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Project Manager - Edinburgh

Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Aerospace, Communication Systems, Electronics
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Project Manager

A global high-tech company and one of the key players in the Aerospace and Defence sectors are looking to recruit a Project Manager as they are entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work at the forefront of technology.

This role will have significant bid management responsibility, including the project management input to proposals. It will be the focal point for bid planning activities at a business sector level.

Key Responsibilities -

+ Establish and manage the appropriate working environment (Tools and Facilities etc) to maximise productivity, in partnership with the Functions.

+ Build and manage relationships with internal/ external stakeholders to ensure all bids are prepared, managed and reviewed appropriately.

+ Review options provided from the procurement supply cycle to ensure delivery timescales and costs are consistent with market and business expectations.

+ Lead the bid team effectively, through planning, allocation and reporting of work in order to ensure successful delivery of the bid plan.

+ Communicate bid progress to the Line of Business Management team Board in order to provide input into strategic direction for long term.

Skills and knowledge required -

+ Typically degree qualified in a business or engineering related discipline.

+ Typically meets the requirements for registration as a full member of the Association for Project Managers (APM)

+ Project management experience in all phases of the project execution lifecycle, including the Business Winning Phases, across several projects or programmes ranging from simple to medium complexity, involving both engineering and manufacturing.

+ Exposure and experience in all aspects of project planning, scheduling, work package management and cost control.

+ Close relationship with Sales, Commercial and Engineering, forming a key part of the engagement with new potential customers to help win business.

Project Manager


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