Project Manager

Engage is looking for a Project Manager with experience of leading projects at Abbeywood, Bristol. The role is responsible for leading a project team to deliver project outcomes and related outputs for Engage clients.

Responsibilities – L3

  • Developing and Managing project teams
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
  • Empowering and inspiring others to deliver successful projects
  • Securing the provision of resources needed for projects from internal and/or external providers
  • Agreeing contracts for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance and managing variances
  • Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project objectives and constraints. i.e. developing solutions
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules of activities and events of projects and/or programmes in portfolios, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
  • Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects
  • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs

Technical Experience and Qualifications

Essential:

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully delivering projects at Abbey Wood, Bristol.
  • Experienced and effective leader of multi-discipline teams
  • Experience of managing multiple diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Association of Project Management (APM) Project Management Qualification (PMQ) (formerly known as the APMP) or PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification which must be in-date.

Desirable:

  • Member of Association for Project Management or equivalent professional body
  • Degree qualified or equivalent management experience
  • Experience of delivering projects for Ministry of Defence

Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • A forward thinker who finds novel solutions to resolve complex problems for the business
  • Can work collaboratively with stakeholders from varied levels of the business as well as the customer
  • Evidence of application of project management techniques to appropriately manage change
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
  • Energy, enthusiasm and a genuine desire to produce outstanding outputs and outcomes
  • Is passionate about helping teams find ways of improving and providing the support to ensure its success
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Adaptable and open to change

 

SC clearance is essential