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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.


Technical Project Manager

  • Surrey
  • Permanent
  • £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Supporting the Service & Delivery Team Lead, you will manage the delivery and through life support of the UK MoD and other UK, European Government Naval Projects.

Technical Project Manager

Overview:

Supporting the Service & Delivery Team Lead, you will manage the delivery and through life support of the
UK MoD and other UK, European Government Naval Projects.

Responsibilities:

− Ensure professional, thorough and accurate management including documentation, customer liaison
and internal reviews.
− Planning, tracking and risk management
− Contractual Management – understanding and managing to the terms of the contract including
compliance with stringent KPIs.
− Financial management including supporting costing for proposals, RFPs and ensuring projects are
delivered on time and on budget.
− Ensure professional, thorough and accurate management including documentation, customer liaison
and internal reviews.

Candidate requirements:

− Must have experience of working in UK MOD, specifically on the planning, implementation and support of services on Royal Navy/MOD maritime platforms.
− Must have technical experience in terms of engineering or project engineer activities.
− Ex MOD or military would be advantageous.
− Must be able to demonstrate technical competency in all that they do with a right first time, every time attitude.
− At least 3 years hands on project/service management experience.
− A motivated, can-do individual who is experienced in taking responsibility, is proactive, organized and can independently deliver results on both departmental and business projects.
− Commercially aware with excellent presentation skills with ability to explain complex issues, products and solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences.
− Excellent customer support skills and ability to interact with customers both on the phone and in meetings.
− Ability to be able achieve DV security clearance

About us:

We are a leading independent provider of Satellite Communications and IT managed solutions with
innovation and customer service at the core of our DNA. With over 50 years of experience in the
Government and Maritime markets, we leverage deep customer understanding and engineering know-how
to deliver technical solutions tailored to our customers unique requirements. We provide broadband VSAT
and narrowband services across Ka, Ku, C and L Bands from multiple constellations, Push to Talk capabilities,
navigation, positioning and IT solutions.

We enable Commercial, Government and Defence customers to communicate globally at sea, on
land and in the air. Offering a range of services including Voice and Data, Safety at Sea, and crew welfare
including WiFi, BYOD calling and media and TV content. During disasters our communications services help
those in need, and those bringing assistance, bypassing local terrestrial networks. We provide
communications on every Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel, provide communications to high
readiness Commando, Army and RAF units, specialist RAF aircraft and support joint and single service users
at home and abroad.

We are a fair and ethical employer and all staff benefit from healthcare, pension contributions, a
flexible working environment according to role and skills growth. Headquartered in Redhill, Surrey and
with engineering hubs in Newcastle and Cornwall, we also have a global footprint with offices located across
Germany, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Singapore, Japan and the United States.

Location and Commitments:

− Permanent Full Time Position, based out of our Redhill Office so need to be around 1 hour travel from the office, however with regular visits to customers sites.
− On completion of probation, you will be eligible to join our hybrid working schemes which are either:

  • Time in Lieu – Working up to 1 hour per day before/after work to gain an extra day off a month.
  • Work from home on Wednesday’s & Friday’s.

− Annual bonus based on company and individual performance.
− Pension matched up 7.5%.
− 25 holiday days per year, plus bank holidays.
− Onsite Gym at the Redhill offices.
− Free Parking.
− Competitive Salary.

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Senior Project Controller

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • Up to £33.25 per hour + Inside IR35

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will require establishing and managing the project schedules, tracking spend and controlling project costs and Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies amongst other skills.

Senior Project Controller

Job Description

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

Establishing and managing the project schedules

  • Tracking spend and controlling project costs
  • Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies
  • Supporting the identification and management of risks and opportunities
  • Analysing project information to enable early identification of problems and then implementing mitigation actions
  • Driving ownership and managing change of the work scope tasks throughout the project team

Essential:

  • Operated a project control system to define progress & identify programme performance issues
  • Experience creating and maintaining project schedules using toolsets such as MSP, Open Plan or P6
  • Experience applying Earned Value Management techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of risk, opportunity and change management

Desirable:

  • A formal project management qualification such APMP, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2
  • Completion of PM competency assessment in Success Factors is advantageous

The role

– 5 days p/wk (Mon-Fri) around relevant site core hours (7am – 6pm Mon – Thurs, 7am – 12.30pm Fri).

