Project Manager / Delivery Manager

Requisition ID: R10022987

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Cheltenham - GLS, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The role of the Project Manager is to provide financial guidance, tasking, understanding and advice across specialist deliveries relevant to the customer’s mission. This is an operational role, which requires an understanding of a variety of project and delivery management tools and techniques as well as a varying degree of knowledge of the customer’s domain in order to understand and provide relevant assistance to improve their ways of working or to assist in developing solutions. 

The main tasks and responsibilities of this role is as follows:

  • Responsible for the end to end delivery of technical projects to agreed schedules, cost and quality criterial
  • Responsible for efficiently delivering research, software development and integration projects with the ability to manage multiple work streams concurrently.
  • Manage governance (milestones, finance, dependencies, risks, issues & opportunities, reporting).
  • Responsible for the performance of the team both from a customer deliverable perspective and from a commercial perspective.
  • Coach and mentor team members to apply the most appropriate agile and lean tools and techniques.
  • Collaborative Stakeholder management & engagement across clients, team-mates, dependencies & suppliers.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining a high-performing team, ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well.
  • Responsible for leading bid teams within existing frameworks.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-starting individual to manage projects in an evolving and dynamic Cyber and Defence organisation. Due to the success of a strategic programme, we are growing and require a motivated individual to lead and manage deliveries through the entire lifecycle of requirements through to continuous iterative deliveries.

Key criteria required.

  • Proven experience in a Delivery/Project Management roles, with evidence of collaborative working.
  • Experience of UK Government civil and/or MOD working practices, including PRINCE2, Agile Project Management (APM) and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).
  • Recent experience supporting IT/Software/Cyber projects in Government or similar organisations.
  • Experience delivering projects within the contracting constraints, including to time, budget and quality for T&M and FP contracts.
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting priorities between different specialist groups.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation, which includes a full spectrum of senior management, through to operations personnel.
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques.
  • An adaptive style in being able to communicate technical ideas in simple terms to multiple stakeholders.
  • You must hold and maintain UK Government clearance

Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.