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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.


SHE Capability Lead – SME

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £26.62 per hour

SHE CAPABILITY LEAD - SME Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a SHE Capability Lead. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team that delivery first class safety performance at one of the busiest Naval Bases in the World.

SHE CAPABILITY LEAD – SME

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a SHE Capability Lead.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team that delivery first class safety performance at one of the busiest Naval Bases in the World.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support the SM and SHE business Analyst with the process map SHEILD and COHORT- CORITY Replacement Projects.
  • A key member of the SHE function, you’ll work closely and collaboratily with the business on a digital transformation journey for SHE and Occupational Health software systems and tool set.
  • This includes development and implementation of new functionality and systems, major enhancement of reporting and analytical capabilities using BI tools and process improvements

Key skills & qualifications

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

Desirable:

  • ITIL Certification
  • Proven experience working as a Business Analyst and leading digital transformation in a large organisation
  • Experience of change management
  • Excellence stakeholder management and building customer relationships
  • BI Tool/Dashboard

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: £26.62 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Lead Project Professional

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £29.41 - £34.41 per hour

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Lead Project Professional. The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high calibre Project Management team working on delivering a major project for the UK Defence industry.

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Lead Project Professional.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high calibre Project Management team working on delivering a major project for the UK Defence industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advanced Project reporting
  • Advanced Project scheduling
  • Advanced Problem solving, based on previous experience and knowledge
  • Advanced Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/Microsoft packages
  • Lead projects or work packages
  • Deputise for the Project Manager, as appropriate

Key skills & qualifications

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of his or her Line of Business or project.
  • Project Management experience demonstrated in a professional role within a significant business or project.
  • Extensive, expert level understanding of a range of Project Management tools techniques and practices.
  • Good knowledge of the Project Management capability landscape including with Professional institutions.
  • Good understanding of the Business environment for Line of Business or project.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Project Management governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and as Assessor at LCM Reviews.
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders both inside and outside the company.
  • Ability to influence internal stakeholders to achieve business success.
  • 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.

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: £34.41 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Lead Project Controller

  • Glasgow
  • Contract
  • Up to £43.64 per hour

The holder of this position is responsible for the day to day project control activities for the Type 26 Support project and the associated Australian and Canadian contracts, reporting to the Type 26 Support Programme & Governance Manager. This includes planning, Earned Value based tracking, reporting, reviewing and baseline change across the Maritime Services and Naval Ships toolsets, providing support and challenge to the Support management team and the wider Type 26 programme.

Lead Project Controller

The holder of this position is responsible for the day to day project control activities for the Type 26 Support project and the associated Australian and Canadian contracts, reporting to the Type 26 Support Programme & Governance Manager.

This includes planning, Earned Value based tracking, reporting, reviewing and baseline change across the Maritime Services and Naval Ships toolsets, providing support and challenge to the Support management team and the wider Type 26 programme.

They also organise the annual Phase Review and undertake activities to improve how the project is managed.

The UK Type 26 programme is in the Batch 1 Manufacturing phase for the build of 3 ships, with the Batch 2 extension for 5 further ships anticipated by the end of 2022. This would bring the Support budget to c.£350M.The Australian and Canadian programmes are in the preliminary design phase.

Core Activities

  • Ensure the plan structure (WBS, schedule and activities) is appropriately maintained within the programme tools.
  • Review the monthly T26 Support CAM report, challenging and supporting the contributors to ensure timeliness and quality.
  • Review Baseline Request Change forms and support their approval at the Programme Change Request Board.
  • Analyse and review Earned Value progress to identify diversion from the plan
  • Lead the regular re-estimation of the work/costs to go.
  • Participate in or lead teams of individuals drawn from across the Type 26 team to undertake specific change projects and events.

Key Accountabilities

  • The structure of the Support planning and tracking structures within the business tools, and analysis of the Earned Value data.
  • The content and accuracy of the monthly report for the T26 Support CAM review.
  • Accurate maintenance of the Support budget.
  • Maintenance of the Support Estimate at Completion.
  • Tracking of actual spend against budget and forecast.
  • Maintenance of the overall Support Estimate.

Qualifications

  • Broad PM&C experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a significant business or project.
  • Extensive, expert level understanding of various PM&C tools techniques, such as Microsoft Planner, Excel and Earned Value Management.
  • Knowledge and experience of PM&C governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and Baseline Change Requests (BCRs).

