Project Manager - Certification

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Manager with certification experience within the defence industry is required to lead the Qualification, Certification and delivery programme of an Electronics and Power Unit that is required to work in a rugged environment. The role involves both technical and programme management of a multidisciplinary design related team. The role will involve but not be limited to the following:

Maintain schedule plan and manage associated budget for this project (£s, people requirements & spend) to include Cost at Completion and Work Load Forecast exercises

Manage a multi-disciplinary team to deliver the work, making key decisions (technical and programme) as required, setting priorities for the team and driving progress

Provide and present, as required, regular progress reporting packs

Call in technical expertise as required from the relevant Technical Expert community to assist in making technical decisions where necessary

Liaise with support organisations as required to ensure delivery, including internal & external manufacturing organisations, quality, procurement etc.

The following is preferred but not essential

Relevant electronics design experience (mainly digital electronics plus power supply), preferably for harsh environments (EMC, Vibration, thermal)

Ability to manage the development and delivery of defence related electronic equipment through all stages of the development process but focused on the qualification and delivery of product

Ideally degree qualified

Planning and organisation skills with a record of delivering to time and cost is required as are strong negotiating and influencing skills

Candidates should be self-starters with drive, energy and enthusiasm and a clear focus on delivery and results.

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