3SDL is seeking to recruit a Project Manager to join our expanding Command, Control and Communications (C3) Team.With opportunities to travel both within the UK and internationally, this is an exciting opportunity to join the growing 3SDL team.
Working closely with the C3 Team Leader, you will be responsible for ensuring adherence to agreed project metrics (e.g. finance, planning, risks and issues); drafting and monitoring budgets; and supporting and coordinating key projects throughout the whole project life-cycle.
You will be supporting technical and operations-related Defence projects each to a value of up to £1M (typically over an 18-24 month period). These projects include cutting edge information and communications systems on land, maritime and/or air platforms.
Although a background in Defence would be useful, in this instance we are most interested in proven strong project management skills as well as an individual with the right attitude and personality.Successful candidates will therefore need to show the following qualities:
Team skills and a flexible approach to working;
- Ability to grasp concepts quickly;
- Ability to engage with clients and stakeholders;
- Strong written and verbal communications skills;
- Attention to detail; and
- Previous Project Management experience.
Highly desirable experience includes:
- Recognised Project Management qualification; and
- Budget management.
The post is not tied to a particular location; the successful applicant could work from either our Lincoln or Malvern offices, and home-working will be considered for the right candidate. A compelling package is available, including flexible working, increased pension contributions, personal training allowance and very competitive salary, plus full support for any Reservist commitments.
In order to be successful in this position candidates have to be prepared to undergo UK government security vetting to gain security clearance, have a full driving licence and sign the Official Secrets Act 1989. To apply, please fill in the application form found here and send along with your CV to email@example.com.