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22 Feb 2021

Full-Time DE&S Project Manager

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


£34,850 – £41,000, per annum (plus benefits). Internal candidates/existing Civil Servants should refer to the Further Information leaflet for salary details.

Job description

Based at RAF Coningsby or MOD HQ Bristol Abbey Wood, Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) have exciting opportunities for a Project Manager. This role is involved in the capability enhancement of the Typhoon combat aircraft.

As a Project Manager, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the delivery of new capability and equipment for the Typhoon aircraft. This will see you managing technical activity across a range of stakeholders, being accountable for the delivery within approved project costs, and developing a strategy to implement the capability to the Royal Air Force’s front line.

This could be the ideal career for you, allowing the chance for you to develop your skills and experience of leadership and delivering successful outcomes.

DE&S is the force behind the armed forces, and is a highly specialised part of the Ministry of Defence. From the procurement of clothes to carriers, food to fighter jets, we ensure our UK military customers – the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force – have the equipment and support they need to carry out their duties effectively.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for leading, managing and developing multidisciplinary teams covering a range of subject areas within associated semi-complex projects, multiple simple projects or complex control accounts.
• Accountable for the delivery of project outputs within the performance/cost/time envelope
• Responsible for ensuring the most cost-effective and efficient means of delivery, whilst mitigating risk and leveraging
• Regularly meet with the customer to understand the objective, requirements and the means of acceptance in line with the MoD’s Operating Model and Defence Lines of Development.
• Responsible for meeting budgets within all In-Year and longer-term accounting periods for the MoD’s equipment procurement programme and operating expenditure. Lead and ensure that the wider financial (and resource) profiles are driven from the activities in the project schedule and the work breakdown structure.

What you will be assessed against
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
• Experience of leading and managing a project management team delivering semi-complex projects.

It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
• Any of the following: APM PMQ/MSP/PRINCE2 or similar, relevant graduate qualification i.e. MSc (Project Management).

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
• Stakeholder Management
• Planning & Scheduling

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
• Making effective decisions
• Working together

What’s in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Parking is available at this site.

Find out more about what we offer by clicking here or by using ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ booklet PDF at the bottom of this page.

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About your team
The Project Management Function provides a pipeline of project professionals to deliver our complex programme of work. The breadth of what our Project Managers do, means a career with us gives you a fantastic level of variety and a genuine ability to develop your project management career. From developing the nation’s future submarines to acquiring armoured vehicles, our work is at the forefront of fast-paced, cutting-edge project delivery.

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Bristol, Coningsby, DE&S, Defence, manager, and Project. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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