Project Managers

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £30 per hour + NEGOTIABLE

  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    January 2019

Project Manager required to provide project management support to the Local Programme Team, involving daily interaction with all associated stakeholders across the Programme to achieve time, cost and performance objectives.

Knowledge of aircraft build process and PM experience is required.

The role will involve but not be limited to the following:

Daily usage of PM tools, including UP3P, Slide Library and Digital Control Room, in support of Governance information needs and exploitation of company Digitalisation initiatives. Key ability to work with Palantir tools and in excel to manipulate data, analyse information, understand trends and produce KPIs.
Effective stakeholder management, maintaining positive and engaging relationships throughout Value Chain and assist in anticipation of issues from Customers.
Maintain harmonized and performance project management processes and methods across the project or portfolio to enable strong project execution and secure demonstrated performance versus targeted / planned achievements.

Ensuring Performance Management: drumbeat of deliverable progress, support major project/programme forums and reviews, action tracking enabling decision making, preparing project's dashboards and communication.

Establishing robust end-to-end integrated planning for the projects plus performance tracking in relationship with the stakeholders. Creation of OBS, WBS, governance frameworks, use of EVM and critical path.

Supporting the implementation of the Pillar R&O management process in line with BSM, and BXS Risk Management framework. Including R&O identification sessions, assessment of deviations and mitigation plan definition/drumbeat.

Guiding the business in terms of PM and shaping PM methods and tools in accordance with BX standards adapted to the needs of the project/portfolio.

Capture and analyse Project requirements and to define and manage project baselines aligned with top level requirements and the master schedule.

Set up the project framework and to define detailed project structures (work, cost and organisation breakdown structures) ensuring alignment with project requirements.

Identify the milestones and all the inter-dependencies between project activities

Monitor and control progress based on project objective performance measures including Milestones/Maturity Gates.

Identify deviations and propose corrective actions.

Capture and reuse "Lessons Learnt".

Utilise full range of PM Tools applicable to needs of Business.

Candidates should have the ability to adapt and use multiple forms of communication styles to ensure that all people/stakeholders are willing and able to follow common objectives.

Strong negotiating and influencing skills and flexible and adaptable working styles to build and develop effective cross-functional team work

The PM will need to interact with people of different cultural backgrounds in a constructive manner to achieve commonly accepted results.