Project Manager (Electronics Engineering) Job, Kent

Would you like to work on hugely complex commercial and military projects within Electronic Intelligence and Support? Our client has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager at their site in Kent

Project Manager (Electronics Engineering) – £Competetive Salary & Benefits package – Kent

*Candidates will be required to satisfy full UK SC Clearance for this position

Would you like to work on hugely complex commercial and military projects within Electronic Intelligence and Support? Our client has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager at their site in Kent

As a Project Manager you will be reporting into directly to the Product Director and working with the company’s key stakeholders such as; Senior Management, suppliers, customers and a multi-functional team.

This role will provide you with working on a small portfolio of projects with a rough estimate of £20Million in value along with managing a small team of project managers.

Some travel will be required to various sites and globally on an adhoc basis.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager – Engineering will involve:

  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project
  • Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management methodologies when appropriate
  • Driving ownership of Work Packages and tasks throughout the project team
  • Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved
  • Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions
  • Achieving the agreed project cost, sales, margin and cash flow targets
  • Managing a small multi-functional team

Your skills and qualifications as a Project Manager – Engineering:

  • Experience of Earned Value Management methodologies
  • Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions
  • Proven experience of developing and maintaining excellent customer relations
  • Ideally experience in Aerospace and defence business
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project
  • Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions with clarity in an environment of ambiguity & uncertainty
  • Broad cross functional business experience would be desirable
  • Proven Track record in delivery of a Development Program
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching would be beneficial
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent – business or engineering desirable
  • A formal project management qualification (e.g. APMP, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2)

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