Senior Portfolio Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities

Provide professional Project Management across a number of projects within a portfolio of Heavy Munitions Products.
Take responsibility for delivery of the projects included within their portfolio.
Identify and develop follow on business opportunities related to their portfolio of products.
Financially plan and achieve acceptable business financial objectives for orders, sales, gross margin and cash.
Monitor and report project/programme performance for schedule, technical, financial and quality objectives.
Responsible for ensuring that accurate forward load data is derived for projects from the business toolsets.
Establish & maintain strong customer/supplier relationships maintaining regular communications & managing expectations.
Take responsibility for achieving customer satisfaction.
Proactively manage risks and opportunities to the benefit of the projects.
Oversee the development, establishment and continuous improvement and tailoring of procedures and guidelines for operation of the project/programme, ensuring adherence to the Operational Framework and LCM mandates.
Evaluate the performance of subordinates using appropriate objectives and ensuring continuous coaching to enhance their capability (where appropriate)
Pro-actively engage with the talent management process.

Key skills & qualifications

The role can be based at Glascoed or Washington but the successful candidate must be willing to travel and spend time at other locations, as necessitated by the role.
Degree-level qualification or comparable experience, with demonstrable Project Management delivery experience, ideally from a comparable industry (Defence).
Formal training in Project Management (accredited by APM, PMI or PRINCE), with knowledge of scheduling and risk software tools (e.g. MS Project & Predict!), as well as experience of SAP
Proven track record of managing projects to time, cost and quality.
Strong customer and supplier relationship management both internal and external.
Leadership qualities including the ability to form project teams.
Senior stakeholder management skills.
Strong team working across functional and company boundaries.

What we're looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Washington

Rate: £30.00 per hour

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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