Project Manager (A2ZD16630)
at DSTL, South West

Location: South West

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £446.28 via Umbrella

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Project Manager
CV Submission Deadline: Friday 9th August @ 09.00
Location: Salisbury
Duration: Until 31/08/2020
Daily Rate: Up to £446.28 via Umbrella
Security Clearance: SC
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: In Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate. Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan.

Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security).

Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project.

Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate

Implementing Dstl’s policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System.

Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information.

Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities.

Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback.

Enabling development of staff through project activities.

Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel.

Championing the development of Project Management

Experience Required:


  • Project Management.
  • Awareness of the capability and S&T disciplines required to deliver the requirements.
  • Budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Commercial awareness


  • Understanding of the Defence and Security context.
  • Understanding of Dstl’s business model.