Job Description

Project Manager/Engineer - Barrow - Defence

Based in Barrow a Project Engineer is required on a 12 month contract basis to work for a major defence client.

This is an great opportunity to join a leading edge and exciting programme of work which does offer an excellent working environment.

You'll be required to carry out a full range of activities in support of project management, given responsibility for aspects of a project and facilitating the effective delivery of projects/programmes.

  • Contribute to the development of project definitions.
  • Support the development of project plans.
  • Prepare analyses and collate data (including determining the availability of resources) to support the effective development of more detailed plans.
  • Gather data, update project plans and generate project progress reports on behalf of the project manager.
  • Monitor, within defined frameworks and in assigned areas, activities carried out on projects/programmes to support their effective delivery.
  • Maintain project documentation. Identify and expedite actions to respond to issues and deviations from the contract.
  • Deputising for the Project Leader as required.
  • Assist Control Account Managers in the Project Planning and Control Processes.

Key Skills

  • Proven Project Management tools and techniques.
  • HNC / Certificate in Project Management or equivalent level of qualification.
  • Submarines business processes and ideally come from a defence background.
  • You will also be required to build relationships with stakeholders so strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Highly organised and have the ability to work well in a high pressured role.
  • Excellent work ethic, committed, enthusiastic and driven to succeed.
  • LCM Awareness/ Assessor
  • Specialist Professional Qualification/ Risk Certificate Level 1

If you would like to be considered for this role please don't hesitate to click apply or call Daniel McShane for more information.

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