Aerospace Project Manager

The role is to manage a software development team producing high-reliability software products for control of satellite payloads. The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.

Ref: ZR_6378_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 October 2021
Key responsibilities

You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the project and ensure the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.

Leadership:

  • Drive the Project from proposal to delivery
  • Drive development
  • Drives budgets, schedule, dependency analysis, risk management, and risk mitigation strategy

Management:

  • Set Team / Individual Project objectives
  • Endorse Project goals and define Development Plan
  • Implementation of divisional standards
  • Communicate milestone issues with core team

Operations:

  • Manage projects and establish EAC / CTC throughout the project life cycle in line with company processes
  • Ensure programmes effectively focus on mitigation of risk to result in successful completion.
  • Deliver programmes on time, on quality and in costs
  • Responsible for overall internal and contractual compliance to the product & project requirements
  • Details Work Breakdown Structures/Packages
  • Triggers internal Design Reviews

Communications:

  • Be the point of contact for customers, proposals and/or projects.
  • Develop relationships with external suppliers
  • Act as the Project Champion (advocate)
  • Centralise customer interface (Reporting, meetings etc.)

Commercial:

  • Ensure proposals are bid in line with product strategy - play an active role in bid/no-bid decisions.
  • Implements project level Make-Buy analysis and decision
  • Ensure proposals are produced on time and effectively answer the RFP
Skills & experience
  • Significant (>5 years) experience of leading software development in an aerospace or related industry
  • Experience with hardware/software integration
  • Proficient in Agile methodologies
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • The ability to communicate in a relevant manner with all parties including:
    • Internal / external customer
    • Product Group Management
    • Systems Design team
    • Engineering / Design
    • Quality / Product Assurance
    • Production / Test
    • Procurement / Suppliers
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