Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 17049
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Employer: QinetiQ
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  • Location: Rosyth, Fife
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + bonus + benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Rosyth, Scotland + Adaptive Working Arrangement
Package: Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF17049

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Project Manager at our Rosyth site in Scotland where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry's most brilliant minds.

The role
As a Project Manager, you will have a role that is out of the ordinary and will be responsible for the delivery of high-value projects within one of our Platform Design Life Support team helping to shape the future of ships and submarines by delivering outstanding maritime services globally. In this role you will play a crucial role in supporting the front line of the UKs national security, working to help protect the nation.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers
  • Deliver project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales)
  • Ensuring project members operate in line with the Operating Framework & functional competency management requirements; and have appropriate personal objectives recorded in the QinetiQ performance management system
  • Maintenance of forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work
  • Application of governance requirements (including lifecycle, project & independent reviews as appropriate) for foundation sales and delivery work

This role is full-time, with adaptive working available. The role is hybrid with an expectation of 2-3 days working on-site at our Rosyth Site.

Essential experience of the Project Manager:

  • Previous demonstrable experience in projects, programmes, portfolios or P3 function and successfully delivering complex projects
  • Experience delivering projects to external customers; being able to identify, plan and implement actions to positively engage parties with an interest in, or influence over, the project outputs.
  • A background working in the maritime or defence industry is preferred but not essential

Qualifications for the Project Manager:

  • APM qualified, or hold an equivalent recognised Project Management qualification.

Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance, as a minimum.

Our Benefits:

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more.
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days' additional leave.
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community.

Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community.

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.