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Senior Project Manager (IT Infrastructure)
Leadership; 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 parties.
Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers. Operating in a Safe & Secure manner. Embedding a culture in line with the QinetiQ 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 QinetiQ performance management system. Resolving conflicts (including prioritisation calls) within the project and collaborating across QinetiQ. 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)
Apply QinetiQ Values at all times. Pragmatic and reasonable. Good problem solving abilities. Open, honest and enthusiastic team member.
Demonstrable capability to International Project Management Association Level B. Experience gained, typically rather than necessarily, between 3-5 years of leading a business, projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects. Experience delivering projects to 3 different customers. Experience delivering IT infrastructure projects (design, installations and transition to service)
Managing Successful Programmes - Practitioner
Why join us?
As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success with QinetiQ is the appetite for innovation and courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges. Joining QinetiQ offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting-edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests. We offer an opportunity to work across a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.
If you feel you meet the criteria for this position and would like to be considered, please apply with your CV and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability for the position and we will be in contact.