Project Manager

Project Manager from a defence background required by our prestigious defence client to join the Business & Performance (B&P) function. B&P are responsible for the Project Management activities; defining, planning, directing and delivering contracts and projects within the relevant sector, against business plan targets through rigorous cost control, schedule adherence and the management of stakeholder interfaces.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Providing Project Management excellence within the multi-disciplined engineering teams

Coordinating the necessary Project Management activities within a monthly cycle

Analysing the data coming out of plan updates and changes, providing guidance on actions to maintain and improve schedule and cost adherence.

Managing the compilation and approval of development Cost Brochures during the bidding phase for new work

Having the ability to influence others outside of direct line management reporting

Effective interfacing and reporting with stakeholders across all levels and international boundaries where necessary Candidate Experience:

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent with greater than two years' experience of working in a Project Management environment - ideally associated with Product Development in the defence sector

Experience in bidding and customer negotiations

Relevant experience of project management tools and practices

A problem solver with good verbal, written and presentational skills

Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills

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