Programme: PITSM (Level P4)
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to work within the Project Management Team for a successful client
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
Leidos is looking for an applicant to come on board and successfully support the multi-functional team and to assist in the management and administration of project delivery aspects of a major defense programme delivering support to both National as well as Global defense strategies.
Responsibility for administrating Project activities and providing direction and corrective actions to ensure that milestones achieve their acceptance criteria on time and within budget
Ensure that robust Management Plans (including PMP and IMS) are created, maintained and applied in accordance with industry best practice
Reviewing and approving risk management process recommendations and ensuring the impact of risks is eliminated or significantly mitigated. Expediting matters as necessary to secure efficient completion of the overall Programme
Ensure contract management and development activities are completed to support the programme (in consultation the Procurement, Finance and Legal)
Your Role and Responsibilities;
Proven track record in successfully delivering projects or task work packages.
Able to demonstrate experience in Project Management.
Good interpersonal skills and judgement for dealing with both internal and external stakeholders to develop strong working relations to support achieving objectives.
Ability to engage and work within a multi-functional programme team comprising both customer, supplier and internal staff with an awareness of engineering principles.
Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of business, finance and personnel management techniques and the commercial aspects of projects.
The ability to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively.
Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal communication
Excellent written communication through the use of e-mail, presentations and reports
Favorable If You Have;
Experience leading project teams to deliver to the ideals of project management, on Time, to Budget, at the required Quality.
Experience of MS Project (eg. Gantt, Timeline, IMS, Reporting)
Experience of Agile development (e.g. SCRUM)
Knowledge of database technologies (e.g. Oracle DB, MySQL)
Knowledge of Earned Value Management principles.
MOD or Defense knowledge would be highly advantageous
Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your CV with us today.
What We Do For You:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.
Who We Are:
Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.
Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.