Assistant Project Manager - Defence engineering background

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Project Manager with experience of project managing aerospace or defence engineering projects with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation. Experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference. The PM will 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. This role might have some remote working but will move to full time working on site in Stevenage at a later date.

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.

A natural communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales. Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions.

Experience in the application of Project Management skills at assistant level in a relevant business environment.

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

Candidates without the required experience of project managing aerospace or defence engineering projects will not be considered.

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