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Senior Project Manager (m/f) (#961,962,386) 

Job offer #961,962,386 in Portsmouth , United Kingdom

The employer is a British multinational defence technology company. • Meeting contractual obligations • Achieving excellent customer satisfaction • Delivery of project to time, cost and quality • Production of open, accurate and timely financial and workload forecasts to support planning within the business • Build relationships to enable successful engagement with a broad range of stakeholders (external and internal) often with competing interests • Management of subcontracts, some with significant development work • Application of appropriate project governance in-line with the company Operating Framework • Develop and maintain key project documents including Project Management Plan, Risk Register and Project Reporting Pack • With the Lead Engineer, leadership of the project through the system engineering lifecycle, ensuring that the lifecycle artefacts (business cases, documents, design reviews, etc.) are produced as required • Support the business to develop future pipeline work • Promotion of best practice within the project and ensure that previous lessons learnt are adopted and new lessons identified for future benefit • In conjunction with Programme Managers, develop any appropriate follow on work Essential • Drive and determination to achieve successful project delivery overcoming problems and issues as they arise and preferably beforehand • Track record of successful delivery of development, build and system integration of complex projects • Pragmatic and reasonable • Good problem solving abilities • Open, honest and enthusiastic team member • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Able to exercise good commercial judgement • An understanding of budgeting and resource allocation Desirable • An understanding of the wider Defence and Security context • Knowledge of any, or all of: Information Management Systems Electronic warfare test systems Sonobouy test systems Electromagnetic test and analysis systems Acoustic signature measurement systems Radar Cross Section measurement systems Aircraft Mission System test systems Experience & Qualifications • Project Management qualification or equivalent • Proven ability to decompose complex issues, to an appropriate level of detail, in a methodical manner • Proven ability to identify, mitigate risks and resolve issues before impact to maintain project timescales and cost • Experience of procurement and tendering processes (e.g. the production of specifications, definition of supplier selection criteria and contracting) and management of suppliers under contract • Experience of systems and software engineering disciplines and lifecycle to develop complex products in the defence domain

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