Software Project Manager

Ref: ZR_6876_JOB  ·  Posted on 12 May 2022


My client is a well-established defence and space company that specialise in the development of Satellite products, Satellite communications, and spacecraft payloads across the UK. They are looking for a Project Manager to lead a software development team to produce products for a Satellite payload project and deliver this to quality, time, and cost restraints.

As the Project Manager, you will be expected to have extensive experience leading medium to large software related projects through the full software and project lifecycle and have a good knowledge of Software development across the V-Model, Software requirements management, software and hardware integration and software testing.

This role will have hybrid working opportunities available to you, but my client is expecting candidates to be based on-site for 2 to 3 days per week. Due to the nature of the work, you will need an active SC Clearance to be considered for this role. If this meets your requirements, please apply now!

Key responsibilities
  • Ensure the delivery of projects meets the customers requirements to time, quality, and cost.
  • Drive the Project through all the software lifecycle from requirement analysis to delivery.
  • Drives budgets, schedule, dependency analysis, risk management, and risk mitigation strategy.
  • Report to of Proposals and Projects (Communication Products Group).
  • Ensure programmes effectively focus on mitigation of risk to result in successful completion.
  • Responsible for overall internal and contractual compliance to the product & project requirements.
  • Manage resources assignment within Core Team and liaise on cross project shared resources
  • Configuration management of project and manufacturing documents.
Skills & experience
  • 6+ years’experience in managing as Project Manager medium to large software projects through all the software lifecycles.
  • Good knowledge of software development V-Model, software requirement management, software and hardware integration and software
  • A good understanding of agile methodologies.
  • Strong internal/external customer facing skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions.
  • Professional PM Qualification or a proven track record of project delivery in a high-quality software development environment.
  • 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

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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