Project Manager - Software Development Product Development

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  • Location:

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £50 - £56.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Project Manager - Software Development Product Development

+ 6 month initial contract

+ £56.50 per hour Umbrella rate (Inside IR35)

+ SC Cleared role

+ Hampshire based role

Key Technical Skills

+ JIRA and Confluence

+ HW/SW Integration

+ Agile

Position Summary

The role is to manage a software development team producing high-reliability software products for control of satellite payloads.

The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.

As such you will be the primary interface to the customer ensuring that deliverables are produced in-line with the project schedule and relevant gate/quality reviews and customer reviews.

You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the project and ensure the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.

Reports to: Head of Proposals and Projects (Communication Products Group)

Supervises: Project teams from 5-50 people

Essential Position Requirements

Significant (>5 years) experience of leading software development in an aerospace or related industry

Experience with hardware/software integration

Proficient in Agile methodologies

Experience with JIRA and Confluence

The ability to communicate in a relevant manner with all parties including:

  • Internal / external customer

  • Product Group Management

  • Systems Design team

  • Engineering / Design

  • Quality / Product Assurance

  • Production / Test

  • Procurement / Suppliers

A proven track record of project delivery in a high-quality software development environment.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in communication, delegation and motivation.

To have good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core team constantly, achieving best value for the customer.

Good communication skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions to a range of stakeholders

Core Duties