Senior Project Delivery Manage

Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Sutton Coldfield
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique. DIO is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). We play a vital role in supporting Defence by leading and managing the delivery of what the Armed Forces need to live, work, train and deploy on operations. Our people share the common goal of supporting our Armed Forces through management of the military estate. The Data, Analytics & Insight (DA&I) team are currently looking to take on a Senior Project Delivery Manager. As the project delivery lead on behalf of DA&I, the Senior Project Delivery Manager provides day-to-day management of Directorates projects and prepares communications to inform senior stakeholders both internal and external to the Directorate. The role is a functional expert in this field within DA&I, underpinning the conduct of effective delivery across the organisation to ensure DIO is able to meet the demands of its customers. The post holder needs to be able to comprehend business strategy but is then able to translate this into how delivery can be implemented effectively to achieve business outputs, both in terms of the projects themselves but also their impact. This requires some measure of strategic insight but more importantly the ability to link requirements to delivery, and interpret what is required in terms of project management. The post requires a strong grasp of project management techniques and approaches to inform and guide DIO in developing the appropriate methods to ensure delivery across the organisation. The role interacts with both senior business leads and the other key functions (e.g. Data, Planning and Business Intelligence teams) to develop and assure the way in which projects are delivered, and provides a focal point to advise and coach others across the organisation in how to plan, manage and deliver projects alongside business as usual and to promote ongoing good practice locally. The Project Delivery Senior Manager has the responsibility for ensuring the DA&I delivery teams work collaboratively and will operate alongside them to support delivery against the DA&I business plan. The Project Delivery Manager will support the Head of Project Delivery & Insight hold the business area leads to account for the successful completion of DA&I projects that provide the stated benefits to its key stakeholders and will support the transformation of behaviours across DA&I by ensuring strong management discipline is implemented and upheld. If you are interested in learning more about the responsibilities of this role please follow the link to apply through Civil Service Jobs for further information and details of how to apply. Some of the benefits to working for DIO include: -Professional and Personal Development of skills -Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service -Alternative working practices -25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years' service -In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen's birthday -Generous maternity and paternity package -Highly competitive pension scheme -Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Sports & Social Club, Gym and / or site shops -Opportunity to work alongside military colleagues For more information and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button. Closing Dates: 16 Oct 2016.