Assistant Project Manager

Outsource UK Ltd
£30000 - £35000/annum Additional Benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Project Manager

An Assistant Project Manager is required to work for our Defence client based in Southampton.

This is a permanent opportunity with one of my defence clients.

Overview of the Assistant Project Manager contract role

We are seeking an Assistant Project Manager to manage and deliver assigned projects Optronics infra-red projects for new and existing products to time, cost, quality and customer satisfaction under the guidance of the Programme Manager.

This role will work with the Programme Manager and project teams to clarify and document business requirements in order to ensure project plans are comprehensive, realistic and in line with Optronics objectives.

Communicate project plans and progress across the business in order to ensure all stakeholders are briefed and up to date.

Summarise salient planning and project progress in order to provide advice and make recommendations for consideration by the senior levels within organisation.

Learn to lead and develop a project team, ensuring work is resourced and allocated effectively by coordinating with Functional Leads to satisfy project requirements while following business processes.

Implement the Business' Life Cycle Management Process in your assigned projects

Key skills required for the Assistant Project Manager

* Excellent organisation/ presentation and written skills
* Flexibility including ability and willingness to travel and visit customer sites (occasional travel in UK and abroad).
* Fully conversant with current IT/computer software packages (i.e. word, excel, PowerPoint).
* Engineering or science degree
* Background in a technical development or manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
* SAP Experience

The role is based in Southampton Hampshire - commutable from Portsmouth, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

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