Programme Manager - Aerospace & Space

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  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames, London

  • Sector:

    Aviation and Aero

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  • Salary:

    £700 - £800 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Consultant:

    Sam Bason

Programme Manager - Aerospace & Space

  • Programme Manager; Complex Programmes

  • Aerospace, Defence; Space; Skynet; Satellites

  • New Malden - Hybrid

  • £700 - £800pd

  • Outside IR35; 6 month min

This position will be leading on bids/proposals during a new phase of Skynet on a £200million project involving the production of brand new Satellites.

*** Current SC Required to be considered for this contract ***

Essential qualifications / experience:

  • You will have significant experience in the space and/or aerospace industry, ideally in defence, delivering projects/programmes ~£100M.

  • Proven track record of delivering complex engineering projects across the entire lifecycle

  • Delivery and acceptance of complex hardware design projects to the agreed baseline

  • Demonstrable Team building with suppliers and customer

  • Hold a recognised PM Qualification (APM, PRINCE2, or equivalent)

  • Technical degree or equivalent knowledge/experience

  • Experience of managing international delivery

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Management with 8 years of experience, OR Masters Degree with 6 years of experience.

  • 5 + Years of previous relevant experience working satellite/aerospace delivery programs for commercial, civil, and / or defence customers

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2 or equivalent certifications.

  • Requires knowledge and experience with executing program management, risk management identification and mitigation, schedule management, EVM, and cost control.

  • Requires experience on delivering hardware programs from through all phases of the life cycle - requirements, design, development, manufacturing, assembly, integration, test, and fielding.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience - ability to collaborate across multiple functions and stakeholders.