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PMO & Project Management

There are 5 phases to the project life cycle, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closing. Our clients use aap3 across the whole range of the life cycle and we have expertise in placing Project Planners, Schedulers and Co-ordinators as well as ITIL qualified Project Managers with outstanding communication, leadership and industry knowledge.


Information & Data Management Advisor (SHE)

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £70.00 - £75.00 per hour

Exciting opportunity for an Information and Data Management Solutions Advisor to work within the Safety Health and Environment (SHE) team in Portsmouth.

Would you like to join a multidisciplinary team that delivers world class safety, health and environmental performance?

As a key member of the SHE Function, you will work closely and collaboratively with the business on a digital transformation journey for SHE and Occupational Health software systems and tool sets. This includes leading our major enhancement journey from reporting to using data analytics in BI tools to provide insight and business intelligence to inform our SHE decisions.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a busy Naval Base and the opportunity to progress within a business with a growing digital services demand.

Your main responsibilities as will involve:

  • Developing and implementing new capabilities of the SHE business systems and IT tools, and transitioning from current reporting capability to an intelligence led data analytics system.
  • To explore new technologies and challenging current thinking to support new ways of smarter working to achieve the aims of the department and the business by exploitation of automated reporting capability and dashboard capability.
  • Analyse stakeholder objectives, collate and translate user requirements and wish lists (“As is” and “To Be”) into tangible development specifications.
  • Analysis of the impact of changes to existing systems and the addition of new systems on the information solution environment, related devices, processes, procedures, end users and data.
  • Production of configuration managed documentation and to develop business process diagrams including analysis and documentation of system and user requirements including use cases.
  • Support acceptance activities, working closely with test and release functions to ensure that solution acceptance criteria are met.

Your skills and qualifications as an Information and Data Management Solutions advisor:

  • ITIL certification (desired but not essential)
  • Project management
  • Process Design or Improvement
  • Technical knowledge of software delivery process. Engage with project manager to update documentation and to ensure project delivery is achieved.
  • Process mapping
  • BI Tool / Dashboard (especially Tableau)

What we’re looking for in you:

  • Excellent stakeholder management and building customer relationships
  • Proven experience working with information and data solutions software and digital transformation in a large organisation
  • Experience of change management

PLEASE NOTE: This positin has been confirmed as being INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Business Readiness Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £36.00 - £38.00 per hour

This role will be responsible for ensuring that Transformation projects and initiatives have considered and established clear plans for implementing change and transferring to BAU.

This role will be responsible for ensuring that Transformation projects and initiatives have considered and established clear plans for implementing change and transferring to BAU.

The role will require close coordination with a range of stakeholders in various areas of the business, determining viability, maturity and preparing for implementation and adoption of change in accordance with change management plans and processes.

The role will work as part of the PMO and report directly to the Head of Transformation Programme Office.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and apply a structured methodology and lead Business change management activities
  • Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy and implemention plan to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
  • Continue to develop, drive and deliver the communications plan.
  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders – Complete impact assessments and manage actions and impacts
  • Develop and manage the training plan, ensure appropriate training is delivered and monitor adoption for the business change.
  • Lead the Change forum and manage the Change Agents

Skills/Experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of business change management and project management methodologies, processes, toolsets and governance.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of interprutting the relationship of the change on the environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project’s scope, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Broad experience in business change management and implementation of change initiatives, demonstrated in a professional role within a business or project.
  • Broad knowledge and experience of project management governance and business change management assurance processes.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching and supporting leaders through business change.
  • Good understanding of how the business change management function supports other functions and roles.
  • University Degree or relevant project management experience.
  • APM Project Management Qualification.
  • ICP3 graduate or progressing towards completion.
  • CMI Change Management Practitioner (accredited by APMG) or equivalent.
  • Recognised Coaching Qualification – Accredited by Association for Coaching (AC), European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) or International Coach Federation (ICF)

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been confirmed as being INSIDE IR35.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Asset Scanning & Survey Technician

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £15.00 - £20.00 per annum

Asset Scanning & Survey Technician Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Asset Scanning & Survey Technician

Key Responsibilities

  1. Organise building and major asset access including access to rarely used spaces – electrical cupboards, attic spaces, basements, storage rooms, fire escapes, hidden areas etc..
  2. Arranging for and meeting security requirements at all survey locations in accordance with policy.
  3. Make a technical criticality assessment of the infrastructure and equipment at each survey location to determine what technical data needs to be captured.
  4. Mark assets which meet test criteria for asset register capture as per guidance document.
  5. Undertake walking pace geo-referenced 3D mobile SLAM LIDAR scanning of specified locations including recording of rating plate detail and spoken techncial condition commentary.

