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Project Manager Stevenage

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24 Sep 2021

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A Project Manager with experience in the UK defence and /or aerospace environments is required for a long term contract assignment based in Stevenage.


To act as the Business & Project Manager to manage elements of a number of contracts within Air Defence, against business plan targets through rigorous application of project management processes. Manage stakeholder interfaces, including Missile Programmes and Customers, and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of contract performance. The role will also involve activities related to the winning of new and follow-on business.

  • Lead the multi-disciplinary Project Business Team (PBT).
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with the Missile Programmes that feed in to the ASI contracts.
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with the customer and other external agencies.
  • Define and maintain the Project Management Plan, including definition of work breakdown structure, cost collection structure and lower level management plans.
  • Establish and implement effective project management processes, tools and reporting mechanisms on achievement of the programme and budgets.
  • Generation and implementation of programme business improvement and competitiveness strategies.
  • Ensure that contract budgets are planned, loaded and controlled in accordance with the defined management plans.
  • Manage and control contract cost at completions and cash flow, maximising margin and agreeing margin adjustment criteria.
  • Prepare and maintain contract risk and opportunity optimisation plans associated manage the associated contingency budgets.
  • Ensure robust workload forecasts are available for the Project / Sector
  • Prepare and present reports covering business performance for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Co-ordinate interfaces with internal functions and directorates.
  • Support the B&PM Exec, B&PM Manager, and sector B&PM team on the commercial and legal integrity of contracts with the customer and effective management of the supply base.
  • Ensure that all Export Regulations are understood, adhered to and that compliance can be demonstrated.
  • Lead bidding activity in accordance with Bid Process

Skillset/experience required:
  • Strong communication and motivational skills
  • Strong project and risk management skills and knowledge.
  • Sound business judgement.
  • Technical appreciation of complex problems.
  • Project management experience, covering financial, commercial, engineering and project areas.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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