Senior Technical Project Manager, Defence


Join our defence and national security business and you’ll be helping users plan and train to meet the most complex security threats in the world. Working alongside experts in AI and Machine Learning, computational modelling and distributed systems, you’ll be putting multiplayer technology to life-saving use.
Your mission is to deliver predictable, efficient and successful customer-facing project, programme and portfolio management in line with the Defence Division business strategy.

Areas for Impact

  • This role will own the delivery of agile software development activities and other project deliverables within Improbable’s Defence Division. You will guide the project team to deliver proof of concept and experiment project success and ensure we deliver contractual performance that exceeds expectations
  • You will own the planning and delivery of short term projects supporting customer aims to experiment with new concepts and ideas. You will help shape and guide the team for overall project success and ensure we deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • You will conscientiously lead projects, focussing not only on delivery quality but also building processes and guidance thereby increasing our business capability.
  • You will lead efforts to accurately scope and plan projects respecting our uniquely agile approach, with a wider appreciation of both the product roadmap and future commercial opportunities. In doing so you will identify opportunities to improve PM methods, tools and processes.

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following:

  • You want to leverage your experience with software development to implement modern, novel digital solutions in aid of the Defence and National Security missions.
  • You are people person who has the drive and passion to deliver combined with the humility and compassion to take everyone on the journey
  • You are detail-oriented but have the ability to manage uncertainty and work in a growing business spotting and building capability as needed.
  • You are comfortable working in a fast paced project environment where you are customer facing and delivering to tight deadlines.

While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply. 
Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to meet the security and clearance requirements to work with material under the The Five Eyes (FVEY) regime. This will include nationality requirements, and if you are a UK national, an unbroken residency in the UK for the previous 5 years. If you are a national of another Five Eyes partner, you will need to meet local security requirements. If you think that this might be an issue for you, or require more information about what you may need to pass clearance, please let us know


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We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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