Project Manager

  • Location

    Rosyth, Fife

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £39.57 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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The Successful candidate will run a small to medium or large complex project / a work package or part of a larger complex project/programme. The role will report to a Programme Manager or Head of Project/Programme or to a Project/Programme Director.

There may be some sub-contracts involved and the programme may use new or emerging technology. This programme may consist of a number of projects/contracts or work packages, each in its own right requiring Project Managers or CAMS to manage them.

The role will involve the management of a team of project management professionals and / or managers, with liaison with other business functions being essential to the delivery of the project/programme.

Core Duties:

Responsible for the successful delivery of complex projects or change programmes.

Manage project scope to ensure that all aspects are fully defined to ensure customer requirements are achieved as well as ensuring the accurate recording and reporting of progress of planned targets for budget, schedule and quality.

Responsible for the financial performance and risk management of their project scope

Management of a multi-disciplinary team in a project environment

Manage and support Customer / Stakeholder groups through reviews and progress meetings

Manage negotiations / dispute resolution with Customer / Stakeholder / Sub-Contractor

Translate contracted requirements into a complete and coherent plan of the work to be performed, including a schedule, WBS, OBS, work packages definitions, resource plan and associated documents

Implement and refine as necessary, project planning to ensure appropriate task and budget flow down and monitoring of achievement both within the project team and for external providers

Provide regular plan / schedule updates including earned value monitoring, estimates to completion and preparation of inputs to CAM and CSR reviews

Produce and maintain the project management plan for current and future phases of the Project /Programme

Lead on resourcing issues, including maintaining a resource plan

Manage subcontractor & vendor management

Develop and maintain the coherent, fully integrated and project plans, budgets and work breakdown structures.

Control and monitor assigned projects so that they are delivered to agreed time, budget and quality, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan.

Lead the production of programme plans and monitor performance and emerging trends to identify and resolve variances and issues.

Build and maintain effective liaison with all functional groups involved in project delivery to enable all functional, quality and other requirements of projects to be delivered.

Lead, develop, support and motivate reporting and staff to ensure that they are aware of and capable of delivering their work scope.

Functional Knowledge:

Extensive knowledge and understanding of Business & Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios.

Comprehensive PM experience demonstrated in a professional role within a business or Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios.

Extensive knowledge of a range of PM methodologies and toolsets.

Extensive knowledge of the PM career framework including with Professional institutions.

Comprehensive knowledge of PM governance and assurance processes and may be an LCM/IBR Assessor.


Acountable for the development and implementation of appropriately tailored Project Management practices.

Accountable for ensuring all aspects of PM practices are effectively applied.

Supervisory responsibilities and provides information/technical direction and guidance.

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.