Project Manager

Company:  Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Location: Bedfordshire
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Project Manager - Aerospace and Defence Permanent - Milton Keynes Area – Attractive An opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join an Aerospace and Defence Research Organisation within the Milton Keynes area. The successful Project Manager will join the Project Team and will play an integral part in the development of world leading capabilities and the cutting edge of Aerospace research. The Project Manager will report to the Head of Design and Manufacture, the successful Project Manager must have a track record of delivering multiple technical projects simultaneously and within demanding constraints in a project-based technical environment. Responsibilities of the Project Manager Ownership of project management assignments from requirements capture to closure. Lead multi-disciplinary project teams to successful project outcomes. Ensure business objectives and deadlines are met and within budget. P.O.C with the customer & ensure all project related deliverables meet required standards. Lead and support the preparation of project justifications and business cases. Planning & presentation of business proposals to project sponsors & company management. Lead project change management process working with the project team. Manage resources assigned to the project effectively to ensure successful delivery. Assist the procurement and finance teams, ensuring subcontract payment terms are in line. Prepare and present regular project status reports to stakeholders and senior management. Work in a safe and professional manner and in full compliance. Adhere to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures. Work to quality standards, procedures and security policies where applicable. Capture and document key assumptions to ensure commercial interests are protected. Support negotiations with suppliers (working with procurement team and technical experts). Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required for the Project Manager Degree or equivalent and experience in a technically related discipline. Project management qualification or ability to demonstrate experience of project management methodologies and tools. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven experience of project leadership, including clear communications with stakeholders. Ability to capture and manage project requirements, prepare a work breakdown structure, project plan, and resource estimate. Proven experience preparing project justification and supporting documentation. Confident, self-motivated with good problem-solving skills. Used to working under pressure and competent in making critical decisions promptly. Readily adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances. Well-organised with a collaborative approach to problem solving and ability to influence. Flexible - occasional international travel and out of hours working may be required. This is an opportunity for the right person to become part of a successful and professional team operating in a world-class facility. In return, they offer a very competitive salary and a good benefits package with the opportunity for further development and progression within the business for the right candidate. **The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance (SC) requirements – including the last 5 years continual UK residency due to the projects and products involved** If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Project Manager then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line (phone number removed) or Email suitable MS Word CV’s to  Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency
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