– Hours required to work per week are 37.00 unless otherwise stated (this does not include lunch breaks).
– Start and finish times to be agreed with local Line Management, in accordance with local site core hours.
– Lunch break (unpaid) is 42 minutes which will automatically be deducted each working day from 12.30pm to 13.12pm by the electronic time management system.

– Dependant on workload, local management may request more or less hours are worked within this contract.

– Hybrid Working – there will be a requirement to attend site 60% (3 days per week) of the time.

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


Lead Project Professional – Delivery

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £51.89 per hour + Inside IR35

The individual in this role will manage a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, or will support a Project Manager or Head of Project with aspects of managing a larger project. The role may be that of a Control Account Manager with specific responsibilities for the performance of particular Control Accounts as part of the project's control regime.At this level the incumbent may lead a small team of professional staff (typically up to 5).

Lead Project Professional – Delivery

Overview

The role holder:

  • The individual in this role will manage a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, (such as a particular work package), or will support a Project Manager or Head of Project with aspects of managing a larger project. The role may be that of a Control Account Manager with specific responsibilities for the performance of particular Control Accounts as part of the project’s control regime.
  • At this level the incumbent may lead a small team of professional staff (typically up to 5), being responsible for managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development.
  • They will have a level of experience in one or more areas of PM practice and be expected to be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances, to develop these practices and to guide and instruct others in their application.

Core Duties

  • Able to perform advanced project reporting & scheduling.
  • Able to undertake advanced problem solving typically based on previous experience.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of Business process and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to lead a small project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • This is a role for an experienced project professional with a small team and the ability to deliver with limited guidance from the Line Manager.
  • Deputises for the Project Manager as appropriate.

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Accountable as a member of the Project Management team for supporting development and implementation of appropriately tailored PM practices.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities for up to 5 staff.
  • Expected to provide technical support to team members.
  • Accountable for ensuring one or more aspects of PM practices in the project are suitable for purpose.

Competencies

Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM Experience demonstrated in a professional capacity and the specialist skills to ensure procedures are followed with the ability to define the standards which the others will operate. Guides others in application of Project Management processes.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their project.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more Project Management tools techniques and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment for their project.
  • Good knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs). Typically an Assessor for LCM Reviews.
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders both inside and outside the company.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the wider PM environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Comprehensive understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience with theoretical and practical skills.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.
  • Gathers and analyses information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.

Skills:

  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment and also in a new Business environment.
  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
  • Applies problem solving techniques to situations of moderate complexity in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how team integrates with others teams & projects in order to achieve objectives.
  • Work is typically within standardised processes and practices, accuracy of tasks is impactful.
  • Direct impact on the performance of the team.
  • Responsible for training members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to pay decisions
  • Quality and timeliness of work reflects on the effectiveness of the immediate team. Business acumen that goes beyond immediate team.
  • Make judgments, recommendations and advises on analysis of factual information.
  • Impact in terms of providing services/information on matters that assist others in controlling or making decisions.
  • Job involves regular exchange of information and handling of difficult conversations.
  • Communication exchange can be complex and could involve sensitive information.
  • Diplomacy skills required in order to work across business boundaries to achieve optimum solutions.
  • Will need to participate in negotiations and influence operational managers primarily internally at all levels.

Qualifications:

  • Application of related PM Competencies will be expected at this level.
  • Roles typically require a University Degree, or a substantial amount of practical knowledge gained through experience.
  • Incumbent will be expected have a PM Qualification such as the APM Project Management Qualification.

