Project Manager (software product development)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Grove

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Client:


Project Manager - Product Development

My client is rapidly expanding in one of the most exciting and technically challenging areas of aerospace.

As a Project Manager you will be reporting to the Head of Programmes. We are seeking a project manager accountable for the positive outcomes of complex electronic systems development projects from bid, initial requirements capture/ scoping, project delivery and close out. We will require you to deliver complex development projects on time, quality, within budget and scope while building and maintaining excellent customer relationships.

This exciting role will place the right candidate in the forefront of avionic software development in the UK.

* Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
* Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and quality, within scope and budget
* Developing project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
* Ensure resource availability and allocation
* Develop a detailed project plan and track/monitor/report progress
* Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
* Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
* Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
* Perform effective project risk and opportunity management
* Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/partners/vendors
* Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
* Provide bid/ proposal support/leadership as required
* Understanding of Government grant framework projects and operation an advantage
* Contribute to the improvement of company/project processes/procedures

You will need:

* Experience in executing development programmes (involving complex software/hardware)
* Experience in managing relationships with clients and stakeholders
* Ability to coordinate internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects
* Risk Management
* Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
* Proficiency in spoken and written English

Highly desirable

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project
* Knowledge of Agile PM methodology
* Experience within aerospace, defence or safety critical systems highly desirable
* Experience of Bid/Proposal support
* Ability to create and maintain comprehensive project documentation