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Project Manager

Project Manager required to join a leading defence company who specialise in Armoured Vehicles.


*PLEASE NOTE: You must hold a British Passport and be eligble to obtain UK Security Clearance to minimum "SC ('Secret') Level".



The role covers a broad range of platforms for both military, Non-Government Organisations and other Government Agencies.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of the project deliverables and cross-project team co-ordination.

The role will include customer and user management, internal co-ordination, planning, scheduling, project execution and relevant commercial activities in order to deliver a timely, appropriate and profitable project coherent with the Business Plan.

Specific Responsibilities
, Ability to lead projects from initial concept through to manufacture.
, Manage relationships within a complex stakeholder community.

, Meet project timescales, schedules and budget requirements.

, Establish and report performance metrics, KPI's and deliver monthly reports
, Adhering to project, sub-contract, security and data management strategy protocols.

, Management of project issues, risks and opportunities.

, Identification and planning of resources needed to support programme deliverables.

, Approval of all internal and customer documentation in line with requirements and Company standards.
, Co-ordinate and manage all task activities ensuring all documentation is fully compliant with MoD Policies and specified requirements.
, Chair and organisation of the project and customer meetings.
, Facilitate Gateway reviews used to assess the maturity and delivery of the technology.

Preferred Qualifications
, Degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering or related subject.

, Professional project/programme management qualifications such as:
o UK MoD - Acquisition Employment Trained would be an advantage

, Project/Programme Management experience in a highly technical environment preferably within the defence industry.

, Use of Microsoft Project to control, define and monitor progress against schedules.
, Use of project management software tools such as: SAP, ERP systems.

, Competent in Project Management technique such as Critical Path, Pert Analysis and Network generation.
, Knowledge of Project life-cycle management.

, Knowledge of Risk and opportunity management.

, Knowledge of Sub-contract and customer management.

, Knowledge of Project financial management.
, Relevant experience of delivering project management of a technical product from concept phase through to prototyping and trials.

, Willing to travel in UK and internationally as required.

If you feel you are the right person for this role as a Project Manager and have the above mentioned skills please click the "apply now" button at the bottom of your advert to progress you application further.