Role Overview

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day delivery of a multimillion pound multiyear programme, ensuring the delivery of the programme results with sound financial and risk management, in compliance with company rules and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the Programme Manager to manage project relationships, including partners, suppliers, and beneficiaries, in line with agreements, supplier code of conduct and best practice stakeholder management and contract management. A particular emphasis on effective collaboration across the stakeholder community to ensure delivery objectives are meet.
• To launch, organise, plan, document and effectively manage the execution and conclusion of all allocated projects to deliver on our commitments within baselined schedule and budget
• Implement, maintain and manage all elements of project management including: value, scope, quality, procurement, time, finance, human resource, risk, opportunities and communications.
• Actively manage both Risk and Opportunities to achieve the best Business outcome
• Report performance of projects, engaging all Project stakeholders ensuring strong communications are established and maintained
• Ensure compliance with relevant leglislative requirements such as Safety and Security
• Provide robust leadership to drive team performance, competence and talent, and be a mentor and role model.
• Define, establish, manage and lead a high performing and successful integrated Project organisation
• Build and maintain strong customer relationships, handle changes through managing the customer’s expectations together with the requirements for the Project.
• Work with the Supply Chain team to ensure that all sub-suppliers are fully engaged and managed to deliver their requirements within allocated budget and schedule
• Effectively manage technical teams and provide clear leadership and direction to mixed work  streams, involving both clients and/or additional third parties to deliver the project collaboratively.
• Maximise the efficient allocation of resources and skills across the assigned portfolio
• Develop future capability though supporting  recruitment, coaching, mentoring & competency-based development
• Understand the impact of change on delivery plans and manage change control tightly

Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.

Skills & Experience

Technical Skills
• Programme Management Experience
• Team Leadership
• Customer Management
• Presentation skills

Specialist Knowledge
• Experience in complex programme management delivery
• Systems requirements management, definition, design, integration, V&V, acceptance
• Ideally Software Development, Platform Management System, Agile, Safety critical systems

• Technical Degree
• PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent

Personal Characteristics
• Leader
• Team player
• Good communicator
• Self-starter
• Target driven
• Influence others with tact & authority


About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.