Project Manager (Naval, Marine, Goverment)

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by Outsource UK

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Public Sector
Immediate Start
£30 - £32 Hourly
Contract/Project

Outsource UK are currently working with a leading defence company who are seeking a Project Manager for a 12 month contract based in Glasgow.

This role is currently Outside IR35 but as of March 2021 will be deemed inside.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead in setting and agreeing direction with senior management of other functions on behalf of the project
  • Integrate all functions to identify, manage and support the resolution of project specific issues, to enable the achievement of programme objectives
  • Manage project scope (likely to be a lower level of complexity) to ensure that all aspects are fully defined to ensure customer requirements are achieved as well as ensuring the accurate recording and reporting of progress of planned targets for budget, schedule and quality.
  • Utilise planning and scheduling understanding to interrogate activities and plans.
  • Support the management of assigned cost accounts to ensure completion to planned targets for budget, schedule and quality.
  • Lead the management and review of the project Estimate at Completion (EAC)
  • Lead the co-ordination of the quarterly look ahead (QLA) process and stakeholder input
  • Coordinate any change applicable to the project & continually deliver improvement across the business. Ensure changes are incorporated within the project in a timely manner to avoid negative impact.
  • Manage the risks/opportunities that develop during the project within their area
  • Proactively lead the capture, collation, documentation and transfer of project LFE (Learning From Experience)
  • Maintain a focus on milestone, contract deliverable and acceptance event delivery
  • Support the preparation and maintenance of the Project Management Plan
  • Monitor and controls their scope through the delivery phase with focus on resource management analysis.

Essential Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of project management practice
  • Previous experience working on defence projects
  • Managed large scale programs
  • Excellent Stakeholder management skills
  • Prince 2 Qualified is desirable
  • Previous SC Clearance is desirable

If you would like to be considered for this position please click 'Apply' and Outsource UK will be in touch.

Reference: 949621166

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