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Senior Project Manager - SC Clearance Required Inside IR35

£650 to £700 Per Day
Job Type
1 Jan 2022

Job Purpose:

Day to day management and leadership of complex projects and project teams across the change lifecycle within a dynamic and flexible environment, to agreed parameters (time, cost, quality).

Key responsibilities:

Champion and implement effective project delivery, supporting the vision to deliver effective change, including:

Leadership of a team to bring consensus to what needs to be achieved to resolve business challenges within our mid to high complexity project(s).

  • The Senior Project Manager needs to be comfortable working across the change lifecycle and in both business change and tech enabled transformations and with project value often around £3m-£10m per annum.
  • Definition and agreement of the appropriate methodologies, governance and reporting mechanisms to be used across project delivery in line with Portfolio Office standards.
  • Ensuring governing forums and senior stakeholders are appropriately engaged with ongoing change activity through briefings, alongside more targeted conversations to influence others and build support for delivery.
  • Remote and/or in person task management of a project team within an often reactive environment with moderate to high levels of uncertainty to move towards an agreed delivery end point.
  • Development of project product breakdown structures and project / work stream plans with team members, followed by monitoring and assurance activities to ensure project progress is monitored and controlled and dependencies managed.


  • Experience of senior management within a complex change portfolio
  • Experience of influencing, negotiating with, and providing challenge to Director-level stakeholders
  • Experience of resolving and escalating risks, issues and conflicts as necessary within a complex change portfolio
  • Experience of managing suppliers and contractors, assuring quality and ensuring value for money
  • Experience of managing a team, setting a collaborative culture, building capability and creating an environment of continuous learning
  • Experience of managing complex programmes and projects


  • PRINCE2: Practitioner and / or Agile Project Management Practitioner (or recognised industry equivalent qualification).
  • Managing Successful Programmes: Foundation (or recognised industry equivalent qualification).
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  • Job Reference: 460869763-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £650 to £700 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Temporary