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Project Manager

Ref no. BHN534441
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Looking to join an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!

Key skills required for this role

Project / Projects / Management / Delivery / Defence


Project / Projects / Management / Delivery / Defence

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

"Great company with wide and varied opportunities, lots of interesting projects and very talented people to learn from and grow from" Dec 2021 *Glassdoor review

"Dynamic, Agile company with good career opportunities" July 2021 *Glassdoor review

Overview: As Project Manager, your primary role is to plan and manage development and support projects which allow the business to deliver its strategic objective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execution of development & support projects throughout project life cycle in accordance with defined time, budget, and quality objectives.
  • Create and maintain Project Management Plans, ensuring timely, responsive completion of deliverables
  • Create and maintain project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).
  • Identify stakeholders and create Project Communications Plans.
  • Develop appropriate strategies for effectively engaging stakeholders in project decision and execution.
  • Manage and control costs as per the project budget.
  • Report and present project KPIs to Senior Management Team.
  • Manage project scope and perform integrated change control.
  • Facilitate communications between key internal department resources (i.e. Business Development, Engineering, Commercial).
  • Support Procurement to establish and maintain key supplier relationships.
  • Conduct risk management planning, identification, analysis, and response planning.
  • Ensure project records are maintained and made available in accordance with project management processes and company policies.

  • Ownership of tactical/operational plans for the programs assigned.
  • Ability to recommend strategies that will impact mid to long term business achievements through program opportunities

Experience needed:

  • Holds Project Management qualification (PMI, APM or global equivalent)
  • An action-oriented person who drives results with strong customer focus
  • Strong communicator with excellent leadership skills


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous
  • An Engineering background in Software/Systems/Electronics/Mechanical


Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities.

  • Flexible working within core working hours
  • 25 days' holiday with the option to buy/sell 5 days plus bank holidays.
  • 4 times your annual salary in life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package (benefits such as new car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, health screening and more!)
  • Pension Scheme

For full information, please get in touch!

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