Clearance Required: Day
Leidos Europe, part of Team Leidos, are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their IS team. You will be based in the Leidos Europe Head Office at Bristol.
Team Leidos is honoured to support the UK MOD’s Logistic Commodities & Services Transformation (LCS[T]) programme, a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain.
Your will be managing the delivery of challenging and interesting projects in the Information Systems (IS) function to realise significant benefits for our Customer. You will have a strong background in IT project and programme delivery with fantastic stakeholder management skills and a broad range of experience to enable you thrive on this challenging programme. We deliver within a blended agile and waterfall framework, albeit always striving to deliver in an increasingly incremental and iterative way.
Work with senior leadership and IS Heads of Department to deliver solutions and ensure smooth execution of projects in line with Leidos’ goals and priorities.
Creating and managing project plans, communications plan, setting and achieving key milestones.
Define project schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress.
Coordinate internal resources and LCST third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects, working closely with counterparts and colleagues both within Leidos and across our Team Leidos delivery partners.
Engaging and reporting into the Customer
Matrix management of subject matter experts, business process owners and third party suppliers and vendors
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Escalate issues appropriately, using sound judgement to identify what is important or time critical.
Have knowledge of both on-premise and cloud-hosting solution delivery platforms and migration to cloud-hosting.
Ideally have experience working within Defence and/or Supply Chain and Logistics
Have experience of delivering enterprise level IT solutions
Have extensive experience working in agile and waterfall delivery frameworks
Have excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, written and verbal, both to technical and non-technical audiences
Be able to demonstrate solid organisational skills including attention to detail and self-organisation
Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project and, ideally, MS Visio.
Ideally have PMP / PRINCE II / Agile certification
Be able to obtain and maintain a UK Security Clearance – this is a mandatory condition for passing your probation.
Have a demonstrable knowledge of different project management methodologies and toolsets.
Have experience of working in a large multi-national / multi divisional company.
Be able to gain trust with stakeholders and demonstrate capability to work both independently and/or as part of a larger physical or virtual team.
Accountable to the IS Director for ensuring projects stay-on-track and where there are slippages, for proposing the necessary corrective actions needed.
Clear and succinct weekly reporting of status and progress.
Be an agent for change, influencing business transformation across the programme through the delivery of enabling IS technologies.
Manage risk, propose solutions & options for mitigation and become a trusted advisor.
Use appropriate techniques to identify and manage changes in project scope, schedule and cost.
What do we do for you?
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
- 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
- Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, and cycle to work scheme)
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Proj and Prog Management
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That’s why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.
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