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P3M Director




Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom


P3M Director

Programme Name: LCST

Location: There is flexibility around remote working, with potentially 3 days a week in the Emerson’s Green, Bristol office

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The Role:

Team Leidos, led by Leidos Europe Ltd, is honoured to support the UK MOD’s Logistic Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) programme, a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain -providing essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and procurement and inventory management of food, packed fuels, clothing, medical materiel and general supplies.

Are you a dynamic and professional Programme Director with a desire to lead large complex multi-discipline programmes which deliver innovative IT solutions to our customers? We are looking for an Associate Director Programme Management to join us.

What Will Your role be?:

This role brings real variety including:

  • Managing the delivery of large IT programmes across a multitude of Infrastructure, application development, systems integration, application migration, Transition & Transformation
  • Communicating and working directly with customers at a senior level to ensure we meet their high standards of project execution
  • Single point responsibility for the management of programme budgets and the implementation of programme governance
  • Leading, motivating and communicating with your delivery teams to ensure exemplary programme delivery

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Have Line Management responsibility for PMO staff
  • Manage and Maintain the LCST Integrated Master Schedule
  • Responsible for the collation and reporting of MI around Projects and Programmes
  • Liaises with customer PMO team to communicate progress and maintain strong working relationship
  • Supports Impact Assessment of new projects or programmes against schedule and labour baseline
  • Responsible for collation and reporting of labour baseline to ensure the correct levels of staffing are in place for project execution
  • Responsible for ensuring methodologies and tools to support Programme Best Practice
  • Mentoring and Coaching of P3M staff (Portfolio, Programme, Project)
  • Management of Risks, Issues and Opportunities and related processes
  • Promoting the wider public good in all actions, acting in a morally, legally and socially appropriate manner in dealings with all stakeholders and members of project and/or programme and/or portfolio teams and the organisation
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
  • Empowering and inspiring others to deliver successful projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios
  • Securing the provision of resources needed for projects and/or programmes from internal and/or external providers
  • Agreeing, monitoring and managing contracts for the provision of goods and/or services
  • Preparing and maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios
  • Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project and/or programme and/or portfolio objectives and constraints i.e. developing solutions
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules for project and/or programme and/or portfolio activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
  • Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Identifying and monitoring project and/or programme and/or portfolio risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios
  • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project and/or programme and/or portfolio activities and outputs
  • Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)

Required Skills:

  • Experience within a similar role within a large programme
  • Substantial experience in P3M
  • Strong background in programme management
  • Strong Programme Controls (Schedule, Cost, Resource, EVM)
  • Membership of Professional Body desirable such as APM
  • Use of collaboration tooling (Confluence, Jira, Share point)
  • Experience of delivering large complex IT programmes
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritising tasks and activities as business and customer needs change
  • Experience of working in a structured, quality environment
  • Capability to build multi-discipline programme teams to effectively deliver complex IT solutions
  • Experience of managing 3rd party suppliers
  • Exposure to pre-sales activity and proposal writing
  • Excellent commercial awareness

Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role SC

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What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

Dynamic Working

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.