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Project Manager

Job Role:
Project Manager Jobs
Employment Type:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
MOD Jobs
Rest of UK
South East England
Salary Description:
500 Per Day Umb/ Paye option
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Job Ref:

Project Manager
CV deadline: 5/12 @ 1330
Clearance: DV
Dept: DISS

We are looking for a DV cleared Project Manager with experience of the Military, MoD Acquisition Lifecycles (CADMID/CADMIT), MOD Approval/Scrutiny Process (AOF) & Cabinet Office/Treasury Approvals

Interoperability Services and Gateways (ISG) have been delivering the extant High Threat Gateways (HTG) and Medium Threat Gateways (Pegasus) services for some 7+ years through a combination of UORs, international programmes and other national programmes. An increasing workload, incorporating 6 new Options together with a new programme to drive Value for Money into the delivery of future interoperability services has resulted in the need to grow the team and seek additional resources. The delivery of the interoperability projects will comply with the Information Systems and Services (ISS) Capability Introduction (CI) process, utilising standard programme and project management processes, tools and techniques.

Post Specific:
The role is to provide project management to commence the requirement definition, scoping, planning, costs and wider Concept Phase work together with managing the technical contract deliverables to support approvals for CDIS and Options. Additionally, where possible delivery into extant gateways.

Essential Skills:

1. Be skilled in Project Management Methodologies and Frameworks including:


1. Be skilled in Project Management Tools including:

* Microsoft Project
* Active Risk Manager

1. Be skilled in Service Management Methodologies and Frameworks including:

* ITIL - to Practitioner level

4. Working knowledge of:

* MOD Acquisition Lifecycles (CADMID/CADMIT)
* MOD Approval and Scrutiny Process (AOF)
* Cabinet Office and Treasury Approvals

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* Have a good understanding of Military Interoperability with Partner Nations
* Have had experience with Service Management in a Military environment
* Have proven experience of managing IS/IT Project Delivery, including to the UK Military
* Have had experience of working in a Dev/Ops environment
* Have experience of delivering technically complex ICT solutions

Overseas travel may be required.

Key Tasks and Deliverables:

* Lead a team of Crown and contractor resources
* Oversee and sign off FATS deliverables
* Deputise for Programme Manager as required
* Approvals - ARB, IAB, IAC, CAT C, D, etc, conforming to MOD approval process
* Lead team and oversee development of Business Cases, standard project artefacts/annexes (cost model, COEIA, etc)
* Liaise with and present at meetings with the Scrutiny community and at informal and formal boards
* Liaise with Commercial re contracts and approvals
* Chair team meetings
* Attend checkpoint meetings with Programme Manager, preparing required inputs
* Prepare presentation material as required, for all levels of seniority
* Develop and oversee the maintenance of project schedules, using the EPM scheduling tool
* Develop and oversee the maintenance of risks, using the ARM tool
* Chair risk workshops with the team
* Write a weekly highlight report to the Programme Manager
* Develop and oversee: * * Management of Stakeholder Plan
* * Communications Plan
* * Dependencies Plan

* Manage Finances and keep to allocated budget, forecasting future expenditure, attending regular meetings with Finance and Programme Manager
* Oversee

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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