Programme Manager

Location: Greenford, London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Joe Tomkins

Programme Manager


Defence / Cyber Security


Programme Manager required, for a globally recognised organisation within research and development int he cyber security / information assurance industry.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing multiple large scale projects, as well as managing a small team.

On offer for this role is a highly competitive daily rate, which can be discussed further on the phone.

Key Responsibilities for this Programme Manager role:

  • Manage projects to meet project milestones, schedule and budget requirements.
  • Manage subcontractors to deliver requirements on time and to budget
  • Establishing, controlling and reporting project schedule & costs against an overall WBS & budget.
  • Achieving acceptance of all elements of project to schedule and cost.
  • Meeting project sales and cash budgets and forecasting accurately.
  • Identifying programme resource, skill and training requirements for the Resource Plan.
  • Use Programme Performance Metrics (PPMs) to effectively manage all programmes.
  • Establish and maintain project metrics to measure and report progress.
  • Preparing the internal Business Review Pack as the basis for reporting to senior management.
  • In conjunction with the System design Authorities hold progress reviews (as required).
  • Effective communication with all project stakeholders to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Ultimate responsibility for risk management across all projects within the programme.
  • Identify and monitor cost saving and risk reduction initiatives.
  • Management of project issues, risks & opportunities, data and action logs, including item closure.
  • Plan and conduct effective internal, customer and sub-contractor progress reviews.
  • Producing and implementing internal and subcontractor Statements of Work.
  • Review subcontract programmes, capability, resource, skills, documentation and deliverables.
  • Review all internal and subcontractor project management documentation.
  • Preparing customer & internal progress reports in an agreed format.
  • Establishing and implementing Project Management Plans (including all subordinate plans).
  • Ensure that projects comply with the relevant security requirements.
  • Ensure that projects comply with the Company directives.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Degree in relevant discipline (Engineering, Science or Business Management) or equivalent experience.
  • Project management qualifications preferred, such as APMP or Prince 2.
  • SC clearance required, DV clearance preferred.
  • Extensive experience of managing multiple, concurrent, multi-discipline projects in the defence electronics sector.

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