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Project Manager - Communication Products Group

Zoek Pin Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

£38.44 - £50.25/hour

Contract (Full time)

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Project Manager - Communication Products Group

Location: Stevenage (Following a familiarisation period on site this role will be working from home then working on site once COVID restrictions are lifted by the client)
Duration: Six months with likely extension
Work Pattern: Monday to Friday with some overtime evenings and weekends
Rate: £ Umbrella - £ PAYE (inside IR35)

Job Profile:
The role is to manage a multi-functional team (including Engineering, Procurement, Production and PA functions) to develop and produce electronic equipment for satellite applications.
The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.
As such you will be the primary interface to the customer ensuring that deliverables are produced in-line with the project schedule and relevant gate/quality reviews and customer reviews.
You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the equipment/deliverables and ensure the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.

Reports to:Head of Proposals and Projects (Communication Products Group)
Supervises:Project teams from 5-50 people

Skills/Experience Required:
The ability to communicate in a relevant manner with all parties including -

*Internal/external customer
*Product Group Management
*Systems Design team
*Engineering / Design
*Quality / Product Assurance
*Production / Test
*Procurement / Suppliers

A proven track record of project delivery in a high-quality electrical, electronic or mechanical development environment.
Proven track record of leading multi-disciplined team to deliver complex and challenging development projects.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in communication, delegation and motivation.
To have good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core team constantly, achieving best value for the customer.
Good communication skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions to a range of stakeholders

Core Duties:
Drive the Project from proposal to delivery
Drive development
Drives budgets, schedule, dependency analysis, risk management, and risk mitigation strategy
Coordinate stakeholder management
Lead and facilitate Multi-functional Core Team

Set Team / Individual Project objectives
Endorse Project goals and define Development Plan
Implementation of divisional standards
Communicate milestone issues with core team

Manage projects and establish EAC / CTC throughout the project life cycle in line with company processes
Ensure programmes effectively focus on mitigation of risk to result in successful completion
Deliver programmes on time, on quality and in costs
Responsible for overall internal and contractual compliance to the product & project requirements
Details Work Breakdown Structures/Packages
Triggers internal Design Reviews
Provide inputs to the Monthly Review, Business Reviews and other relevant reviews and in line with the agreed methods and principles
Drives tight change control management and impact reviews
Triggers and coordinates gate/quality reviews
Resolves project / functional conflicts
Provides input to functional managers for Team Members performance evaluation
Manage resources assignment within Core Team
Configuration management of project and manufacturing documents
Liaises on cross project shared resources and facility conflicts

Be the point of contact for customers, proposals and/or projects.
Develop relationships with external suppliers
Act as the Project Champion (advocate)
Centralise customer interface (Reporting, meetings etc…)
Provide Project reporting

Ensure proposals are bid in line with product strategy - play an active role in bid/no-bid decisions
Implements project level Make-Buy analysis and decision
Ensure proposals are produced on time and effectively answer the RFP
Ensure that proposals are supported and that lessons learnt are incorporated to allow cost models and reductions are

Security Clearance: Current SC required

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