Assistant Project Manager

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Assistant Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation preferably within the aerospace/defence/engineering industry is required to provide support to the Project Production Managers and Manufacturing Management Team to define, plan, direct and deliver the manufacturing projects/contracts against business plan targets through rigorous cost control and schedule adherence.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Manage stakeholder interfaces including internal customers and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance. Planning, facilitating and providing support to the success of large scale contracts throughout the product life cycle.

Developing and maintaining key relationships with internal customers and key subcontractors. Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance and interpreting requirements back to manufacturing.

Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of contract risk and opportunity plans/budgets.

Communicating consolidated project/programme requirements to a multi-disciplined team to safeguard deliveries. Playing a key role in tendering/bidding activities associated with the successful acquisition of future business.

Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment and ESD training is required and experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference.

Candidates should have strong communication skills, the ability build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.

Candidates should also be enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious with the ability to prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.