Senior Project Manager

Leonardo UK
Bedfordshire, UK
Closing date
6 Feb 2021

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The Opportunity

A Senior Project Manager is required within the Electronic Warfare Countermeasures IPT to deliver multiple projects across a variety of products, utilising strong internal and external Customer facing skills. The role will cover all aspects of Project Management including, Stakeholder Management, Lifecycle Management, Team Leadership, all aspects of the Monthly Project Review cycle, Risk Management and Financial Management. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for Project execution and delivery, with particular emphasis on achieving Customer commitments. Cross project, IPT and Product alignment and Dependency Management are key. This role will also require heavy involvement and ownership on behalf of the IPT for business winning, including contract capture requirements and decision making for the benefit of the Surveillance & Protection Technologies (S&PT) Sector.

What you will do

Overall Ownership and Management of multiple projects across a variety of products
Schedule, Cost and Quality adherence
Ensuring all projects adhere to the appropriate level of Governance and that all Project Management Plans are created and maintained
Dependency identification and Management
Project Risk and Opportunity Management
Management of internal and external Stakeholders / Customers
Internal reporting to IPT Lead and/or Sector VP
Presentation at Sector and Line of Business project reviews to present project summary status
Ensure adherence to Company's Lifecycle Management (LCM), as appropriate and tailored to suit
Internal liaison with Engineering and Production Managers as required
Liaison with Functional Groups to ensure projects are appropriately resourced to achieve successful execution
Accountability for Contract and Project delivery

What we are looking for

Demonstrated ability to manage multi-disciplined Engineering teams
Demonstrated experience with complex projects in a military environment
Demonstrated experience of delivering complex export projects
Demonstrated ability to operate with multiple senior Stakeholders
Demonstrated strong Customer relationship skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience in all aspects of project planning, scheduling, work package management, sub-contract management and cost control
Degree qualified or equivalent, ideally in a business or engineering related discipline.
Meet the requirements for registration as a full member of the Association of Project Managers (APM)

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