Project Manager

  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Job purpose
A vacancy has arisen for the above position reporting to the Programme Manager within the Projects Department . The successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination of project management activity across a number of programmes, taking a lead in bid activity. The successful candidate should possess a proven track record in successful delivery of complex projects.

Key responsibilities
Be the primary customer contact
Successfully manage a portfolio of similar or related projects for a business stream achieving customer requirements along with meeting the business goals of schedule, budget, deliveries, risk management and winning new/follow on business
Monitor project performance against plan and identify appropriate corrective actions by conducting periodic cost, schedule, performance and risk reviews. Prioritise, identify and obtain the required resources, including facilities, tools and personnel to achieve successful project execution
Supply accurate cost and schedule information in the preparation of bids
Provide effective leadership, manage all customer interfaces, and communicate effectively to Senior Management, team members and peers to establish a common understanding of Project Scope and plan for successful programme execution
Motivate the team by communicating a shared vision, providing direction, setting goals and mentoring, creating a team environment that encourages people to work towards common objectives
*Carry out other duties that may reasonably be required by the Programmes Director in support of department activities

Personal attributes
Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing full lifecycle product development
Educated to degree level in Business/Engineering
Excellent leadership, delegation and team work skills
Excellent communication , influencing and persuading skills
High commercial and business awareness, customer focus and sales orientation
Resilient - able to operate effectively under stretching project constraints, pressure and displays sound judgement at all times
PC and keyboard literate and working knowledge of project management tools, plus working knowledge of IFS or an equivalent ERP system.

Experience of managing multi-disciplined projects with a focus on systems engineering and integration is highly desirable. A background in 440V, 3 phase Power projects would be advantageous. Routine UK and occasional overseas travel will be required.

Working with my client is not all about the technical challenge it's also about the people and the environment. Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, means that we have much opportunity to use the space. The lunch time running club and mountain Biking club make use of this facility, while others stroll in the summer evening. It's common to find birthday cakes in the canteen, or a charity event taking place to raise money for a local or national charity. If this sounds like the place you would like to work, and you enjoyed trying to solve problems please get in touch.