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SC Cleared Project Manager - IT and Tech Delivery

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH123384

IT Project Manager required with existing live SC clearance for speed of deployment. This is an inside scope deployment for 12 months (+possible extension), augmenting with a civil service team and other 3rd party suppliers. SC is essential. This contract role will suit project managers with experience of delivering project work-streams as part of wider IT programmes / portfolios. The work involves engaging with an interesting and sometimes challenging stakeholder and sponsor community. Rewarding work with an impact on critical front-line services.

£480 - £524 per day PAYE, after ENI and apprenticeship levy. (£550-£650 gross to Umbrella). Based on utilisation of 230 working days £110k-£120k per anum PAYE.

Flexible working - remote and office.

On-boarding is 3-4 weeks for SC transfer and provision of secure kit.

The role will play a key role in providing project management and leadership within a high-profile programme:

  • Will provide senior project leadership within this high-profile and fast-moving programme.
  • The role will require excellent project management skills and an ability to adapt and be flexible in a changing environment
  • You will have effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experienced project manager with a track record in successful delivery.
  • Identify skill requirements; and deploy and develop resources. Manage or direct a medium sized team.

Essential skills & experience:

  • Significant experience in delivering either complex or high-risk projects
  • Be experienced, credible & proactive in dealing with a broad and complex range of stakeholders, with the confidence to engage with senior officials and ministers.
  • Be used to operating with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Have practical experience in actively managing project risks.
  • Be an experienced people manager, able to build and develop a high performing, flexible and motivated project team.
  • Be comfortable networking throughout the business, challenging and influencing decision making when required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risks & Issues
  • Project Performance & Controls