Assistant Project Manager

  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £43.48 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    8 months

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Our Client has an exciting Defence Project to introduce IFF Capability across a number of Air Land and Sea platforms, from platform solution design, through formal design review cycles and Test, Evaluation and Acceptance activities to achieve Release to Service from the UK MOD Platform PTs.

They have an immediate opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to support the introduction of the IFF capability on various Air Domain Platforms.

Key Responsibility Areas

Assisting the IPT Lead with all aspects of Project Management, including but not limited to;

Assisting with Risk/issues management

Generating monthly project status reports for review and agreement with the IPT lead

Maintaining the Project register of assumptions, exclusions and dependencies

In conjunction with the project planner and sub-contract manager, manage and report on the status internal/external dependencies

Support to the Project Planner in reviewing schedules and tracking subcontractor progress

Assist with the production of the up/down Contract Change Requests

Management and support to the production and issuing of contract document deliverables

Maintain the project Action trackers

Support the sub-contract manager in managing the import / export of documentation and hardware

Day to day support to the IPT lead

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Appropriate Degree / Qualification or equivalent relevant experience.

Project delivery experience including ability to deliver projects to cost, schedule and technical requirements in a difficult financial environment.

Demonstrated experience using process skills such as EVM, CPA & Risk/ Opportunity management.

Experience of being in close contact with customer stakeholders to ensure customer satisfaction maintained

A good understanding of SAP an advantage

Ability to work within a team and across teams.

The APM role will be based in Bristol, but will also include travel in the UK to Subcontractor sites as required.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.