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Project Manager - Defence

  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: £38 - 50 per hour + PAYE/Umbrella per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Aerospace Project Management, Security Cleared
  • Contact: Louise Wardle
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: 6 months+
  • Start Date: Jan/Feb 2022
  • Expiry Date: 02 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 197446LW

Our leading defence client is recruting a Project Manager with experience of managing defence engineering projects (not IT/rail/nuclear) for a hybrid role which will involve a few days on site in Stevenage and a few days working from home. 

The role is to manage a multi-functional team (including Engineering, Procurement, Production and PA functions) to develop and produce electronic equipment for satellite applications.

The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.

As such you will be the primary interface to the customer ensuring that deliverables are produced in-line with the project schedule and relevant gate/quality reviews and customer reviews.

You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the equipment/deliverables and ensure the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.

Skills/Experience Required

The ability to communicate in a relevant manner with all parties including -

• Internal/external customer
• Product Group Management
• Systems Design team
• Engineering / Design
• Quality / Product Assurance
• Production / Test
• Procurement / Suppliers

A proven track record of project delivery in a high-quality electrical, electronic or mechanical development environment.

Proven track record of leading multi-disciplined team to deliver complex and challenging development projects.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in communication, delegation and motivation.

Good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core team constantly, achieving best value for the customer.

Good communication skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions to a range of stakeholders