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Consultant Project Manager

  1. Security, aerospace & defence
  2. Cheltenham
R-114531

Be part of digital that is shaping the world.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

As a Consultant Project Manager in 'Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology' (ADS&T), you'll be part of our Programme Delivery Practice. In your role, you'll enable organisations to achieve maximum benefits from digital transformation and innovative operations. You'll work directly with clients, identifying, shaping and managing better delivery capabilities. You'll be supported to lead your own work packages or Agile delivery teams across our markets.

Your purpose:

You will be able to work independently or manage high performing and technical multi-disciplinary teams. You will deliver products or outputs to time, cost, and quality; often using agile delivery methodologies to meet our clients’ needs. You will be people centric, striving to create and grow partnership level relationships, ensuring they are at the centre of everything we do and creating a positive impact through true change.

With a focus on people, you will need to be comfortable embracing our values and our ways of working, committing to the following:

  • Teamwork- Enthusiasm to work cooperatively and supportively with others.
  • Communication- Based on high emotional intelligence, able to listen and question effectively, with concise verbal and written communication skills and effective questioning/listening skills. Able to communicate with confidence at higher and lower levels.
  • Flexibility- Willing to deliver a range of tasking from providing advice on improving client’s delivery to ‘rolling up your sleeves’ to assist clients in delivering key projects and work packages.
  • Customer focus- Keen to deliver a high level of customer satisfaction to our external and internal customers.
  • Achievement- Looks to exceed client aspirations and works to goals and manages obstacles. Energy, pride and determination in meeting targets and overcoming challenges.
  • Initiative- Ability to analyse data and situations; decompose work into key tasks and activities; find the elusive solution.
  • Development- Not willing to stand still. Wants to continually develop new skills and undertake personal training.
  • Collegiate- Manage client demands whilst contributing to the development of the Programme Delivery Practice and the wider community. Always available to support colleagues.
  • Ethics and integrity- Promote AtkinsRéalis high professional standards at all times.
  • Safety- Embrace and contribute to AtkinsRéalis focus on maintaining high standards of safety in the working environment.

What you can bring?

We have opportunities for people with solid project management experience or equivalent transferable skills from other careers. As a successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills or attributes:

  • Demonstrate a variety of technical project deliveries within collaborative environments.
  • Project management- The ability to manage all aspect of project delivery, including forecasting, change management and risk management. There will be a significant emphasis on financial acumen.
  • Experience of working in a project delivery environment with a sound understanding of structured and agile methodologies (e.g. APMP, PRINCE2, SAFe, MSP, DSDM, Scrum).
  • Client engagement- You will instil client confidence in AtkinsRéalis' project delivery through your professionalism and passion.
  • Problem solving- The ability to identify problems collaboratively and develop actions/solutions with our clients, communicating both to key stakeholders and presenting information through reports, dashboards and slides as appropriate.
  • Commercial awareness- Providing contract management, supplier management or commercial advice to clients.
  • Market experience working within the UK Defence & Security sector is advantageous.

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com)

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a top global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

AtkinsRéalis, is where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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