Job ID 306847
Project Manager – Corsham (SNL13)
£57,000 – £71,000
25 days annual leave with the option to buy and sell up to 5 additional days per year
Discretional Annual bonus scheme subject to Company and individual performance
Employee well-being allowance
Employee lifestyle discount benefit portal
Private medical insurance This is an exciting opportunity to join a team working on a unique and critical defence capability. You’ll assume a pivotal role in the success of the MASS contract – responsible for driving the software development teams (comprising Software Development & Computational Models teams) in the delivery of discrete projects and expert service in support of customer requirements.
This is a new role which has become available through an ambitious and exciting change to how the team operate, which you’ll help to deliver and mature. And given that this is a new role, you’ll be expected to bring your experience to bear in shaping not only the team itself but also your role within it.
We work hand in hand and with our customer on an MoD establishment with no obvious distinction between contractor and customer, so a high degree of discretion and professionalism is expected as well as sound stakeholder and customer management skills.
You’ll support us by
Leading line managers and overseeing the work of the allocated sub-teams, ensuring that the contracted core deliverables, KPIs and SLAs are met in full
Working with the customer to identify work packages and plan the service delivery programme
Ensuring timely delivery of all project milestones (both contracted core work and non-core work)
Recruiting, training and maintaining a suitably qualified and experienced workforce
Mentoring and coaching early career team members, and support them in developing specialist skills where applicable
Developing the resilience of the team to accommodate peak loading, which may require provision of training and experience opportunities to adjacent skillset sub- teams and reciprocating through releasing individuals for such training
Providing a monthly progress and risk report to the PPM, and support other reporting demands
Ensuring the application of recognised best practice in specialist areas
Representing MASS, the sub-team and the customer (when requested) at technical and governance meetings
Undertaking other tasks to support the management team and managed sub-teams where required
The invaluable experience you’ll bring, to help us achieve more
Experience of the full software engineering lifecycle for new or modified software. Lifecycles to include waterfall and agile.
Experience of configuration control tools and defect management tools.
Experience in directly managing a team
Practitioner Planning (PRINCE2, APMP or equivalent)
Awareness of current and emerging software technologies.
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Code Beamer Our non-negotiables:
Due to the highly secure nature of the projects, you will be involved with, you must be eligible to work in the UK and be eligible to undergo and maintain UK government SC/DV Security Clearance.
MASS is an equal opportunities employer; we know that our people are smart, skilled and motivated and in return we provide a friendly workplace where everyone is valued and has the chance to make an impact.
Apply today to see how working for MASS could work for you