Software Project Manager

Marine People are delighted to be recruiting for a Software Project Manager for a company based in Portchester on the outskirts of Portsmouth.

Initially this role would be focused on working closely with the Senior Project Manager, Systems Engineering, Product Owners and Software Engineers on the delivery of a significant defence programme. The Software Project Manager will be working closely with the Software Team, and will need to have clear knowledge and understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Summary of Duties:

  • Management of project plans and schedules, including resource allocations and progress chasing.
  • Managing and driving the appropriate level of communication for key stakeholders.
  • Working with the Software Team to agree delivery priorities within project scope.
  • Leading on communications and project planning across multiple disciplines throughout designated areas of the project lifecycle.
  • Leading agile project meetings.
  • Configuration Management of all relevant project deliverables and documentation.
  • Management of project reporting mechanisms, both internal and external when required, including finance.
  • Ensuring the correct processes for system integration and commissioning are in place, being followed and appropriately evidenced.
  • Agreeing project objectives where designated and propose approaches to resolve or progress issues.
  • Customer liaison, to include being present during Software discussions and deliverables with the Customer team.
  • Risk and Opportunity management.
  • Ensuring that all the aims and quality standards of the project are met.
  • Using the relevant tools for tracking on people and progress.
  • Highlighting requirement for specialists and sub-contractors where required.
  • Monitoring sub-contractors to ensure guidelines are maintained.
  • Project accounting, costing and billing.
  • Providing progress reporting to senior management and relevant stakeholders.

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience working within the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Proven experience managing high value projects.


Desirable Experience:

  • Technical or engineering background.
  • Experience of managing software projects in an agile environment.
  • Proven experience managing high value projects in a defence environment.
  • Scrum Master.
Job Categories: Engineering
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Portchester (UK)

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