Project Manager

Location: Gloucestershire, England Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Project Manager


DV clearance required*

Project Manager required to join one of the world's largest defence companies at their site based near Gloucester. The successful Project Manager will be running projects delivering to a range of customers.

The projects shall be complex and are usually highly technical. Activities will normally be done in partnership with both a Prime and a number of subcontractors. The successful Project Manager will own project performance into the customer and will be the key liaison between the Programme, Engineering, Planning and Financial teams. They will be expected to be able to manage programme activities in line with best practices and possess PRINCE2/APMP/ITIL or equivalent qualifications with periods of related practitioner experience.

On offer for the Project Manager is a competitive salary up to £55,000, along with benefits that can include:

- 9 day fortnight (every other Friday off)

- Discretionary based performance bonus

- Contributed pension

Required Skills for Project Manager:

Proven Track Record in Programme Delivery in a matrix environment.

Prince 2 qualified (or equivalent) with experience of operating in Prince 2 Management environments, with APMP considered a bonus.

Strong track record in the planning and delivery of challenging projects against tight timelines.

Extensive experience working in a collaborative environments and a track record in strong internal relationships.

Ability to develop customer intimacy quickly at all levels.

Strong presentation skills.

Solid understanding of engineering and financial processes.

Subcontract Management experience.

The ability to adapt behaviours and communication style which is reflective of different stakeholders and audiences.

Pro-active with strong self-motivation.

The Project Manager must be eligible for DV clearance

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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