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Project Manager - Bespoke - Portsmouth

£55000 per annum
28 Feb 2017
28 Mar 2017
Mark Maxwell
Clearance Level
Job Type

Project Manager - Portsmouth

One of the UK's Leading Partners in Science and Technology Research is looking for three Project Managers to come and join their Maritime Projects Division. They are a global organisation that is predominantly based in Europe, North America and Australia, but are going into emerging markets in Africa and South East Asia.

You will build and managing a team of highly technical multi-disciplined and enthusiastic individuals. There are three positions available within the Maritime Projects Division, each working on separate projects.


Three roles are available, each working on a different project:

  1. New Client Win: Experience of working with members of the investment team to develop the next generation RCS measurement system. Requires additional travel Malvern to liaise with capability team.
  2. Acoustic Signalling Project: Working on complex and critical sonar projects. Requires experiences of managing suppliers. Portsmouth based.
  3. Maritime Project: Software and System Integration experience is required. Portsmouth based.

Key Accountabilities

You will work numerous stakeholders in a diverse team; the responsibilities include:

  • Delivery the project to time, cost and quality
  • Successful engagement with stakeholders
  • Managing and maintaining the project team to develop a cost effective and extendible solution
  • Production of robust project plans and resource/cost schedules (EPM)
  • Production of open, honest and timely reports on the status of the project
  • Leadership of the project through the system engineering life cycle
  • Support the business to develop future pipeline work
  • Promotion of best practice

Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience / Good understanding of working within in a UK Government or Defence based environment.
  • Previously knowledge / experience with Solution Development.
  • Experience working with Complex or Critical Projects, such as; Systems Integration, Electronic Systems, or Management Solutions. Bespoke Projects experience is desirable.
  • Experience of systems and software engineering disciplines and life cycle to develop complex products in the defence domain
  • Track record of successful delivery of development and system integration of software and electronic systems projects to defined cost, time-scale and budget;

Location and Clearance

The positions are predominantly based in Portsmouth; travel to other facilities will be required.

The successful candidate must be willing to go through SC clearance upon starting. To be eligible candidates must have worked/lived in the UK for the last 5 years in order to be eligible.

For more information about the role, or to determine if you are eligible for SC Clearance please contact Mark Maxwell on 01619243659.