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


Assistant Project Planner

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £29.41 - £34.41 per hour

ASSISTANT PROJECT PLANNER Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as an Assistant Project Planner. The role will be an initial 24-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within the Maritime sector of a major defence company, working on cutting edge projects supporting the UK's Naval vessels.

ASSISTANT PROJECT PLANNER

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as an Assistant Production Planner.

The role will be an initial 24-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within the Maritime sector of a major defence company, working on cutting edge projects supporting the UK’s Naval vessels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with all stakeholders to ensure that all relevant information is gathered to allow for effective planning activities.
  • Undertake low level planning tasks using pre-existing libraries in both CR and Work Package format.
  • Ensure all pre-requisites are met to allow Service Orders to be progressed through relevant sign off points. This includes ensuring all service orders are completed with relevant details e.g. locations, recordable flag etc.
  • Create work packs ready for production this includes but not limited to printing drawings documents, reference material etc.
  • Confirm work instructions have the correct pre-requisites to complete the task with all correct document references including clear instructions.
  • Assist all areas of the Planning Team as requested by the Planning Operations Manager.
  • Create and maintain, with guidance any work scope tools as deemed necessary.
  • Raise internal Change Request Notifications as directed.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the Production Planners and IWT / Supply Chain to ensure that we continuously improve and benchmark our Planning and estimating norms.
  • Training where applicable new starters/Apprentices and develop knowledge of more advanced production planning required for advancement to full Production Planner role.
  • Ensure all relevant pre-requisites are advanced to ‘Green’, to allow production to deliver, in accordance with schedule.
  • Ensure all work produced is I.A.W the ‘Ways of Working’ process flow and Planning Standards.
  • Rectify identified issues that potentially are blocking /delaying work enablement.
  • Help maintain cost estimating and standard job libraries by creating and enhancing standard task lists with parts information in accordance with part creation policy, taking previous feedback and performance history into account.
  • Participate in and supports the creation and display performance metrics used to measure planning output; suggesting and promoting potential improvements.
  • Maintain a close relationship with the production trade heads and succontractors to ensure that we continuously improve and benchmark our Planning and estimating norms.
  • Ensure that any non-conforming product or service discovered during any activity is reported to the appropriate authority.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Hold awareness of general H&S/Environmental regulations and safe working practices
  • Have functional knowledge of ship repair
  • General understanding of Warship Support operations

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: £34.41 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Lead Project Professional

  • Cheshire
  • Contract
  • £29.41 - £34.41 per hour

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Crewe as a Lead Project Professional. The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high calibre Project Management team working on delivering a major project for the UK Defence industry.

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Crewe as a Lead Project Professional.

The role will be an initial 6-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high calibre Project Management team working on delivering a major project for the UK Defence industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advanced Project reporting
  • Advanced Project scheduling
  • Advanced Problem solving, based on previous experience and knowledge
  • Advanced Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/Microsoft packages
  • Lead projects or work packages
  • Deputise for the Project Manager, as appropriate

Key skills & qualifications

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of his or her Line of Business or project.
  • Project Management experience demonstrated in a professional role within a significant business or project.
  • Extensive, expert level understanding of a range of Project Management tools techniques and practices.
  • Good knowledge of the Project Management capability landscape including with Professional institutions.
  • Good understanding of the Business environment for Line of Business or project.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Project Management governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and as Assessor at LCM Reviews.
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders both inside and outside the company.
  • Ability to influence internal stakeholders to achieve business success.
  • 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.

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: Crewe

Rate: £34.41 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Scrum Master

  • Wiltshire
  • Contract
  • £73.83 - £77.83 per hour

SCRUM MASTER Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Corsham as a Scrum Master. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to coordinate and coach development teams on Agile methodologies to create self-organising teams that are flexible and fully productive during sprints within a cutting edge defence company.

SCRUM MASTER

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Corsham as a Scrum Master.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to coordinate and coach development teams on Agile methodologies to create self-organising teams that are flexible and fully productive during sprints within a cutting edge defence company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coaching the business, programme, project and team members of Ways of Working and Agile mythologies
  • Define and enhance Ways of Working procedures for Programme & Project areas
  • Coordinate, record and action Agile ceremonies across multiple development teams
  • Facilitating effective team collaboration
  • Remove conflict and resolve blockers from team members
  • Reporting of product maturity
  • Collaborate with the Product Manager to set goals and maintain project roadmap
  • Collaborate with the Product Owners to refine backlogs to maximise value
  • Manage and control access groups for Atlassian Tools (specifically Jira, Confluence, BitBucket, Big Picture and Insight)
  • Tracking project processes and deliverables
  • Administer Atlassian Tools

