Project Manager

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £60000 - £79000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Nick Taylor Job Published: 20 days ago

Project Manager


Salary Dependant on Experience.


Project Manager needed for a world-leading defence engineering organisation based in Bedfordshire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Project Manager that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of managing large-scale projects with strong leadership attributes and stakeholder management.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree and have a keen interest and proven track record within project management. If you have a defence, engineering or military/armed forces background that would be a plus!

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Project Manager will include:

  • Establishing the baseline plan to deliver commitments and achieve the performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining the programme organisation, roles and responsibilities and the matrix relationship to business functions
  • Managing the execution and performance against the baseline.
  • Managing execution of and transition between all phases.
  • Ensuring timely and thorough requirements development, communication, traceability, baselining, configuration control, validation and verification.
  • Establishing and maintaining management plans
  • Ensuring the programme's plans, schedules, budgets developed and technical, cost, schedule and resource baselines are set and maintained, taking account of dependencies, resource requirements and contractual and financial commitments.
  • Implementing a Programme Performance Management process.
  • Implementing data management and configuration management processes.
  • Ensuring the programmes risks and opportunities are identified, monitored and mitigation plans devised and implemented.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company process and procedures
  • Undertaking the required reviews to ensure good governance by providing evidence based progress and status information and reports.
  • Leading the programme team to deliver through empowerment and motivation
  • Managing stakeholders

.What experience you need to be the successful Project Manager:

  • Defence/Engineering/Manufacturing background ideal
  • Experienced in delivering successful Projects in a corporate environment.
  • Evidence of frequent interaction with senior leaders.
  • Proven record of shaping/influencing financial/strategic decision making.
  • Strong leadership attributes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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