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Engineering Project Manager

  • Location: Rochester, Kent, England, United Kingdom, ME1 2XX
  • Salary: £43.77 - £56.25 per hour + PAYE or Umbrella company per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 days ago

Our client BAE Systems is recruiting an Engineering Project Manager for an initial 6 month contract, this will be a mix of remote and on site working.

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be responsible for developing the strategy for and executing engineering projects following lifecycle management guidelines. You will ensure that projects are within budget delivered on time by meeting all milestones and that projects are meeting all of our customers requirements, whilst maintaining regular engagement with our customers throughout the process.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Developing, maintaining and executing an engineering development strategy for the project using the principles of incremental and agile development
Owning the engineering budgets, ensuring adherence to the schedule and reviewing the quality of the product designed making sure it is fit for purpose and compliant with customer requirements
Taking the lead on the engineering risks and mitigation strategies
Developing and maintain the Engineering Management Plan (EMP) describing all aspects of engineering work for the programme, including programme tailoring
Supporting the development of subcontracted items, developing and implementing a strategy to ensure they are successful
Owning the Design Fors with focus on design for Life, including manufacturing, testing, reliability and maintainability
Leading and making technical decisions for the project, identifying and trading the various factors involved
Utilising Maturity Management (supported by Earned Value) to validate the correctness of work being produced by the team
The Individual
Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Project Manager:
Demonstrable experience leading a team in at least one key Engineering discipline (ideally having performed a cross functional team leading role)
Technical knowledge of electronic systems
Demonstrable experience managing the costs for the engineering work within the allocated budget
Experience articulating engineering strategy and motivate teams to realise it
Demonstrable experience managing and mitigating risks utilising specific techniques for engineering projects

Candidates should have a sound engineering background with knowledge/experience of Project monitoring and control techniques.

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