Key skills & qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of Agile frameworks (e.g Scrum or Kanban)
  • Good knowledge of the SAFe Values and Principles
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Previous experience as Scrum Master

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: Corsham

Rate: 77.83 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Programme Manager

  • Gloucestershire
  • Permanent
  • £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

Programme Manager An opportunity has arisen for a permanent role with our major defence client for an experienced Programme Manager. Our client has an increasing number of programmes and opportunities associated with design and integration of Cyber & Intelligence and Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) Systems and Subsystems. The Programme Manager will be a key role in defining how our client shapes itself to win new opportunities, and lead them to completion.

Programme Manager

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent role with our major defence client for an experienced Programme Manager.

Our client has an increasing number of programmes and opportunities associated with design and integration of Cyber & Intelligence and Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) Systems and Subsystems. The Programme Manager will be a key role in defining how our client shapes itself to win new opportunities, and lead them to completion.

Due to the nature of this work, DV Clearance will be required to undertake the role.

What we are looking for in you

  • The PM must be a champion of teamwork and foster a team environment that encourages ownership and accountability across the functional membership.
  • Aspects of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) will be required.
  • A highly motivated team player with a strategic vision.
  • Deep awareness of the MOD and UKIC and their operational requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • DV Clearance.

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £80-85,000 depending on experience

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Senior Project Controller

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £45000.00 - £47000.00 per annum

Senior Project Controller Role Summary We have an exciting new permanent opportunity based near Portsmouth as a Senior Project Controller. The role will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, value add and enthusiasm to the Programme Manager and Programme Control Team Lead ensuring that the programme is fully compliant with the Programme Performance Management Process.

Senior Project Controller

Role Summary

We have an exciting new permanent opportunity based near Portsmouth as a Senior Project Controller.

The role will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate leadership, value add and enthusiasm to the Programme Manager and Programme Control Team Lead ensuring that the programme is fully compliant with the Programme Performance Management Process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver expert services in Scheduling, Cost, Risk and Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Control Account Management and Work Package Management.
  • Development and maintenance of Performance Measurement Baselines, ensuring fully integrated Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Statement of Work (SOW), Schedule, Earned Value and Risk baselines
  • Maintenance of the programme Integrated Master Plan (IMP), ensuring traceability between Statement of Work, Work Breakdown Structure, CDRLS and the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) is held within the IMP/IMS
  • Maintains schedule management plans and that their IMPs, IMSs and all supporting schedules are inclusive of all relevant internal, Vendor and customer activities and dependencies, are fully integrated and current.
  • Ensure that time-phased predictive analyses, critical path verification and schedule risk assessments are performed to assure the capability of the program to meet their commitments.

Key skills & qualifications

  • SME in Programme Performance Management
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Project® and Deltek Open Plan®
  • Proficient use of ARM (Risk Management)
  • Proficient knowledge in the application of Earned Value Management, particularly on complex or large engineering programmes.
  • Experience with schedule risk management tools
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel

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: Havant/Hybrid

Salary: £45,000

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Business Change Manager

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • Up to £505.85 per day

You will be responsible for incorporating and implementing business change delivery across a number of projects, manage a large stakeholder and business change network and track and report business benefit realisation. The role will have responsibility for ensuring the Business Change is embedded across the Organisation.

Business Change Manager

You will be responsible for incorporating and implementing business change delivery across a
number of projects, manage a large stakeholder and business change network and track and report
business benefit realisation. The role will have responsibility for ensuring the Business Change is
embedded across the Organisation.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Change Manager will involve:

  • Accountable for delivery of the business change management delivery across the programme
  • Ensure business benefits associated with the change are measured and tracked within their project/programme and apply consistent benefit realisation standards Perform an impact assessment of the changes being introduced on the business teams, and coordinate project/programme business readiness activities
  • Lead and support Business Groups in carrying out Impact Assessments
  • Monitor and report the Programme business change performance and ensure business change delivery elements are incorporated into the integrated programme schedule
  • Establish and maintain strong stakeholder (internal and external) relationships maintaining regular dialogue and managing expectations. External stakeholders include IT Directors, Business leaders and end users and Internal includes the EITS SMT and employee base
  • Management and leadership of a virtual business change network including running the programme’s business change forums including senior stakeholders.
  • Responsible for ensuring business stakeholders allocate the relevant resource to the deliver the programme objectives
  • Shape and manage the delivery of the communications plan for the programme
  • Proactively identify the risk arising from the change activities and ensure they are properly managed within the programme context
  • Ensure any change management activities are properly incorporated into any programme LCM activities. Be accountable for managing the Business Change element of the LCM process
  • Accountable for Driving Business Change delivery into the Project Services element of the Programme
  • Accountable for the establishment and business agreement of readiness and acceptance criteria
  • Lead the Business Change Forum consisting of all the UK Businesses and ensure a consistent approach is adopted
  • Support other Business Forums to drive the change agenda, e.g. QBR’s, Business Engagement Board etc.

