SC Project Manager / Approvals Manager
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
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SC Approvals Manager
Skills and Experience
Recent and relevant experience of Central Government programme and project appraisal and evaluation
Recent and relevant experience of writing HMT Green Book compliant Business Cases An understanding of the MOD, its project management methodology and approach
Evidence of successful management and delivery of complex projects
Evidence of working collaboratively as a member of a team and building strong relationships with colleagues in other disciplines as well as industry
Effective stakeholder management
Knowledge and experience of Office 365 products
PRINCE 2 or MSP qualified
Evidence of successful management and delivery of complex projects within the MOD
Experience of Single Source Price Regulations within MOD
The Approvals Manager will report to the Approvals Lead and will have a general knowledge of project and information management as well as project controls. The individual must be enthusiastic, proactive, astute, multi-tasker, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and must be willing to assist in all activities to get the job done.
Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to)
CO-ordinating and capturing the necessary evidence required for approvals and investment decisions, ensuring they are referenced in accordance with the recognised information management process, including outputs of the SCD and RVfM process and the OAWG.
Acting as the day-to-day point of contact within designated projects for Approvals advice and guidance working in conjunction with the Approvals Team
Supporting the Projects B2 and any other Project staff by providing direction and guidance on Approval processes which are relevant, such as MOD Scrutiny, Information Systems and Services Programme Management Office, Cost Assurance and Scrutiny, Defence Economics, Defence Procurement & Assurance Service, Front Line Commands, Her Majesty's Treasury and Cabinet Office.
Drafting business cases and evidence documents for any category of project approval where required.
Running the SME assurance matrix and feed into the ARB assurance matrix.
Ensuring that all products have the relevant evidence before they are submitted for review by any approvals or assurance or scrutiny of Commercial.
Engaging with relevant agencies as required to support the work of the Approvals Team e.g Defence Economics
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.