Senior Project Manager

Location:  Remote 
Job type:  Full time

Delkia is an expanding SME based in Cumbria. We are currently seeking a qualified Senior Project Manager to join our management team.


We’re proud of our reputation for delivering safe, high-quality projects, on time and budget, across the Defence and Nuclear Sectors, we serve as an intelligent multi-disciplinary Systems Integration (SI) engineering and technology organisation.

Job Description


The role of Senior Project Manager will be to manage activities in support of outsourced engineering scope and enablement of delivery. This will be focused on enablement activities, interfacing with stakeholders to enable flow of information and timely discharge of work. The other aspect will be providing a flow of project related information to enable budgetary and progress review and facilitate delivery integration and spend project reviews.  

The role will include:

  • Be the interface of reporting information – weekly status reporting of each system delivery performance against key milestones with SWOT report.  

  • Provide input towards programme reporting through a monthly status and forward looking forecast of associated cost spend, technical and schedule risk position by system and overall, for the outsourced scope 

  • Provide input to the monthly performance packs, quarterly budgeting and resource activities (EAC input, spend review, seek opportunities to improve schedule and cost and reduce risk)

Delivery Management:

  • Provision of PM skilled and experienced services to manage delivery of outsourced engineering scope 

  • Generate and maintain schedules of delivery including agreed assumptions, dependencies and exclusions

  • Enablement of engineers, including direct management of delivered scope into stakeholder review, update and approvals

  • Facilitation of risk management and issue resolution with wider stakeholders where it is anticipated to impact the delivery schedule

  • Coordination with client project management to align any joint activities, product approvals, build / test activities / issues resolution 

  • Coordination with client supply chain where required on DDQ (design development qualification) works, or activities in support of build contracts 

  • Embrace engagement with client and Delkia Project Management Teams to share best practice and lessons learned to enable best possible pace of delivery whilst maintaining a quality output 

  • Management of contract and technical baseline change in coordination with clients 



• Schedule information / progress reports (written report and attendance at weekly review) 
• Budgetary forecast (written monthly and attendance at monthly review) 
• Spend tracking and justifications (written monthly and attendance at monthly review) 
• Change proformas (submitted and attendance at weekly meeting, as required) 
• Risk log (inc. assumptions, exclusions, dependencies, threats, opportunities and issues) 

Skills and Experience 

• Strong evidence of delivering medium to large and/or complex projects
• Knowledge of financial systems and environments
• Demonstrable experience in managing both business change/business readiness
• Recognised project management qualification, such as PMI, Prince2 or APM required
• Proven experience within an agile environment 

Candidates must be a British National and be able to meet security clearance. Additional psychometric testing may also be carried out with full background checks.


Company Overview

Based in West Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator SME specialising in consultancy, systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.



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