Work Package Manager

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    8 Months

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Work Package Manager required to deliver results on a programme by helping the team to perform and deliver on schedule and on budget.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have been an Engineering Manager within the defence industry who has moved into Work Package Management/Project Management.

Work Package Management and Technical / Systems Engineering experience required.

The role involves the execution and delivery of assigned Work Packages and tasks to budget and schedule on Projects or Bids.

Some or all of the following is required:

Attention to detail and rigorous reviewing skills

Good organisational and planning skills

Concise verbal communication and presentation skills in the English language

Team player (working closely with Customers, Thales stakeholders and partners/suppliers)

Ability to analyse and combine data from various sources and to comment / report on them

Able to proficiently interpret customer requirements and design cost-effective technical solutions, and communicate ideas clearly (written and oral)

Able to generate or initiate innovative solutions to complex problems

Able to accurately estimate and produce project and technical plans / specifications (cost/time)

Able to contribute to technical solution and implementation of the system design

Demonstrates commercial awareness in the technical domain

Prepared to go the extra mile when complex tasks need to be completed quickly

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