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Project Manager

  • Location: Dorchester
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Morson Talent are working with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK in recruiting a Project Manager on a permanent basis at their site in Winfrith, Dorset.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK together with its subsidiaries, is a technological leader in many sectors and has an excellent reputation. They have unique and unrivalled domain knowledge in weapon handling, mine-hunting, naval weapons and combat systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to all internal and external stakeholders including travelling for face to face communications
  • Defining the project structure, planning and WBS building on the information generated during the bid phase
  • Definition of the Project Team that will lead the project delivery
  • Clear definition and placement of work packages including key subcontracts required to deliver the project
  • Ensuring appropriate risk, opportunity, security, trade controls, quality and configuration management for the project
  • Planning, monitoring, control and update of the project including management of project Life Cycle

Bid Management - PMs are also key contributors to bids and are required to apply the fundamental project management principles and methodology to bids including:

  • Stakeholder management
  • WBS, OBS and programme definition (external and internal)
  • Customer and supplier negotiations
  • Internal bid reviews
  • Project management documentation
  • Risk management approach

 

  • Responsible to the Surface Ships Head of Delivery, Ships Divisional Head and Senior Management Team in all matters relating to project delivery
  • External to the business, the PM is responsible to the customer for successful delivery of the project
  • The PM represents the project on behalf of the business to the customer, external partners, stakeholders and suppliers
  • PM sets and supervises the corresponding goals and targets for the project team, work package providers and/or suppliers

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities Required

  • Experience of successfully delivering complex technical products from initial design definition through to final test and acceptance into service
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills and experience with leading diverse teams, stakeholders and suppliers
  • Experience of managing significant value (financial, strategic) projects to challenging timescales, budgets and requirements
  • Domain experience in the defence business or a recognised high end technical industry
  • Good commercial skills and awareness of relevant contractual aspects associated with project delivery
  • Ability to effectively communicate, present and negotiate direct with key external stakeholders (Government, Navy, industry) often in overseas environments


At Atlas Elektronik UK, they support their staff to create work-life balance and encourage applications from individuals who are looking for part time or condensed hours as well as full time opportunities.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).