Key skills & qualifications

  • The individual must have a relevant technical experience in one of : Laser scanning / Asset management / Engineering (any discipline) / Surveying (any discipline)
  • Experience of SAP preferably with an Asset Management bias would be advantageous

Skills & Behaviours:

  • The individual must be a confident and competent user of scanning hardware.
  • The individual must be comfortable with making decisions on appropriate data to record where there is uncertain or lacking information in the raw data being processed.
  • The individual must be able to work closely with others to deliver consistency across asset records generated by different individuals.
  • The individual must be capable of acting with integrity to undertake tasks with a consistently high quality with little to no supervision.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £20.95 per hour

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been confirmed as being INSIDE IR35.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Foundation Engineer

  • Dorset
  • Contract
  • £42.00 - £46.00 per hour

This long term appointment is a complement to the existing 25 strong team that provides support to a fully integrated command and control system to Royal Navy operations staff.

To fulfil this practical and ‘hands on’ role, the candidate should be qualified to diploma or degree level in Computer Science or Software Engineering or related discipline.

The candidate should also have an existing knowledge, a general interest or a willingness to learn the following. External or on the job training can be provided where required in most areas.

  • Military communications systems including an understanding of radio and cryptographic equipment
  • Systems design and systems interfacing
  • Serial communications including communication standards, serial and bespoke cabling techniques
  • Network communications including networking equipment, WAN techniques, Ethernet categories and associated techniques
  • Technical and physical impact of implementing a new system with an existing system
  • Estimation and the associated activities for systems and installation proposals
  • System setting to work and system transition
  • Report writing to provide input for proposals, site surveying and setting to work
  • Should be familiar with test methods, scheduling, requirements and the use of of integration rigs in the development of a complex systems
  • Interfacing with sub-contractors

Your skills and qualifications as a Software Engineer:

Experience of:

  • Software development lifecycle and processes (e.g. design, coding, unit testing) and tools (e.g. UML design tools, code IDEs)
  • Experience of software development including desktop-based applications in an appropriate language: Powershell, C#
  • Windows or Linux target environments

What we’re looking for in you:

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude; deliver within agreed budgets and timescales

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Transformation Assistant Project Manager

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £27.00 - £33.00 per hour

Transformation Assistant Project Manager Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Transformation Assistant Project Manager. The role will be an initial 9 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for assisting the Project Manager for the delivery of your assigned projects to time, cost and quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage all stakeholders to ensure that scope, plans, resourcing and budgets are aligned to the respective business cases as deliverable projects move through their lifecycle and into support
  • There may be some sub-contract management involved and the programme will envolve a large stakeholder group. This programme may consist of a number of projects/contracts or work packages, each in its own right requiring Project Managers or CAMS to manage them.
  • You may also be accountable for smaller non-complex projects or whole work packages within projects from time to time as the throughput of projects varies
  • Advanced Project Reporting
  • Advanced Project Scheduling
  • Advanced Problem Solving – based on previous experience and knowledge
  • Advanced administration general office skills, spreadsheet and Microsoft tools
  • Lead Projects and work packages
  • Deputise for the Project Manager where appropriate.

Key skills & qualifications

* Broad Knowledge and understanding of his/her line of business

* Project Management experience demonstrated in a professional role within a project on a significant business project.

* Extensive, expert understanding of a range of Project Management tools techniques and practices.

* Good Knowledge of Project Management capability landscape, including professional institutions

* Good understanding of the Business environment of the line of business or project.

* Good Knowledge and understanding of Project Management governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline reviews (IBR’s) and Assessor at LCM reviews.

* Experience in influencing Stakeholders both inside and outside the company.

* Ability to capture, evaluate and share best practice.

* Job requires professional knowledge gained through comprehensive work experience which enables job holder to apply specialist skills to ensure essential procedures are followed and to help define the standards around which others will operate.

Business Expertise

* Understanding of project, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture
* Some understanding of the wider Project Management environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
* Some understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of the project, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate Project Management approaches.
* A good understanding of how team integrates with others teams in order to achieve objectives
Business acumen that goes beyond immediate team.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Portsmouth

Rate: £33.14 per hour

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Project Coordinator

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30000.00 - £35000 per annum

AAP3 is looking to add a Project Coordinator to be based out of London in order to work for with one of the largest media platforms in the world.

The Project Coordinator’s responsibilities will include:

  • Compiling reports and coordinating submission
  • Building and maintaining online databases of information
  • Perform various administrative and functional tasks such as creating and maintaining project documents and schedules, ensuring that team members and other contributors are on schedule and compiling summaries for all those who are involved
  • Responsible for conference, meeting and workshop planning and execution
  • Coordinating projects that include all aspects of project planning, target date execution, and repeated communication to internal and external stakeholders
  • The occasional possibility of some light travel once a quarter.

