Senior Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 10566
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2019
  • Employer: QinetiQ
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  • Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description





At QinetiQ we're dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.

We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.

We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries.

Full benefits package includes - Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts etc


We are a world leading security and technology service provider who have invested billions of pounds in their services working with the most high profile clients on the most cutting edge projects. This role is available as the company is expanding.


QinetiQ supports the delivery of secured navigation that can be depended on when accurate navigation, positioning and/or timing is mission-critical. Our projects attract engineers and scientists from across QinetiQ (at all levels of experience) to deliver consultancy, research and the development of services and security capabilities for the next generation of multi-constellation, multi-frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Receivers.

Reporting to the Secured Navigation IDT Leader and Programme Managers, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the effective management and delivery of a number of complex projects across the division. They will be expected to develop and grow customer relationships, have an active involvement in complex bids, secure associated follow-on sales and successfully contribute to the overall strategy and business targets.

This is a key role in the winning and delivery of contracted outputs to our customers which requires a leader with a 'can do' attitude to delivery and stakeholder management, combined with the ability to meet challenging deadlines, whilst remaining balanced under pressure. Some of our projects are heavily engineering biased and include significant proportions of systems engineering, software and firmware development, test and integration, as well as juggling pan-QQ resources, international sub-contractors and customers.


As Senior Project Manager, you'll be responsible for the development and maintenance of positive engagement with project customers, partners and suppliers.

You'll be responsible for the delivery of the project outputs, to agreed baseline (customer satisfaction, time, cost, quality, cash and sales).

As Senior Project Manager, you'll be 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.

Our Senior Project Managers maintain forecasts (both financial and resource demand signal) for sales and delivery which reflects the up-to-date expectations for the work.

You must report all progress on all accountabilities to programme / portfolio manager (or their delegate).


As Senior Project Manager, you need experience delivering Engineering projects (don't need to be specific GNSS).

You must have technical awareness, and be able to communicate well with engineers/researchers/scientists/developers.

You should be able to drive delivery and reach successful project outcomes, utilising technology i.e MS Project.


We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

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