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Aerospace Project Manager

  • Location: Belfast
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email: e.bainbridge@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 14 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81850_1706795586

Are you an experienced Project Manager keen to support solutions within the Aerospace sector? Do you have extensive experience managing aerospace and/or secure environment projects? If so the following permanent role might be for you….

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Aerospace Project Manager to join our dynamic team in our Belfast office (hybrid working basis). The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing aerospace projects from conception to completion, ensuring that they are completed on time, within scope, and within budget. The ideal candidate will possess strong project management skills, expertise in Microsoft Project, and a deep understanding of change control processes within the aerospace industry.

You will be responsible for:

  • Project Planning and Execution:
    • Developing comprehensive project plans outlining tasks, timelines, and resource requirements.
    • Executing and managing aerospace projects according to the defined project plans.
  • Microsoft Project Expertise:
    • Utilising Microsoft Project to create, update, and maintain project schedules.
    • Proficiently using Microsoft Project to track and report on project progress.
  • Change Control Management:
    • Implementing and overseeing change control processes to manage modifications to project scope, schedule, and costs.
    • Evaluating and assessing the impact of changes on project objectives and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
    • Ensuring that change requests are documented, reviewed, and approved in accordance with project requirements.
  • Risk Management:
    • Identifying potential risks to project success and develop mitigation strategies.
    • Monitoring and managing project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Implementing proactive measures to minimize the impact of risks on project outcomes.
  • Stakeholder Communication:
    • Establishing and maintaining effective communication channels with project stakeholders.
    • Providing regular updates on project progress, milestones achieved, and potential risks.
  • Resource Management:
    • Coordinating with resource managers to ensure adequate allocation of personnel and equipment.
    • Optimising resource utilization to achieve project objectives efficiently.

You will have:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in aerospace project management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Project Management, or a related field.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Project and other project management tools.
  • Demonstrated expertise in change control processes within aerospace projects.
  • Excellent organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or APM certification (desirable)

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including strong pension, 25 days' (plus bank holidays), medical and dental insurance, and life assurance. In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.