Project Manager - Electronic Engineering

Recruiter
Cobham
Location
Wimborne
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cobham Mission Systems are looking for a Project Manager to work as part of our sub system IPT overseeing control & identification (C&I) products (eg. black boxes) for our major Air to Air refuelling programs. Working closely with our Avionics Engineering and Design team you will oversee full lifecycle projects (requirements, design, test and through life support). Motivating the whole team to deliver the business case and margins expected, you will be working on behalf of some major customers and the role is customer facing.

This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset



As a Project Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Project Management experience in an electronics/ engineering business (aerospace desirable but not essential)
  • A background as a qualified engineer within electronic engineering and/ or project management experience overseeing electronic engineering professionals.
  • APM or Prince 2 qualified
  • Experience working in customer facing project teams
  • Experience of managing CAT2 projects and working on CAT1 projects as Work Package Manager with the same or similar functions and technology, with a proven delivery track record.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques


As a Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Deliver project to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.
  • Direct motivate and provide leadership for the project team.
  • Organise, coordinate and direct the project activities.
  • Manage risks and issues proactively
  • Ensure effective and open communication throughout the project team and with stakeholders.
  • Lead the project teams planning efforts and Identify resource requirements based on agreed scope.
  • Manage relationships with key customer personnel


About Cobham Mission Systems

The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.

As the world's leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.

Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.



About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

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