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Senior Project Manager

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £70.00 - £70.60 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Sophie Tully
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 28 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH78936_1655389189

Senior Project Manager

An amazing opportunity have come along with a lead Aerospace & Defence business who are looking to recruit a contract Senior Project Manager on an initial 6 month contract (likelihood of extension). There is a view to start the right candidate ASAP! Details below...

The role

Senior Project Manager

6 month initial contract
Preston, hybrid working
Rate: £70.60 per hour Umbrella.
IR35 status: Inside IR35.

. Role Responsibilities

  • Typically leads and manages the delivery of large and complex projects with high business impact. · Provides strong and effective leadership to the delivery team and suppliers; can take appropriate action to address issues.
  • Works with multiple suppliers to define and manage project plans which will achieve the project goals and consequent business outcomes
  • Identifies and effectively manages business drivers and project objectives to be delivered by the overall scope of work; this may involve supporting the development of the business case with key stakeholders.
  • Provides timely and concise project communications to stakeholders through formal and informal communication and reporting channels and including project boards Needs to be able to translate complex information for different audiences
  • Ensures project delivery adheres to LCM (Life Cycle Management) governance and assurance criteria.

Identifies and proactively manages project level risks, issues, opportunities, dependencies and constraints.

  • Leads business change to ensure adoption and realization of project benefits.
  • Manages project costs and resources against agreed budgets, taking appropriate action for any overspends and providing accurate forecasts to project completion
  • Accountable for the delivery of the project to time cost and schedule in accordance with business success criteria and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures Business benefits are tracked and delivered where applicable as part of project delivery.
  • Drives improvements in customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures all project control systems have up to date high quality data relating to the project.
  • Delivery across the project meets agreed objectives and is aligned with EITS standards/ policies. Issues are addressed / resolved in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with PMO on knowledge transfer, lessons learned and simplification of project management processes, as appropriate, and as part of ongoing continuous improvement.
  • Identifies and captures lessons learned as part of project closure.
  • Participate in activities and function wide initiatives as a member of the EITS PPM Delivery Management function.


Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices) within the IT Services domain

  • Strong knowledge of Project Finance Funding & Business Case Management
  • Proven experience of leading significant IT projects and programmes, incorporating successful business change delivery, to meet strategic business objectives
  • Strong experience of managing complex supply chains to achieve successful project outcomes
  • Proficient understanding of project lifecycle management.
  • Proven experience of both waterfall and agile project

Apply Now!!

If you are interested in this contract, please contact Sophie Tully at JAM Recruitment and send your CV over to s.tully(at)
If this isn't the role for you, but you know of someone who could be interested, JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn yourself £200 in vouchers for the successful placement of a candidate you refer to us, so get in touch.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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