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Senior IT Project Manager

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire Salary: Up to £1 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Joe Tomkins

Senior IT Project Manager required for one of the UKs leading defence companies based in Farnborough. My client are leading the way when it comes to research and development, and IT infrastructure projects within the defence industry.

Ideal candidates for this Senior IT Project Manager position will have experience of working on large-scale IT infrastructure and software projects. Candidates must also have experience of the testing lifecycle and be able to write a strategic testing document.

Salary for this position has not been advertised, and will be discussed upon application.

All applicants must be eligible for Security Clearance to SC level.

Key Accountabilities for Senior IT Project Manager position:

* Management of projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.
* Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with policies and processes.
* Ensuring projects meet all compliance requirements especially with respect to Legal and Safety requirements in accordance with corporate policies and processes.
* Leadership of the project team
* Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement Of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.
* Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.
* Manage resourcing forecast through the use of appropriate tools.
* Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.
* Management of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.
* Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.
* Produce periodic reports and review as required.
* Alert management to any significant risks.

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities Required for Senior IT Project Manager:

* Experience in successfully managing standard projects
* Good knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and QQ standards.
* Knowledge and experience as graded in PMCDF competency framework for Project Managers.
* Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within project team.
* Resource Management.
* Financial management.
* Delivery of the project to agreed timelines.
* Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the project is structured and achieved.
* Ability to negotiate with internal team.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills.
* A reasonable level of commercial awareness.
* A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery.

* Experience working within an IT environment.
* Industry recognised qualification. i.e. Prince2 / AMP / PMP
* Demonstrable experience of full Lifecycle Project Management
* SC cleared to be held and maintained.

To apply for this exciting Senior IT Project Manager position, please press 'apply now'.

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