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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Rate: Up to £40.00 per Hour (LTD)
Duration: 6 Months
Location: West Sussex

Key skills required: Project Management, MOD, Risk, Financial, Budget, Leadership

Are you looking for an immediate start? If so, read on; we have an outstanding opportunity to join a globally recognised defence company based in West Sussex. This will be six month contract for the right candidate.

In order to succeed in this role, you will need to have a proven background in Project Management ideally within the defence sector. This role could also involve UK and International travel so candidates should be willing to travel when required.

Project Manager Requirements:

* Degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering Discipline or related experience
* Professional project/programme management qualifications such as: APMP / PRINCE 2
* UK MoD - Acquisition Employment Trained would be an advantage
* Project/Programme Management experience in a highly technical environment preferably from defence or automotive
* Use of Microsoft Project to control, define and monitor progress against schedules
* Use of project management software tools such as: SAP, ERP systems
* Competent in Project Management techniques
* Understanding of Project life-cycle management, Risk and opportunity management, Sub-contract and customer management, and Project financial management
* Relevant experience of delivering project management of a technical product from concept phase through to prototyping and trials
* Eligible for UK Security Clearance to minimum SC level

Project Manager Responsibilities:

* Results-focussed - strong desire to achieve results and works hard to reach goals and targets. Seeks to achieve results which enhance business success
* Identifies need for change, develops new ideas, encourages and supports innovation
* Has capability to achieve results and manage workload even at peak of pressure
* Self-manages to be highly effective even at times when workload is less
* Superior planning and organisation skills
* Problem solving - displays logic, creativity and pragmatism in resolving problems, requiring little supervision and using disciplined problem-solving methods
* Adaptability - the ability to react to different circumstances whilst maintaining composure and focus on objectives as well as be able to constructively challenge the status quo to facilitate appropriate change
* Leadership - strong leadership skills, conveying confidence, presence and a professional image at all levels within an organisation
* Willing to travel in UK and internationally as required

If you would like to be considered for this Project Manager position, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

Contact Details:
Direct dial: 01442 299057
Contact: Jake Rea

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