Senior Project Manager
Would you like to work on advanced robotic systems, sensors for autonomous drones, or smart city technology? What about advanced mobile ad-hoc radio networks or airfield radar? Or underwater or aircraft-based sensor and communications systems? These are all current projects and we need the brightest minds to deliver them.
One of the great advantages of working here is that your next project will be different to your last. If you thrive on variety, learning new skills and an exciting challenge, this is the place to be.
We are looking to recruit Senior Project Managers to join the team and support our latest client developments. The role requires that you will be highly customer-facing, working with the sales team to sell our projects, and acting as principal client contact during project delivery. You will be managing diverse, highly skilled, multidisciplinary project teams.
You will provide time and cost estimates into the bidding process to satisfy the client's requirements and then deliver the project to those budgets. You will identify and manage the risks in the project and be comfortable managing change.
You will be an excellent people-manager, with good emotional intelligence and able to get the best from a team of high performers. You will be comfortable communicating with your clients at all levels, including senior executives, project managers, engineers and technologists.
- Be an enthusiastic team player, but be able to work independently
- Be prepared to learn new skills quickly in order to react to changing demands
- Have excellent communications skills
- Have excellent organisation skills
- In-depth knowledge of project management tools such as Agile & MS Project
- Be experienced managing projects to time and budget
In return, we can offer a competitive package and an environment that will stimulate and challenge you to be your best.
We provide all the training and support that you need to complete your projects and grow your skills. The nature of our business means that we are able to support career progression in many dimensions, including technical, commercial and managerial.
Due to the nature of this position, candidates must be willing to undergo, and eligible to achieve, HMG security clearance up to at least SC level.