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Senior Project Manager

Summary Information for vacancy - reference Project Manager May 11


Mi5 (Security Service)


Circa £50k - Competitive


City of Westminster, Greater London, London

Closing Date

01 July 2011

Interviews start

Not specified




Middle management

Pay frequency


Appointment Terms

Fixed-term contract

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work

Information Technology

Brief Description

MI5 safeguards the United Kingdom against threats to national security. Ensuring that our services are delivered to meet business requirements is critical from both an immediate perspective and for future capabilities.

We require talented experienced Project Managers to deliver a range of strategic and tactical projects across a large portfolio of requirements while demonstrating high quality project management skills. Typically expected to work in a project lead role as a Project Manager you will managing multiple projects full lifecycle through to successful delivery.

Vacancy description

With comprehensive experience of proactively managing complex IT projects that have delivered significant levels of business change, you will thrive in highly agile, changing environments. Adaptable and keen to develop your IT project management expertise further, you will be confident in applying your skills to a range of unique business challenges.

Confident throughout the full project lifecycle and with experience of industry methods and techniques, you will be able to demonstrate a pragmatic approach to project management principles.


An effective manager with a proactive style, you use knowledge of live project status across portfolios of work to develop unambiguous and successful relationships. A leader by example, you gain respect and understanding from diverse stakeholder communities and suppliers alike through competent matrix management.

With a high degree of commercial experience, you will have cut contracts with suppliers and been adept at maximising budgets through effective vendor management.

Further information

CRB check required - Yes

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - Yes

How to apply

Prepared for a variety of exciting challenges, successful candidates will have the opportunity to really make a difference through their project management skills.

To apply please send your CV to in the first instance quoting reference M576380.

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