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Lead Project Professional - Bid

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Up to £50 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Sophie Tully
  • Contact Email: s.tully@jamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Duration: 6-months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 01 February 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH77920_1640105779

Lead Project Professional - 6 month initial contract opportunity!

A great opportunity has come along with one of the UK's leading Aerospace & Defence businesses who are currently looking to recruit a Lead Project Professional to work at one of their largest sites, on some of the most exciting projects! The role is an initial 6-month contract and is paying £50 per hour (inside IR35) there is a view of starting the right candidate ASAP.

The role

Lead Project Professional

Contract: 6-months initially plus extensions

Rate: £50 per hour

IR35 status: Inside IR35.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness based, open to remote/hybrid if needed!

Responsibilities

  • The individual in this role will manage a small project, or a part of a larger, more complex project, (such as a particular work package), or will support a Project Manager or Head of Project with aspects of managing a larger project. The role may be that of a Control Account Manager with specific responsibilities for the performance of particular Control Accounts as part of the project's control regime.
  • At this level the incumbent may lead a small team of professional staff (typically up to 5), being responsible for managing their delivery and performance and providing appraisal and support to their development.
  • They will have a level of experience in one or more areas of PM practice and be expected to be able to adapt and apply these practices in different circumstances, to develop these practices and to guide and instruct others in their application.

You

  • · 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.
  • Identify, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project. Applies appropriate PM methods and tools whether predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches. Agrees project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracks activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Consolidate expertise from multiple sources, including third party experts, to provide coherent advice to further organisational objectives. Supports and promotes the development and sharing of specialist knowledge within the organisation.
  • This is a role for an experienced project professional with a small team and the ability to deliver with limited guidance from the Line Manager.
  • Deputises for the Project Manager as appropriate.

Apply Now!!

If you are interested in this contract, please contact Sophie Tully at JAM Recruitment and send your CV over to s.tully(at)jamrecruitment.co.uk

If this isn't the role for you, but you know of someone who could be interested, JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn yourself £200 in vouchers for the successful placement of a candidate you refer to us, so get in touch.

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

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