Project Manager

  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour + NEGOTIABLE

  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Manager required to be accountable to the Project Leader and a source of support to all project stakeholders.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Ensure the daily application of processes and procedures such as defining, deploying and managing the;

Project plan;

Schedule plan;

Risk Register;

Work breakdown structures;

Needs and planning definitions for adequate resource co-ordination;

Communication plan;

Governance Documentation (e.g. statement of work (SoW) standards and policies);

by definition and application of relevant methodology reports and presentations giving clear results and recommendations to the business managers.

Support the Project Leader in his accountability to achieve time, cost and performance objectives by;

analysing collected KPI data (including technical information) to identify possible baseline deviations as well as project scenarios in order to recommend preventative and corrective action, while also over-seeing the necessary follow-up action and maintaining financial control

agreeing with stakeholders on the goals and objectives of the project

establishing, maintaining and integrating project plans that are deliverable focused

capturing and formalise requirements, analyse them to ensure that all stakeholder expectations are met and note any required modifications.

cascading objectives to team members with clear definitions of individual roles

identifying and alleviating any barriers blocking or slowing down progress, change or continuous improvement

steering of the team based on progress tracked against agreed plans in place

defining any changes needed from KPI analysis and relay modifications to impacted populations

identifying and organising the closure of different phases of the project to facilitate transfer of project results, status and outstanding actions (lessons learnt, best practice, knowledge sharing) to new project actors as well as to ramp-down members

facilitating all PM reviews and driving the team to deliver results in support of the PM reviews

Monitor the status on

Planning; activities, milestones, critical path and remain-to-do

Resource Management; to meet changing needs of the project

Risk Management; classify levels of risk, potential impact and mitigation actions

Financial status; Earned Value Management definition, deployment and maintenance

Change Management; change control process, adherence and deviation management

Main problems to be solved

Steering of the team based on progress tracked against agreed plans in place

Capture previously unforeseen risks and ensure mitigation actions are under way

Availability of transparency on project status and recommendation of actions required

Ensure an appropriate balance between activities related to monitoring, steering the project and reporting, while managing the expectations of stakeholders and getting the best results for the business

Broad knowledge of Project Management principles, e.g. Project Structure, Methods of maintaining and reporting

Recognised Project Management Qualification required

Microsoft Software Package Awareness, e.g. Project, Access, Office

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