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Project Manager

Location:
Edinburgh
Reference:
4032
Job Description

We are hiring a Project Manager to support a major Government programme from our location in Edinburgh. A significant proportion of the working week will be spent onsite with the customer in central Edinburgh.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering multiple high profile IT projects for one of our largest customers.

A very strong and proven background of customer stakeholder management is crucial for this role.

You will be responsible and accountable for project controls regarding planning and managing the project schedule, financial tracking, internal and external reporting, managing risks and issues. You will have a strong background in change management processes and ensuring quality controls are adhered to.

WHO DO WE NEED?

We are looking for someone with an IT delivery background and first-class communication and negotiating skills.

Mandatory requirements for this role include:

  • Demonstrable experience in a project management function, delivering IT projects to high profile customers
  • Experience of working in a process structured, quality environment
  • Ability to identify and effectively manage risks and issues
  • Experience of managing contract financials
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • In addition, the following desirable skills and experience are advantageous:
  • Management of multiple concurrent work streams and projects
  • Experience of managing third parties and sub-contractors

WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?

At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent.

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the APPLY button.

Our company headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia. Outside of the United States, we operate in 30 countries around the world with more than 2,000 employees in global locations. Our largest concentrations are in Australia and the United Kingdom where we continue to expand our local footprint.

 

 

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