Job Description

Project Manager - Aerospace

A Project Manager is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Edinburgh

This is a 12-month contract with a leading UK Defence business.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:

  • Management and leadership of the project and delivery team
  • Supporting the development of business cases and bidding documentation
  • Identifying project objectives and outcomes
  • Developing and tracking project plans, budget and schedule
  • The identification, development and management of stakeholder relationships
  • Accurate reporting of project status to team members, leadership and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring business, project and quality management processes are effectively applied across projects
  • Identifying project quality goals and lifecycle management (Gate) reviews
  • Managing product safety and risk / opportunity assessments
  • Identifying key skills required and developing the project team
  • Mentoring of team members, providing guidance and support

Key skills required for the PM

  • Complex project management, mentoring staff and leading teams
  • Working to defined and structured lifecycle processes with formal gate reviews and a culture of measurement and continuous improvement
  • Working to quality standards and qualifications, AS9100 desirable
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Decision-making and leadership
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategic planning, risk management and/or change management

The role is based in Edinburgh Scotland

If you are a PM looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on kfoston@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9200

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