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Date Added: Thu 15/07/2021

Project Manager

West Sussex, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Senior Project Manager

Location: West Sussex

Salary: Negotiable (D.O.E)

Our client is an established Design and Manufacturing business with several sites across the UK. Their products, systems and services support the world-wide defence and security industries across land, maritime and security forces. Their technology focus is in directed sensor systems in the Electro-Optical and RF domains, providing capabilities such as long-range observation, target detection, acquisition and tracking, fire-control, counter-UAS detection and defeat and many other applications.

Their projects deliver innovative, high value - low volume systems, derived from and verified against, detailed performance requirements. Due to continued growth, they currently require an experienced Senior Project Manager to oversee bespoke customer projects, ensuring that stakeholders needs and requirements are adhered to and that the overall project is completed in a satisfactory standard, in a timely manner and within the agreed budget.

Senior Project Manager Key Skills:

Appreciation and commitment to cost/time/performance objectives
Self-motivated with ability and experience of managing complex systems with credibility in field.
Be a self-starter with excellent relationship management skills in international cultures and environments.
Excellent Commercial acumen with strong skills in contract and risk management.
Excellent numerical skills with ability to reconcile expenditure to a budget and report / summarise performance.
Strong character, balanced nature, affable with senior stakeholders and customers.
Excellent communication skills at all levels with the ability to clearly and effectively manage and understand diverse and complex requirements.
Excellence in the use of MS Office and MS Project tools.
Excellent planning and scheduling experience and task derivation / definition.
A hands-on, agile, can-do attitude, able to adequately function and take senior leadership in a demanding project.

Senior Project Manager Requirements;

Operating at Senior PM Level within a technical/engineering Project Management role (>5 years) ideally within an SME environment.
Working within the Defence market in manufacturing or R&D environment. Complex or novel projects >£3m
SC Security Cleared.
Sound, detailed technical understanding of a structured systems-engineering process and delivering against it.
Track record of dealing with high-profile customers.
Degree in Project Management, Engineering or Business Management discipline (or relevant qualification).
PRINCE2 or a Formal Certification of Project Management from a recognised Institute. (APM, PMI).
International Travel.

If you are interested in this Senior Project Manager opportunity please get in touch with Layne Eadie on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed)
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