Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6846_JOB  ·  Posted on 29 April 2022


This is a hybrid role - 3 days at home and 2 days in the office.

Do you have experience within product development? Or research and consultancy?

This is an exciting time to join this rapidly expanding team

Experience within defence is a must for this role, our client is open to applicants at all stages within their project management career

Our client is looking for a Project Manager who can deliver multiple projects to time, budget and expected quality. This role will provide scope to get involved in various projects particularly in product development and research. The successful candidate will also we involved in all their new win-work supporting bids and contract deliverables.

Key responsibilities
  • Consistently execute contracts fully to schedule, cost and quality
  • Professionally interface-to and manage external Customers, Subcontractors and Partners, and internal Business Functions (balancing the needs of the business and the needs of stakeholders)
  • Create trusted and enduring relationships, building value for both the customer and company
  • Plan for and successfully mobilise contracts
  • Identify, prioritise and mitigate/manage risks & issues associated with bidding & delivery
  • Bid with confidence; knowing schedule, cost & quality factors are fully considered
  • Report/forecast accurately against key performance measures/indicators (KPIs)
  • Continually improve delivery capability in parallel to bids & contracts
  • Building and actively managing project teams
  • Successfully deliver bids and contracts to target schedule, cost and quality levels; this means fully understanding the governing contract and delivering it on time and in full (OTIF)
  • Identifying, prioritising and actively managing risks & issues associated with bids & live contracts; includes appropriate and timely escalation
  • Providing timely and accurate forecast information and project reporting, managing both internal and external stakeholders expectations as appropriate
  • Ensuring all project artefacts (both deliverable & non-deliverable) are appropriately controlled and produced to a high standard, in-line with company QMS – includes plans, estimates, specifications, architecture & design documents, software, test plans & results, manufacturing data, etc
Skills & experience
  • Appropriate Project Management qualifications (e.g. APM, PMI, Prince2)
  • Relevant degree and/or experience required
  • Project Managers will be APM PMQ qualified or equivalent or working towards a qualification
  • Experience in either products and product development or research and consultancy.

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

If you do not hold an active SC  clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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