Project Manager

Location
East Sussex
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
03 May 2017
Ref
1142317
Contact
William James
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
Project Manager
Competitive Salary
East Sussex

The Project Manager will manage a major manufacturing project at our facility in Hastings.
Managing the overall project schedule, overseeing schedule risk, project costs, earned value status, and execution of a large scale Manufacturing programme.
The role holder will be able to establish and maintain all the associated information to ensure the project is executed per contract requirements.
The role will require some travel within the UK and International.

Responsibilities
*Reporting into the EvO product development organisation, the role will be accountable for MPPS production in Hastings.
*Collaboration with international design teams to ensure targets are achieved (some travel may be required).
*Pro-actively manage and report on project risk, making changes for cost effective risk reduction.
*Provide weekly & monthly management reports (status, analysis, recommendations) into the programme governance team
*Interact with engineers, manufacturing teams, team leaders, suppliers and management to report progress, risks and issues on projects.
*Ensure assigned areas of the project are delivered within cost and schedule constraints at appropriate level of performance and quality.
* Monitor and control expenditure of budget within assigned control account.
* Report project status at daily, weekly and monthly meetings.

Education/Experience
*Knowledge: Demonstrable practical understanding and experience of project lifecycles and project delivery
*Experience of project management in a product development and manufacturing environment.
*Able to influence product development to ensure successful manufacturing programme delivery.
*Personal abilities: Ability to clearly identify key issues and articulate project status Be proactive and responsive in a dynamic work environment
*Strong demonstrable experience in Project Management with significant Electronics Manufacturing elements is essential.