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Project Manager

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Job Description:

Our client, a Defence and Aerospace contractor, is looking for a Project Manager to join them on a contract basis.

  • You must either hold current SC Clearance or be eligible to obtain this.
  • Site based in Southampton.
  • Rates are negotiable, IR35 status yet to be determined.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) to successfully deliver the IPTs business targets, whilst ensuring adherence to cost, schedule and quality requirements.
  • Championing and driving business winning activities within the IPT to achieve or exceed business targets. Work closely with the Support Programme Manager to drive long term strategy and objectives.
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining strong relationships with Customers and Suppliers throughout the entire lifecycle of the Project.
  • Leading and supporting key customer presentations, engagement and negotiations on behalf of the business
  • Reporting to multiple levels of the organisation; ensuring the consistency and accuracy of the reporting data.
  • Promoting a culture of excellence in delivery, best practice implementation and knowledge sharing within the IPT and the business.
  • Conducing effective Risk and Opportunity Management, ensuring that all risks and opportunities are recorded, managed and tracked to closure. Where mitigation activities are required, ensure that adequate support is provided to ensure they are undertaken.

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar level Project Management role
  • APM PMQ qualified or equivalent is highly desirable
  • Strong evidence in being able to collaborate with a wide group of internal and external stakeholders / functions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A pro-active with a "can do" attitude, striving for continuous improvement, effectiveness and efficiency and with a focus on achieving high performance against objectives
  • Excellent understanding of financial controls and managements
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other