Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Permanent Opportunity

On-site in Reading

Between £65,000 - £70,000 per annum

Company Benefits - Bonus

*Please note this role requires SC Clearance

Job Description

The Senior Project Manager will report to the Head of Projects and will be responsible and accountable for successful completion of projects for SC+'s end customers. Projects are delivered on a consultancy basis, with a mix of time and materials and fixed price contracts toward high profile public sector and private sector clients.

The key objectives and responsibilities of this role are as follows:

  • Defining, shaping, leading and delivering large or complex Projects, or a portfolio of Projects within a client portfolio

  • Management of projects such the cost, time, scope and quality are controlled, baselined and assurance is made that delivery follows the plan

  • Stakeholder management including Project Board creation, liaison with other key SC+ service providers and 3rd party organisations

  • Risk Management and Issues Management including escalation

  • Creation and maintenance of Management Products including PIDs, Plans, RAID & Communication models

  • Undertake Project Definition Workshops, risk workshops and product workshops

  • Accounting for project cost, time, scope, quality and budget

  • Manage changes to cost, time, scope and quality in a controlled way, including working with SC+ account management where such changes impact project budget.

Essential Skills

  • 10 years plus relevant experience in IT or related industry, focused on resource management

  • Commercially aware with supplier/partner relationship development skills

  • Team management and mentoring skills to ensure that the candidate always leads by example

  • Creative problem solver

  • Experience of running a number of large or complex projects successfully

  • Intimate knowledge of change management, risk management, setting up and initiating projects

  • Organised and structured approach to project documentation and project data.

  • Effective communicator at all levels


  • Experience of working in a consultancy business model or similar where time is billed to clients.

  • A good understanding of technology solutions

  • Experience of ITIL, Acceptance into Service processes.

  • MSP foundation certification

  • Experience working with Microsoft Project