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Date Added: Wed 27/04/2022

Project Manager (Naval Support Systems)

Cumbria, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum

Our World leading client has an immediate requirement for a talented and ambitious Project Manager for their successful Marine Systems Division in Bristol.

Main Purpose of Job:

To manage and deliver a project through the project lifecycle to the contract to meet the Time, Cost and Quality KPIs with a broad knowledge of Project Management processes for the Naval Support Systems Business Stream.

Key Responsibilities:

Working within a business / programme environment
Managing the scope, schedule, resource and cost of a Project or multiple Projects, delivering to the contracted and required KPIs
Working with key Suppliers to ensure they deliver to their contracted commitments, managing end to end dependencies within own organisation and with suppliers
Adapt company core process to suit contract needs & establish team discipline required to accurately establish, maintain & progress project plan.
Establish & develop team organisation including integration with customer, supply chain and key stakeholders.
Identify resource requirements and manage availability with programme managers.
Adapt & apply change control mechanism to specific contract demands, ensuring integration with plan & schedules whilst maintaining / uplifting contract baseline.
Develop & maintain monitoring & control of project & company deliverables & strategic objectives.
Develop & maintain efficient, clear focussed customer & company project status reporting.
Develop & maintain project risk & opportunity management integrated with customer, supply chain and key stakeholders.

Managers: To gain and maintain a sufficient knowledge of the Company's Quality Management System to be able to ensure that the Company's quality requirements are appropriately met.

Staff: To carry out responsibilities of the post in accordance with the Company's Quality Management System.

Knowledge, Skills And Experience:

Demonstrable management knowledge, skills & experience in the following:
Planning contract delivery including:
Creating the WBS, OBS & RAM
Work package development & assignment
Creating and maintaining Project Management Plans and Subcontract Management Plans
Metric implementation
Risk Management
Planning, scheduling and resourcing
Finance tracking, control & reporting:
ETC, spend/actuals tracking, EAC
Cash flow, sales and order targets
Earned Value application, management and reporting
Partnering soft skills - across all stakeholders
Collaboration to achieve joint aims
Change control management
Contracted change - Time & cost evaluation, scope & negotiation
Engineering development change prioritisation, tracking & sanctioning
Data configuration management
Identifying & tracking design data availability & maturity across multiple system providers
Analysing impact on system design & negotiating availability of system functionality with stakeholders
Working with Supply Chain
Working with supply chain to manage relationship & performance of suppliers and subcontractors
Working with supply chain to Identify & track key subcontract performance metrics
Identifying & tracking key dependencies and interdependencies
Engineering knowledge and management
Engineering Background - degree qualified preferred in an Engineering Discipline
Setting engineering decisions & priorities from a project / business perspective

Experience of the following is required:

Managing & leading development contracts through development, acceptance & support
lifecycle, with a mix of labour and materials, with an emphasis on working with Materials /
Supply Chain Management
Project Management of Naval and/or MoD Contracts
Project Management of engineering projects up to a value of £5m
APM Project Management qualification (PMP/PMQ) or equivalent

Successful candidates will have a good Degree, in addition to recent experience from within a Defence, Maritime or Submarine environment.

NOTE - Due to the sensitive nature of the work, applications will only be accepted from UK Nationals able to pass the relevant security checks.

To apply, or for more detail, please contact Steve Johnstone at the Havant branch of Morson International ((url removed))
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