Project Manager Business Partner

  • Location

    Filton, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £1 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    13 Months

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A Project Management Business Partner (PMBP) is required for Project Management support activities to the DDMS and SA Ramp-up projects. The PMBP is accountable to the project leader and a source of support to all project stakeholders.

The project team is multi-functional and trans-national, and is split into a number of Work Packages and Sub-Work Packages. In general, the Engineering functions lead the product development, the Manufacturing functions lead the Plant implementation, and the Procurement functions lead the supply chain implementation, with overall lead from the Programme function (BS).

Main activities

While the Project Leader is fully accountable for the project deliverables, the PMBP - on the grounds of both their project management expertise, as well as their technical know-how related to the team's deliverables provides the following :

a. Leading of performance management activities for the Single-Aisle DDMS 3D E2E project, Work Package in UK.
b. Lead the preparation of the yearly AOP cycle and financial forecast preparations.
c. Ensuring the DDMS 3D E2E planning integration and prioritization between all levels of the organisation and between different stakeholders. Ensuring the application of the same rules in the different DDMS 3D E2E sub-projects in order to guarantee a consistent way of working.
d. Definition and deployment of a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and strategic evaluation criteria.
e. Steering of performance management activities by clear priorities, with permanent assessment of risks, and analysis of performance data.
f. Definition and deployment of the communication plan by using the HUB, the slide library and DCR (Digital Control Room).
g. Establishment of an efficient governance for regular progress analysis and monitoring.
h. Weekly analysis of DDMS 3D E2E project and planning status and proposition of recovery and corrective actions to the Single-Aisle management team.
i. Ensure an efficient follow-up of actions and highlight any deviation.
j. Lead the communication of the outcome of the operational and strategic meetings to relevant stakeholders, action owners and to the PMBP network.

Soft skills required
Pro-active, Autonomous and a good communicator / networker.

E. Outputs

* Use of UP3P and other standard toolsets
* Live, accurate and fully transparent schedule plans and Earned Value Management
* Business management recommendations - based on Project Management methodologies as well as technical know-how - for preventative and corrective actions in case of deviations from project baseline (Time, Cost and Quality)
* Risk identification and appropriate mitigation in the format of a risk register and Active Risk Manager (ARM)
* Generation of transparent and accurate project status reports

F. Organisation structure

The jobholder reports to the Project leaders in the DDMS 3DE2E Roadmap organization, managing Project Management Office Support matters for all Programmes and all Functions. The jobholder will be part of the BXSX team.

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