Project ManagerBristol, England; Milton Keynes, England
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In 2010, MOD awarded Boeing the £800 million Future Logistic Information Services (FLIS) contract as its Support Chain Information Services (SCIS) Delivery Partner. SCIS is a partnering arrangement between the MOD and Boeing Defence UK to improve the reliability and capability of the logistic information systems and services that deliver engineering, supply chain and business intelligence information. Boeing provides secure, stable and resilient SCIS services by assisting the MOD in streamlining and optimising its end-to-end logistics information system into an agile and effective capability that underpins the support chain.
An exciting opportunity has become available on the SCIS Programme for a Project Manager (that has some experience in the field) to come and join our team.
Responsible for developing project plans and contract deliverables, directs all project phases and acts as primary customer contact for Project activities with the MOD.
Leads others and direct all phases of projects or subsystems of major projects from inception through completion.
Coordinates the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project and team, finance, planning, scheduling and line management.
Uses trend, earned value and variance analyses and risk assessments to develop plans or to recommend change.
Uses Boeing Programme Management Best Practices (PMBP) to develop robust operating and reporting rhythm for programmes to ensure a successful outcome.
Acts as primary project contact to establish key stakeholder requirements and project objectives.
Transitions projects to the MOD Customer for on-going support.
Performs project close-out and documents lessons learned activities as necessary.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Identify and manage actively opportunities, risks and issues to ensure effective resolution or mitigation.
Liaise with project stakeholders.
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants.
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
Identify and manage project dependencies and the associated critical path(s).
Plan, schedule and manage project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
Track project milestones and deliverables.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyse results and investigate problem areas.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Effectively run project meetings from project kick-off to post implementation review ensuring all stakeholders meet their responsibilities.
Education & Experience:
Some Project Management experience; ideally holding a recognised Project Management accreditation; P3O, PRINCE 2,PMI/PMP or APMP although not essential
Competent in using MS Project & the MS Office products in general is desirable
Experience using a RIO tracking and reporting tool would be a benefit
The individual must be enthusiastic and hands on in their approach and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
They must be comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels within the organization including level and be confident representing BDUK to external clients and partners.
Customer Focus: Develop and maintain customer relations both inside and outside of the organisation. Actively seeks information to understand customer’s circumstances, problems, expectations and needs.
Builds Positive Relationships: Builds effective working with relationships with team and cross functional groups that are required to contribute to the success of the program.
Understand differing requirements and perspectives and lead the team through to successful conclusions.
Business Acumen: Manages complex customer and stakeholder relationships. Deals effectively across all levels.
Able to adapt approach to meet needs of different groups.
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.
Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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