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Project Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Leicesterq

Project Manager (BPSS / SC clearance beneficial)
SF41368
Business Unit: Babcock Digital Solutions
Location: Leicester, Bristol or Plymouth


About the role:
Overall Department Direction
Babcock Digital Solutions provides Information, Analytic, Decision Support and IT services to its customers.

 
We are a forward looking division who work closely with our customers to enable their business’s and integrate our services into the existing business operation to improve the business output. 


If you are a proactive individual who has experience of end to end project delivery in the IT or defence sectors, and are looking for a permanent position in a project management team we would like to hear from you.


Main Purpose of Role:
As a project manager in Digital Solutions you would be managing the delivery of integrated projects to the agreed budget, timescales and quality standard.


You would need to be able to liaise and work with the stakeholders at all levels providing knowledge and expertise in the specified field in order to deliver business solutions.


The role also requires a strong individual who can hold the team to the delivery schedule and be responsible for timely submission and agreement of client changes and variations, ensuring that opportunities for contract revenue and margin growth are maximised.


What do I need to do this role?
The role holder should ideally have:
•    Relevant experience of the Maritime Defence or IT domain. 
•    Significant experience of delivering projects autonomously
•    Managing third party suppliers 
•    Managing the Customer Interface 
•    Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the Project management process and documenting these in the PID
•    Providing effective leadership to the project team

 

Qualifications
•    Experience of managing complex IT projects using techniques including APM, Prince 2 and ITIL.
•    A sound knowledge and understanding of Project management methods and leadership skills. Excellent Communication Skills.
•    A working knowledge of IT systems life cycle from requirements analysis through to implementation with a full understanding of TickIT and ISO 20000 quality requirements. 
•    Educated to degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification or equivalent experience.
•    Experience of managing complex IT projects using techniques including APM, Prince 2 and ITIL. 
•    Prince 2 or APM Desirable


Salary
£45-50k base

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, occupational health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.


Company Information
This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.


Babcock International Group is committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


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Application Guidance 
Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

 

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