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Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BJ-2022-PM_1641542104
Contact Name: Balla Jaigopal
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description


Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector is looking to hire a Project Manager who will be in the key role within the EPoS Programme. The role carried with it the responsibility an ownership for one or more of the detailed workstreams. The candidate will be required to apply Project Management rigour and structures to ensure the successful deliverables are produced and fully accepted by the Customer

Home based.

Contract: 9 months contract - INSIDE IR35

Key Accountabilities

The candidate will take full ownership of the assigned Workstream(s) to ensure that the outputs and deliverables are produced within the bounds of agreed timescales, budget and are of a quality that is fully accepted by the Customer or end user.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Coordinate the Workstream teams in line with the Programme Plan

- Orchestrate the activities to meet the timelines

- Identify and manage of all stakeholders

- Manage the teams and their tasks to ensure that all the target parameters are within agreed tolerance

- Tracking Progress of the Workstream with a keen eye on Costs, Time and Quality deviations

- Communicate with the Customer and the Programme team on a daily basis

- Interact with the other teams to overcome problems/issues and to minimise Risk

- Be proficient in Software Development and Infrastructure deployment practices

- Clear Reporting to the Stakeholders, internal and Customer facing

This is a very demanding role and the candidate will have to be prepared to flex their hours around the activities and the implementation time windows

Key skills

It is essential that the candidate possess the following attributes, which an enhancement of the Project Management disciplines:

- Excellent time management and planning skills

- Excellent People Skills

- Excellent team organisation skills

- Excellent problem management skills

- Excellent communications skills

- Excellent grasp of Technical solutions without being an SME

- Excellent grasp of Service Management (Ongoing Support Services)


- 5 Years+ Experience in IT Project Management

- Third Level Degree or equivalent

- Recognised current Project Management Certification (PRINCE2, PMP, APMG etc)

- Good knowledge of Agile Framework Methodologies

- Good knowledge of IT Service Management Methods

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or

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