AP-PM-PS20749: DV Project Manager – Defence Legacy Systems
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 17 Jan 2020
  • Location:
    South West - Swindon and Corsham
  • Sector:
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    To £540 per day (In-scope - UMBRELLA) until March 2021
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview and security clearance
Job Description:
DV Project Manager – Defence Legacy Systems

MOD – Swindon – In-scope IR35: £540 /day – contract until March 2021 – Security level: DV


The ISS Programme team is seeking a suitable experienced and skilled Project Manager to assist with the delivery of ICT Project across Defence which is replacing several ageing legacy systems and providing a more joined up way of working for the MOD community.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Day to day leadership and management of the project deliverables to ensure its delivery to performance, time and cost.
  • The production of procurement/support strategies and business cases
  • The production of investment appraisals and obtaining financial approval
  • The production and maintenance of project schedules, risk registers, plans and resource plans
  • The production of project technical aspects of tenders/contracts
  • Monitoring and controlling financial aspects of each project or contract
  • The preparation and delivery of technical briefs, status reports, chairing meetings and taking minutes/notes
  • Managing a diverse range of stakeholders (external and internal)


The position requires the candidate to hold valid DV clearance and be a sole UK National.


This position is located at Swindon/Corsham. Although based in Swindon and Corsham, there will be a requirement for regular visits to other sites within the Estate.


Essential experience:

  • Demonstrable project management experience within a highly secure/defence IT environment.
  • Previous experience of current/legacy defence IT systems.
  • A track record of complex project delivery.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • A formal PPM qualification: APM PMQ or equivalent experience.
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