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Project Manager

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Joe Tomkins

Project Manager

6 month contract

Aylesbury

Defence/Aerospace

My client are looking for a Project Manager on an initial 6 month contract, with the potential to go permanent. They are one of the UKs leading companies within satellite/data communications within the defence/aerospace industry.

Ideally candidates will be Prince 2/APMP qualified, and have a strong and varied background within scheduling/budgeting/cost management within a multi-disciplined Project structure.

All applicants for this Project Manager position must be eligible for Security Clearance.

Key Responsibilities for Project Manager:

  • Managing projects to meet the required financial and project constraints.
  • Establishing, controlling and reporting project schedule & costs against an overall WBS & budget.
  • Achieving acceptance of all elements of projects to schedule and cost.
  • Accurately forecasting project cost, cash & resource demands
  • Establishing and maintaining project metrics to measure and report progress.
  • Effectively communicating with all project stakeholders to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Effectively managing project issues, risk & opportunities, data, and action logs, including item closure.
  • Managing subcontractors to deliver requirements on time and to budget.
  • Planning and conducting effective internal, customer and sub-contractor progress reviews.
  • Preparing customer & internal progress reports in an agreed format.
  • Establishing and implementing Project Management Plans (including all sub-ordinate plans), to provide planning basis for the team and customers.
  • Ensuring that projects comply with the the Company directives and relevant security requirements.
  • Managing security of information as defined in the Security manual.

Knowledge skills and experience needed:

  • Proven experience in project management, specifically in setting up, running and successfully delivering projects, ideally in a satellite or engineering/aerospace industry.
  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver multi-disciplined projects in a matrix structure.
  • Experience of working with overseas customers, specifically North America.
  • Experience of MS Office including MS Project.
  • A strong and varied background in scheduling/budgeting/cost management with proven commercial/technical astuteness and demonstrable good judgment.

To apply for this exciting 6 month contract position please press 'apply now'.

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