Defence Project Manager

Design & Engineering Specialists Sector

  • Salary: £39 - £39 per hour
  • Role: Contract
  • Location: New Malden, England
  • Date Posted: Added 26 days ago

A fantastic Defence Project Manager with a household name engineering organisation.

A well respected defence organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Defence Project Manager to join their dedicated team of engineering professionals. The role is based in New Malden, Surrey and is for an initial 9 month duration. There is a rate of £39.57Ltd Per Hour on offer for successful candidates. Please find the description below:

Purpose of the Role:

The Project Manager will ensure the successful application of project management processes enabling the project to be delivered on time, to budget and to quality across the project lifecycle.

* Ensure the successful financial performance and risk management of the projects.
* Manage a multi-disciplinary team in a both a project and product environment.
* Manage the internal Combat Systems Customer and the wider Stakeholder group.
* Manage negotiations with Customer & Stakeholder group
* Support negotiations with Sub-Contractors.
* Deliver regular briefs at IPT and Senior Management level for the project.
* Pursue best practice and align local processes and procedures as applicable.
* Deputise for programme managers when appropriate.

Key Outputs and Deliverables:

* Monthly tier packs, including all financial and EV data.
* Key milestone status.
* Customer project progress and performance reports.
* Project resource demands, forecasts and plans to completion.
* Responses to customer change requests.
* Project Management Plan.
* Risk and opportunities register.
* Actions register.
* Review of all Proejct Mangement related deliverables.
* Maturity Status Report.
* Ad hoc project presentations.


Major Tasks and Activities:

* Chairing project meetings and directing the team accordingly, including corrective actions when required.
* Reporting project performance to senior management in accordance with project reporting cycle.
* Ensure the project adheres to the appropriate policies and processes.
* Chair CAM Reviews, consolidate and analyse data ahead of contract reporting.
* Manage project resource demands.
* Represent the project in support of all reviews and audits.
* Manage, motivate, influence and develop the project team.
* Manage project change & rapid response to customer change requests.
* Deputise for senior management as required.

The Individual

Key Technical Skills:

* Extensive knowledge and experience of Project Management techniques including: resource planning and management; cost capture, analysis & forecasting; schedule planning and tracking; schedule risk analysis (SRA); risk and opportunity management, change management.
* Strong Earned Value Management (EVM) skills.
* Understand the principles of bid and estimating processes.
* Thorough comprehension of a project Change Process.
* A full understanding of Life Cycle Management.
* Proficient IT skills particularly Microsoft Office suite. Working knowledge of planning and risk tools.
* Understanding of commercial principles to represent my client in discussion with various stakeholders.

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