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Lead Project Professional

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District, Cumbria, England, LA14 1AF
  • Salary: £40.00 - £41.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Joe Bancroft
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 21 September 2021
  • Job Ref: BH77259JS_1628606709

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Lead Project Professional to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow-in-Furness on an initial 6 Month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £40.11 per hour.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role

Within the role of Lead Project Professional, you'll be responsible for:

* Able to perform advanced project reporting & scheduling.
* Able to undertake advanced problem solving typically based on previous experience.
* Have a comprehensive knowledge of Business process and procedures.
* Administration and general office skills including spreadsheets/ Microsoft packages.
* Attend on the job training as appropriate.
* Able to lead a small project or a work package of a larger project.
* Able to manage the full project lifecycle to ensure that, over time, the needs of customers/users continue to be met and that financial and other benefits are achieved.


To succeed within the role of Lead Project Professional, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

* Problem solving most likely to apply in an existing Business environment and also in a new Business environment.
* Good understanding of the structure, organisation, processes, and culture of Line of Business, so as to be able to support implementation of appropriate PM approaches.
* Applies problem solving techniques to situations of moderate complexity in the field of PM, taking requirements and data from internal (project) sources and external (customer, competitor and academic) areas.
* An ability to gather information. Supports development of solutions and of implementation approaches.
* Ability to capture, adopt and share good practice.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of a Lead Project Professional, please send your CV to the resource centre via the 'apply now' button.

***[PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!]***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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