Programme Manager- Defence & Security- SC Cleared

£675 per day | London | Contract


Posted 25 days ago


Programme Manager- Defence & Security- SC Cleared

Programme Manager with current SC Security Clearance is needed to work for defence & security client with international reach to support high profile national defence and security programmes.

The Programme Manager will be responsible for the successful assurance of outcomes related to the delivery of critical systems and services, and will support the design decision making process to assure services and systems quality.

The Programme Manager is also primarily responsible for supporting the Programme Director in ensuring the financial integrity of the Programme, and that it is able to demonstrate value for money as part of any decision making process.

Programme Manager- Defence & Security- SC Security Cleared- Essential Experience

  • Experience of delivery of programmes within C4ISR or National Security.
  • Programme management qualifications (e.g MSP)
  • Project management qualifications (e.g Prince2, Agile, APM or PMP)
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Thorough understanding of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Extensive experience of delivery of technology projects within HMG settings
  • Experience in Major Project or Programme delivery
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex issues at Expert level
  • Experience in mobilisation of a Major Project or Programme from scratch, and at pace
  • Experience in design and implementation of Major Project assurance and governance from scratch, and at pace.
  • Ability to influence and persuade senior decision-making bodies
  • Ability to interact professionally with senior Civil Servant/Military/Political leadership
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • An analytical mind-set with great problem-solving abilities
  • Outstanding knowledge of data analysis, reporting and budgeting.
  • Experience in delivering a live multi-vendor technology service
  • Experience in delivering a technology service with a value exceeding £100m
  • Ability to see big-picture solutions from basic specifications.
  • Experience of reviewing technical and business documentation: requirements documentation user stories design documentation technology and systems/network architecture technical security standards
  • Experience leading and executing within both Agile and stage-gated Waterfall project delivery methodologies
  • Sole British Nationals, without any Dual Nationality
  • UK resident for at least two of the last 5 years

Programme Manager- Defence & Security- SC Security Cleared- Desirable Expertise

  • Experience of IPA Major Project reporting through GMPP Returns
  • An understanding of Joint Expeditionary Force and what it represents.
  • An understanding of TOGAF or MODAF.

The assignment is outside of IR35 for 12 months with hybrid working in London or other locations in the southeast.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.