about 1 year ago
Project Manager - Defence & Aerospace
Aerospace, Defence, Propulsion, Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing
Project Management; Planning; Coordination; Implementation; Budgets; Risk; Customer focus
Salary dependent on experience
A truly unique opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and world renowned experts in their field.
Working within Propulsion and Rocket Science projects, you would be accountable for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects of work ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and business targets.
The generation, maintenance and delivery of project plans in support of bids for new business.
The definition, generation and execution of project plans for contracted work according to business needs. Scope could include development, production or research projects
Improving project value and project margin through the proactive management of project risks.
Project reporting both internally to customers.
Management, monitoring and motivation of cross-functional team members assigned to the project(s).
Working closely with the customer to understand the business requirements for the project, developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project.
Approval and/or authorisation of documents as defined in Approved Signatory or Delegated Authorities List.
Candidates should have experience and knowledge of the following:
Previous knowledge of planning, managing and delivering production, development or technology projects involving small to medium batch manufacturing of discrete and complex products and sub-components.
Experience of developmental activities where project parameters can be subject to change is desirable.
A sound commercial and financial understanding is required.
Knowledge and experience of Project Management software tools such as Primavera or Microsoft Project is necessary.
Knowledge of MoD and aerospace applications would be an advantage.
Effective risk management (demonstrated experience of effective risk mitigation is more important than knowledge of a particular process).
Background in or experience in managing projects within an engineering focussed environment is advantageous
Apply now to discover more about this fantastic opportunity!