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Contract Project Manager

Salary: £45

Location: Abingdon

Job type: Contract

Category: Management

Contract Project Manager x 2 Remote Initial 3-month contract £40-£45 per hour We are recruiting for 2 x Contract Project Managers to join a global leader in the research and development of high technology instrumentation for the Space industry based near Oxford. Contract length is an initial 3 months. You will project manage spacecraft equipment through the full life-cycle from bid generation through detailed planning, design, analysis, manufacture, assembly and test. As a Project Manager (Space industry) you will be responsible for: * The delivery of multiple projects with individual values between £50k to £2m+. * Primary point of contact for customers including European Space Agency, SSTL, Airbus DS and Thales Alenia Space * Preparing inputs for proposals * Financial planning, managing and reporting * Work package and task management following project-management best-practice philosophies centred on the APMP qualification or PRINCE2 methodology * Motivate, supervise and facilitate multi-disciplined teams * Contribute to the continuous improvement of the business * Reporting to the Delivery Manager and the wider business Project Manager (Space Industry) Essential Skills and Experience: * Strong technical background in engineering or science, (preferably a degree-level or post-graduate level qualification) * Prince2 or PMP Project Management qualification * Previous experience of leading teams, planning and reporting * Strong communication skills at all levels with an ability to provide solution * Ability to work well under pressure to demanding timescales * Strong IT skills including MS Office, MS Project * Enthusiastic, hardworking and professional approach essential. Interested or know someone who might be? If so, get in contact with Darren Holmes at Vector Recruitment Ltd on (phone number removed) or (url removed)

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