Project Manager

£45000 - £55000/annum + Benefits + Car
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Project Manager, do you have a high level of contract delivery and experience of working with the MOD or Helicopters?

This engineering lead role will be primarily focused on contract delivery and engineering development activities, providing engineering management, technical direction and leadership in conjunction with the Chief Engineer for the UK Helicopter IDAS project. The PEL role will also be required to support business winning opportunities within the IDAS ICT for development projects with the UK MoD, and Export IDAS customers. The PEL will be responsible for the Engineering technical solution, schedule and budget, engineering milestone adherence. The PEL will by working closely with the Customer/End User and internal stakeholders agree the optimal technical solution and manage the Engineering deliverables. The PEL will also be responsible for creating and owning the Engineering Management Plans and ensuring that the Engineering aspects of the projects are delivered in accordance with Company Life Cycle Management process, company and legislative standards and be responsible for the planning and managing the maturity design reviews.

Location: Luton
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000

Key Responsibility Areas

To promote an IPT approach during Customer engagement and facilitate compliant cost, schedule and technical solutions by working effectively with all external stakeholders including USG, UK MoD, US and European industry partners and all internal stakeholders, including Capability management, the IPT lead, the Engineering functions and the Manufacturing and Supply chain.

Work with the IDAS IPT to deliver:

• Candidate concept solutions including the results of any de-risk studies
• Ensuring the design solution maximises the re-use of existing ‘resources’, is producible, robust and works in its environment, i.e. is fit for purpose
• Management of multi-disciplined Engineering teams, ensuring that roles within the teams are clearly defined
• Establish and maintain good lines of communication across the Engineering IPT and upwards to the IPT lead
• Management of the Engineering technical quality, schedule and budget
• Support the management of Suppliers and project Make or Buy decisions as required
• Managing upward reporting and management of Customer expectations in line with agreed solution
• Control project configuration and change management
• Identifying technical risks and mitigation strategies
• Ensure that the design rationale is documented
• Ensuring effective implementation of the company’s Lifecycle Management, including Design & Gate Reviews and Processes, to:
 Agree qualification & acceptance criteria and design certification as required
 Validating and Meeting Targets for Development of Design Maturity
 Be responsible for all engineering aspects of the monthly Project
 Performance Reviews
 Ensuring compliance with Regulatory and Safety Standards
 Personally coach and mentor other engineers - principally those in a similar career path