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

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Senior Project Manager – Infrastructure Obsolescence

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £450.00 - £470.00 per day

An experienced and accomplished business professional with a focus on technology and how that can deliver positive outcomes and change. At least 7 years PM experience is dynamic and multi-disciplinary environments.

  • Able to Provide evidence of how they have delivered change to help organisations exploit opportunities, address challenges and innovate
  • Key attributes to revolve around leadership, translating strategy into activity, providing governance rigour, bringing together stakeholders and delivery teams and bridging the gap between business & technology
  • A snr role so the individual must be able to evidence success in working at an outcome level, will be required to provide the buffer between the project, its suppliers, its delivery partners and the Programme Portfolio lead whom faces off into C Suites (commonly CIO’s (Chief Information Officer) and COO’s (Chief Operating Officer))
  • The individual should be proven to act as a confidante and advisor and acts as a sounding board for ideas, mitigations and direction as proven by references and recommendations
  • Evidence of working with organisations to exploit those technologies to the advantage of their customers, people & stakeholders. Ensuring organisations embrace the digital era by working on successful adoption strategies, road maps and developing the right operating models to support their business model.
  • Be degree qualified and/or possess considerable experience through execution of roles across large scale enterprise projects and programmes

The Snr PM will be required to have seen exposure to;

  • Budgets in excess of £3m
  • Leadership of change teams of c25 individuals onshore, near shore and/or offshore
  • Translation of strategy into Enterprise level blue prints, plans, funding and business cases
  • Technical Core platform Transformations, Outsourced IT & Business Operations, IT risk remediation’s, Agile development of software solutions, core code and S/W (Software) upgrades
  • ETL (Extract Transform Load) data migrations, shared servicing arrangements, heavily regulated and compliance initiatives
  • Merger and Acquisitions harmonising IT and phase implementation of TOM’s (Target Operating Model)
  • Creation of new digital technology platforms, products and value propositions
  • Triage and recovery of failing transformations
  • Implementation of strategic partnerships, vendors with the associated RFI/RFP’s (Request for Information/Request for Price)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Project Scheduler

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £35.00 - £40.00 per hour

We are working with a huge engineering client in Portsmouth who are looking for a Project Scheduler to join their busy and growing team.

Key Competency Requirements

  • Project forecasting
  • Work Breakdown Structures
  • Action Tracking
  • Microsoft Excel/MSP/SAP experience essential
  • Resource planning (BRP)
  • Planning, scheduling and reporting experience

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Principal Electrical Power Engineer x 3

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £50.00 - £53.00 per hour

The Dreadnought Power team sit firmly within the Stage 1 design organisation developing, integrating, analysing, reviewing and assuring the various systems required to support the operation of the Dreadnought Class Nuclear Submarines.

These streams in brief are:

  • LV distribution including but not limited to 115V, 24V, 230v Distribution across primary, secondary and emergency systems.

  • HV and switchboards including but not limited to 440V, Main Battery, Switchboards and Load Centres.

  • Propulsion (Power) including but not limited to Turbo and Diesel Generators, Variable Speed Drives and Synchronising

  • Power Systems Analysis including but not limited to Power Systems Modelling, Data Analysis and the complexities therein.

Marine power systems or heavy industrial power systems design experience are essential.

The successful candidate MUST be able to acheive full UK Security Clearance so will need to hold a valid British Passport.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Principal Welding Engineer

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

We are working with a key client in Cumbria who are recruiting for a Principal Welding Engineer on a contract basis.

Job description

  • Provide welding engineering guidance and support to structural and piping areas across the submarines business unit.
  • Undertake Procedure Qualification Record development, testing and formal approval of welding procedure specifications to support process improvements within the production environment.
  • Assist with preparation and transmittal of welding documentation to production areas.
  • Monitor weld quality within structural and piping areas and report findings to line management.
  • Conduct routine process audits within production areas to investigate defect trends and facilitate improvement.
  • Investigate and review emerging process technology and consumables for applicability to submarine construction.
  • Liaise with internal departments (production, QC/QA etc) to ensure welding process control is enforced and maintained.

Qualification / Experience

  • Qualified to BSc/BEng level or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject.
  • European Welding Federation qualification to Engineer level
  • Chartership with The Welding Institute
  • Familiar with national and international codes and specifications relating to welding.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently as required.
  • Able to assimilate and process data from a range of sources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across the business.
  • Significant demonstrable working knowledge of the main welding processes typically used for structural and piping applications within a heavy engineering environment.

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.