Project Manager in SSS Public Safety UnitedKingdom

Website SSS Public Safety

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About the job

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team, you should have experience of full financial responsibility on projects

This is a home based role

Purpose of the role

The Project Management function within SSS Public Safety is responsible for the delivery of IT and business solutions toward new and existing customers within our strategic partnerships.

The Project Manager will ensure projects are delivered in accordance with company process / best practice, to agreed timeframe, specification and within budget whilst maintaining and improving the profit margin. The holder will ensure the customers’ business benefits are achieved and the customer is satisfied with the quality of the project delivered.

You will be a talented and accomplished Project Manager with commercial acumen, experienced in working with external clients on full-lifecycle projects in a matrix resource environment. Candidates must demonstrate experience of direct financial control of project budgets. Experience of margin and markup elements will be beneficial.

Who we are looking for

Project Delivery

  • Working closely with the appointed Delivery Director:
  • Set the Goals and Objectives for the Project within a Project Initiation Document
  • Ensure all work is properly scoped, scheduled and costed and quality is controlled
  • Ensure timely production of project invoices
  • Creation and management of Project documentation including Quality, Change Management, Information Security and H&SE Plans
  • Agree the overall project schedule of work including resource requirements
  • Perform matrix management of a Project Team
  • Negotiate for allocation of appropriate resources from across the business
  • Ensure any issues are identified and resolved and risks are mitigated in advance and associated actions are tracked and reported to senior management where appropriate
  • Ensure all work is executed in a controlled manner, completed reliably within allocated timescales, deliverables are handed over to customers / support teams effectively and through-life costs are minimised
  • Manage internal and 3rd party resources on and off site so as to maximise their contribution, including external sub contractors, providing appropriate support and guidance where necessary

Project Reporting

  • Produce accurate, reliable, and timely monthly Financial Operational Reports for each project
  • Produce regular Project Progress Reports covering key work completed and upcoming, critical risks and issues and programme financial performance
  • Provide data to support the Programme Dashboard
  • Produce a closeout report for each project completed, in particular identifying lessons learned

Project Governance

  • Ensure Project Gateways are planned and held effectively and in accordance with quality process to assure Project delivery, and Project Milestones are identified and included in the process
  • Ensure key Engineering milestones are identified, planned and held effectively and in accordance with quality process to ensure Technical Solutions are in line with requirements
  • Chair project Checkpoint/Progress Meetings, produce subsequent minutes and progress actions
  • Attend and lead when required Project Board Meetings
  • Support and contribution to Process Improvements and ensure all activities are performed in accordance with the relevant company processes and agreed project quality standards (e.g. Gated Reviews, ISO20000 Service Management), procedures and policies (e.g. Information Security, H&SE)
  • Work strategically and minimise ‘fire-fighting’ across the projects

Stakeholder Management

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships to manage key internal stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships to manage complex external stakeholder structures, be they Customers, End Users, Partners, Suppliers or 3rd Parties
  • Act as a single point of contact for the project internally and externally

Incremental Business

  • Seek opportunities and produce proposals for variation orders within the projects
  • Support sales effort by providing Project Management expertise to bidding activities

Additional information about the role

The holder will simultaneously deliver multiple Projects ranging in size, financials and complexity, within the following groups:

  • Product Delivery Projects – implementation and handover of new and existing products
  • In-Life Projects – significant upgrade and technology refresh of existing, in-service products
  • Internal – IT and business support projects

Why work for us

We aim to offer an inclusive and great place to work. We are passionate about building diverse teams and celebrating individuality. We love seeing our people grow and develop their careers and in return we reward talent with competitive salaries and great benefits.

When you choose a career with us you also get access to a wide range of excellent, highly competitive benefits such as:

  • Career progression
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Flexible/Hybrid working (including working from home where the job allows)
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more

About SSS Public Safety

SSS Public Safety (formerly Capita Secure Solutions and Services) is a leading solution provider to the Police, Criminal Justice, Emergency Services and Critical Responder sectors across the world; helping to realise benefits through technology-enabled Digital Transformation. We pride ourselves on being innovative and our integrated portfolio of solutions is testament to the continued investments we make. Our solutions encompass Control Rooms and Contact Centres, Integrated Communications, Digital Evidence Management, Records Management, ERP solutions and Critical Messaging services supported by a fully integrated, secure mobile and agile working capability.

Equality Statement

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Company: SSS Public Safety

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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