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Project Manager Electronic Systems: Contract, Bristol, Duration: at least 6-months, Rate: £Neg LTD
KEY Skills: Project Management, Risk Management, Electronic Systems, Weapon Systems, Defence, Naval Marine, MoD, Security Clearance, SC
Our client’s Electronic Systems Team (EST) provides electrical, electronic and software design, test and technical support to all DST projects, including but not limited to Launch Control Systems, Weapon Embarkation Control Systems, Weapon Handling Control Systems and Counter Measure Systems.
The EST Project Manager will be responsible for negotiating and agreeing the scope and delivery plans to meet project requirements for product delivery and engineering services.
The role will be responsible for resourcing these plans, managing risk and prioritising work to meet the cross-project business commitments and business priorities.
Duties will involve:
Stakeholder management of and communication to the internal customers within the business.
Priority management and ability to negotiate priorities with stakeholders.
Resource capacity planning - through effective management of current work packages and stakeholder engagement to identify future packages of work.
Developing clear scope from project requirements and formally agreeing that scope and the budgets and schedules for delivery
Ensuring accurate and realistic monthly Estimates to Complete (ETCs) are maintained and reported
Ensure a project and programme level formal risk (threat and opportunity) process is adhered to and that risks are communicated to project teams
Ensure risks, changes and progress are escalated and reported to projects in a timely manner.
Due to the nature of the position, you MUST have active Security Check (SC) clearance.
Additionally, you ideally have;
Proven ability to manage projects
Planning experience (Microsoft Project 2013 ideally)
Risk Management experience
Good Knowledge of Project Management tools
Strong stakeholder engagement experience.
Experience working within the IFS Projects software/framework desirable.
To discuss this Project Manager Electronic Systems vacancy please contact: Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
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