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively lead and deliver Business Change Management tasks of medium to high complexity and provide guidance in those areas
  • Broad understanding of Business Change Management methodologies, toolsets, processes and governance
  • Broad Business Change Management experience demonstrated in a professional role within a business or project
  • Experience in working with, and influencing, senior stakeholders across multiple business functions
  • Ability to deliver business change by working through an extensive virtual network of change agents and project delivery resources
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of both project and the wider business environment
  • Experience of driving business change
  • Develop & implement solutions to problems
  • Identify, adopt and tailor good practice

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


Programme Manager

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • Up to £85.62 per hour

Leading a large programme team to deliver complex change across a number of different projects and portfolios with stakeholder and customers across Business Units and Internationally. A strong technical, business and digital delivery management background with demonstrated ability at transformation level scale to plan and implement change in an agile fast-moving multi business and supplier environment.

Programme Manager

Accountable for the day to day leadership and running of P&T Programmes :

  • Programme Management: Leading a large programme team to deliver complex change across a number of different projects and portfolios with stakeholder and customers across Business Units and Internationally
  • Senior Engagement: Able to represent all aspects of the Programme with senior management / Executives within EITS, Office of the CIO, Business Units and International customers
  • Delivery management: A strong technical, business and digital delivery management background with demonstrated ability at transformation level scale to plan and implement change in an agile fast-moving multi business and supplier environment.
  • Experienced in engaging and contracting with suppliers and then managing supplier project deliverables
  • A senior multi industry and consultant level accomplished individual who is well experienced in delivering through others, must have held Programme Director / Programme Manager roles previously: demonstrating ability to communicate, influence and gain agreement for ideas and proposals from a variety of stakeholders, including senior management and directors
  • Delivering results: takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals, continually improving their own performance and that of the team/organisation
  • Developing self and others: invests time and energy to effectively develop self and others to realise their full potential and to build the organisation’s capacity for the future
  • Working effectively with others: works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working Technology, Digital, Data: must be able to operate comfortably in a fast-paced digital platform business
  • Understanding and experience of how to deliver change into the business with appreciation of the importance and methods around Business Change & Transition
  • Experience of working and delivering across international boundaries and understanding of the challenges faced and how to overcome them

The objective of the role is to provide the necessary management, assurance and hands on delivery support across all new and inflight change initiatives within the P&T programmes.
It is essential the individual is high calibre and proven at dealing with ambiguity, driving change programmes and comfortable at operating at a fast cadence and naturally with conflicting work demands. The individual will need to engage and regular face off to C-Suite level stakeholders.
Knowledge of Export Control regulations and solutions would be an advantage

The role holder will:

  • Create an integrated view of the Programme and make decisions on: – Scheduling, delivery strategy, release strategy (colleague, customer and delivery lenses), Interventions (choices / solutions) to optimise delivery or manage risk
  • Provide visibility on health of individual initiatives (progress vs. milestones, risks, issues, change indicators, financials) and recommend course corrections
  • Facilitate deep dives on each of individual initiatives
  • Develop and promote best practice, common ways of working and build capability across the Transformation community
  • Ensure that the transformation is well communicated, consistently
  • Facilitate capacity planning and resourcing to optimise efficiency
  • Provide thought leadership to Transformation teams and Exec to support successful delivery
  • Provide an independent perspective on how to best optimise the Programme, Portfolio and individual initiatives e.g. interventions and issue resolution
  • Plan and lead Executive, Business and Customer Steering Groups
  • Lead and present at Major Contract Reviews and customer Contract Reviews
  • Possess proven references for Programme Director / Programme Manager level working experience of leading large transformations Programmes of work and scoping projects in the Initiation phase
  • Have demonstrable experience of working within a structured and well-governed IT Project environment
  • Have demonstrable evidence of delivering change to complex business processes
  • Have demonstrable evidence of driving business change
  • End to end experience of the project lifecycle

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