Assistant Project Manager

Recruiter
Dilectus Recruitment Solutions
Location
Southampton
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Great Benefits & Bonus
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER (SOUTHAMPTON): £30-35K BASIC PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS. WORLD LEADING GLOBAL MULTINATIONAL SUPPLYING SPECIALIST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO THE DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES.

The Client

Our client is quite simply a world leader in engineering, development and service to the Defence and Aerospace industries. With a presence in over 200 countries around the globe and nearly 50,000 employees worldwide they are at the leading edge of technology in their fields.

Job Description

We are seeking an Assistant Project Manager to manage and deliver assigned 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 business objectives.
- Communicate project plans and progress across the business in order to ensure all stakeholders are briefed and up to date.
- Summarise 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 Responsibility Areas   

- All responsibilities will be supported by the Programme Manager
- Responsible for successful delivery (on time, to cost & quality) of all assigned projects across the whole life cycle including preparation, review and management of project plans, whilst mitigating risk, to ensure the business meets targets & objectives.
- Maximise the profitability of the assigned projects.
- Management of project risks and opportunities
- Build and maintain strong working relationships, with both internal and external stakeholders, in order to influence project activities through effective communication. 
- Lead the project teams effectively
- Reporting on project progress to Senior Management 

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge required   

Essential

- Excellent organisation/ presentation and written skills
- Junior Project Manager or Project Coordinator experience
- 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).

 Desirable

- Engineering or science degree
- Background in a technical development or manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
- SAP Experience

Is This You?

Do you want to work for a world leading, technologically innovative company with an outstanding reputation? If you have the skills described above then do not delay, send your application to us and we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the vacancy further