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Project Manager - Defence / Aerospace - East Sussex

Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Location: East Sussex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Project Management, Production Management
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A highly successful aerospace / defence engineering company continues to secure orders from around the world for their precision mechanisms . To keep up with this growing demand they require a Project Manager.

Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, the Project Manager will be focused on multidisciplinary design / project management of Defence and Aerospace projects working alongside the design engineering team , which undertakes a broad range of projects such as airborne weapons carriage and release and electro-mechanical systems


Project Manager to take a key role in the engineering business providing technical, commercial and business development leadership / support . The primary role will be to provide coordinated design / project management of multidisciplinary services , interfacing closely with technical leads , other key departments , customers and stakeholders .

You will have an excellent professional profile with demonstrable experience of managing multi skilled teams and include monitoring associated budgets , allocating project resources and motivating and managing the project team members .

Main Responsibilities and Tasks include , but are not limited to :

  • Managing projects ( including budgets and cash flow ) involving multidisciplinary technical teams , which may include sub-contractors
  • Taking a leading role in project meetings and provide advice to customers and stakeholders
  • Taking responsibility for technical quality / approval of project deliverables
  • Assisting with the execution of various technical studies , surveys and investigations ; the analysis of survey results of field surveys ; the production of reports , designs , advice notes , strategies and other planning support documents
  • Providing advice on Project and technical issues , at an in-depth level within own area of expertise , but also on a broad range of topics

Essential Experience:

  • Experience within the role of project management
  • Formal external qualification / accreditation to Managing Successful Project or equivalent Programme Management certification
  • In-depth knowledge of Engineering process and relevant UK legislation
  • Evidence of excellent client and stakeholder relationships and ability to develop new ones
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