmployee Assistance ProgramEnhanced Accident Insurance22 days holiday + bank holidaysSick payPlease apply by submitting your CV.