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


Lead Project Professional – Integrated Combat Systems

  • Surrey
  • Contract
  • £46.89 - £51.89 per hour

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL - INTEGRATED COMBAT SYSTEMS Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Frimley as a Lead Project Professional. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on projects for integrated combat solutions on cutting edge submarine programmes.

LEAD PROJECT PROFESSIONAL – INTEGRATED COMBAT SYSTEMS

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on projects for integrated combat solutions on cutting edge submarine programmes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to perform advanced project reporting & scheduling.
  • Able to undertake advanced problem solving typically based on previous experience.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of Business process and procedures.
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
  • Attend on the job training as appropriate.
  • Able to lead a small project or a work package of a larger project.
  • Able to manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • This is a role for an experienced project professional with a small team and the ability to deliver with limited guidance from the Line Manager.
  • Deputises for the Project Manager as appropriate.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment and also in a new Business environment.
  • Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
  • Applies problem solving techniques to situations of moderate complexity in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
  • An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
  • Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how team integrates with others teams & projects in order to achieve objectives.
  • Work is typically within standardised processes and practices, accuracy of tasks is impactful.
  • Direct impact on the performance of the team.
  • Responsible for training members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to pay decisions
  • Quality and timeliness of work reflects on the effectiveness of the immediate team. Business acumen that goes beyond immediate team.
  • Make judgments, recommendations and advises on analysis of factual information.
  • Impact in terms of providing services/information on matters that assist others in controlling or making decisions.
  • Job involves regular exchange of information and handling of difficult conversations.
  • Communication exchange can be complex and could involve sensitive information.
  • Diplomacy skills required in order to work across business boundaries to achieve optimum solutions.
  • Will need to participate in negotiations and influence operational managers primarily internally at all levels

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: Frimley

Rate: £51.89 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Manager

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £77.96 per annum

The role holder will run a team or teams supporting the Head of PM&C, providing practitioner capability in the establishment and maintenance of project control systems. This could also be in a Programme or Project Management Office.

Project Planning, Monitoring & Control Manager

The role holder:

  • Will run a team or teams supporting the Head of PM&C, providing practitioner capability in the establishment and maintenance of project control systems. This could also be in a Programme or Project Management Office.
  • Typically a GG12 would manage a single team running a small to medium-sized project or a work package within a larger project.
  • Typically a GG13 would manage a single team running a medium-sized project or a work package within a larger project.
  • Typically a GG14 will be a manager of managers, with multiple teams of professional employees, or a sizable work package with in a much larger project.

Core Duties

The role holder:

  • Will support for the PM&C strategy in the Business or project.
  • Will manage a team of PM&C professionals.
  • Will liaise with other business functions will be essential to the delivery of progress and performance information for Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios. Has extensive knowledge and understanding of Business & Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios.
  • Has extensive knowledge and understanding of Business & Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios
  • Has PM&C experience demonstrated in a professional role within a business or project/ programme / portfolio
  • Has extensive knowledge of a range of PM&C methodologies and toolsets.
  • Has extensive knowledge of the PM career framework including with Professional institutions.
  • Has comprehensive knowledge of PM governance and assurance processes and may be an LCM/IBR Assessor.
  • Will have significant knowledge & experience of influencing internal and external stakeholders.
  • Will have a strong ability to capture, evaluate and share good practice.
  • Has functional knowledge that spans several different disciplines which contribute to project decisions and successful outcomes.

Leadership Responsibilities

The role holder:

  • Accountable for the development and implementation of appropriately tailored Project Management practices.
  • Accountable for ensuring all aspects of PM practices are effectively applied.
  • Supervisory responsibilities and provides information/technical direction and guidance.
  • Responsible for coaching members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to performance management.
  • Share good practice with others in the application of Project Management methodologies and toolsets

Competencies

Knowledge:
(GG12)

  • Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices).
  • Able to resolve project-related problems that do not have routine solutions, but the norm is to follow established procedures.
  • Good understanding of the Business environment for own project and team.
  • Recognised as a Project Management practitioner.

