Project Manager

£40k - £45k pa + Overtime and benefits
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role:Project Manager
Location: Stevenage
Salary: £40K - £45k (L4) p/a plus overtime / Flexitime and excellent benefits

Project Manager | Business Manager | Business & Performance | EVM | Earned Value Management | Project Planning | Project Coordination

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a world class employer involved in the design, manufacture and integration of complex electronic sub systems. The role is an exciting role working within the Project Management teams ensuring that projects are delivered to specification, on time and to budget.

The company offers an excellent salary package that includes overtime, flexitime, pension, holiday pay plus other benefits including a yearly bonus. Due to the nature of the business, the company are only able to consider candidates who are able to gain UK eyes only security clearance.

*Establish and implement effective project management processes, tools and reporting mechanisms facilitating achievement of the programme and budgets.
*Maintain top level plans, objectives and statements of work.
*Ensure Project work breakdown structure, cost collection structures and project plans are defined, agreed and maintained.
*Plan, load and control Contract budgets in accordance with the defined work breakdown structure.
*Manage, control and minimise the project cost base. Support and manage Contract cost at completions, maximising margin.
*Prepare and maintain Contract risk and opportunity optimisation plans and associated contingency budgets.
*Ensure workload forecast is available for the Project / Sector and in line with project plans and long-term business plans.
*Prepare reports covering business performance for area(s) of responsibility
*Co-ordinate interfaces with internal functions and directorates.
*Support the Business and Performance, Commercial and Finance mangers in the negotiation and approval of Contract changes.
*Develop and maintain key relationships with Customers and other external stakeholders as applicable.
*Support the multi-disciplined project teams and encourage strong team working both within and beyond the Project Business Team.
*Support the Sales and Business Development teams in the winning of new domestic and export Contracts.

Qualifications and experience
*Ideally Degree qualified in a technical, science or project management discipline or equivalent
*Strong practical project management skills and knowledge
*Sound business judgement
*Technical appreciation of complex business and technical problems
*Strong communication skills
*Management experience, covering financial, commercial, schedule and technical aspects of projects.
*Risk and Opportunity Management Skills
*Strong planning skills
*Knowledge of the Defence Industry and experience an advantage
*EVM experience would be an advantage

The Company
My client is a highly regarded defence systems designer and manufacturer working across air, sea and land systems.

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