(GG13)

  • Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices) and basic knowledge of other functions such as Commercial & Finance.
  • Able to resolve & guide others in solving complex project-related issues, but the normal is to follow established procedures.
  • Extensive understanding of the Business environment for own project and team.
  • Recognised as an experienced Project Management practitioner.

(GG14)

  • Experienced professional with extensive knowledge of Project Management (tools, techniques, practices) and good knowledge of other functions such as Commercial & Finance.
  • Able to develop innovative solutions to complex issues in a wider Business context.
  • Extensive understanding of the Business environment for own project and teams.
  • Recognised as an experienced Project Management practitioner within the wider Business.

Skills:
(GG12)

  • Demonstrates basic awareness of commercial practices within own project area.
  • Developed communication and diplomacy skills. Able to persuade and influence internal & external stakeholders.
  • Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. Receives guidance from senior manager as needed.

(GG13)

  • Demonstrates good commercial practices & how it integrates within own project area.
  • Developed communication and diplomacy skills. Able to persuade and influence internal & external stakeholders, sometimes at senior levels internally.
  • Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures and business plan. Receives guidance from senior manager as needed.

(GG14)

  • Demonstrates good commercial awareness & how it integrates within own and wider project areas.
  • Developed communication and diplomacy skills. Able to persuade and influence internal & external stakeholders, often at senior levels internally, sometimes externally.
  • Controls resources and policy formation in wider area of responsibility. Limited guidance needed from seniors.

Qualifications:
(GG12, GG13 & GG14)

  • University level education or professional qualifications gained through industry.
  • Professional PM Qualification or years of practical experience gained through application of Project Management.
  • Expect to be an LCM Assesso

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


Senior Project Professional

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £30.74 per hour

SENIOR PROJECT PROFESSIONAL Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Professional. The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to manage a project relating to a cutting-edge Submarine programme.

SENIOR PROJECT PROFESSIONAL

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Senior Project Professional.

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to manage a project relating to a cutting-edge Submarine programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable as a member of the Project Management team for supporting development and implementation of appropriately tailored PM practices.
  • May have supervisory responsibilities for a one or two staff.
  • Expected to provide technical support to team members.
  • Accountable for ensuring one or more aspects of PM practices in the project are suitable for purpose.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of PM policies, processes, procedures and systems.
  • Comprehensive PM experience demonstrated in a professional capacity within a project.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of their projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of one or more Project Management tools techniques and practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Business environment for their project.
  • Knowledge and experience of PM governance and assurance processes such as Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs).
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders typically inside the company to achieve Business success.
  • Good understanding of the wider PM environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Good understanding of own project/s, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Knowledge acquired through job related training and on the job experience with theoretical and practical skills.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.
  • Gathers and analyses information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.

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: Barrow-In-Furness

Rate: £30.74 per hour (inside IR35)

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


Position – Project Controller

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £26.73 per hour

PROJECT CONTROLLER Role Summary We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Portsmouth as a Project Controller. The role will be an initial X-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the most cutting-edge naval and maritime engineering projects for the defence industry.

PROJECT CONTROLLER

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial X-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to work on some of the most cutting-edge naval and maritime engineering projects for the defence industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • PM&C reporting
  • Project scheduling
  • Problem solving, based on previous experience and knowledge
  • Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/Microsoft packages
  • Lead non-complex projects or work packages

Key skills & qualifications

  • Understanding of Line of Business or project, its markets, customers, strategic priorities and culture.
  • Experience of building relationships and negotiating outcomes with internal stakeholders.
  • Some understanding of the wider PM&C Management environment, and of developments and practices in the field.
  • Some understanding of the structure, organisation, processes and culture of Line of Business or project, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM&C approaches.

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: £26.73 per hour (inside IR35)

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


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.