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Project Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Wimborne

Job type: Contract

Category: Management

This role is based at Mission System's Headquarters in Wimborne, Dorset. We are able to offer flexible working arrangements, remote working with attendance on site as required. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with development experience, such as introducing modifications and changes, development lifecycle work. As a Project Manager, your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Excellent interpersonal skills (communication, motivation, persuasion). Drive, enthusiasm, initiative and a willingness to develop An ability to deal with ambiguities and uncertainties Good facilitator/mediator able to resolve conflict. An ability to take corporate or 'global' view and deal with senior stakeholders Qualified to deliver a single Category 1 project (Major scale and risk exposure / Strategic importance and benefits) or multiple Category 2* or Category 3** projects, * Medium exposure to risk and opportunity / importance to part of the organisation, ** Lower risk projects, tactical in nature Technical/ Business/ Project Management degree or equivalent experience plus with significant experience of managing projects and working within a project team, ideally including three throughout the full lifecycle Experience of managing at least three CAT 2 and 3 programs comprising similar functions (Commercial, Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, Quality Assurance) and technology (Defence / Aerospace) with a proven track record in delivery, Customer management and team leadership Financial awareness and the ability to manage cost in line with agreed budgets Project Management, Change Management and Continuous Improvement (CI) experience Clear knowledge of functional disciplines and supply chain management Knowledge and demonstrable experience of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) techniques Must have or be able to obtain SC level clearance and pass a criminal records check As a Project Manager, your main responsibilities will involve: Engaging with Customers; providing clear, concise updates on progress and identifying new opportunities for Cobham to provide support Delivering projects to agreed time, cost, quality and benefits parameters, managing and communicating change as required Directly motivating, and providing leadership to, the cross-functional team Organising, coordinating and directing the project activities Ensuring effective and open communication throughout the team and with stakeholders (both internal and external to Cobham) Leading the project's planning efforts and resolve resource conflicts across projects Managing relationships with key customer personnel Directing the functions within the project team Reporting for the project into the integrated programme organisation Integrating the outputs from the functions and manage the capabilities of the project team to support deliveries into the Customer Maintaining and operating the governance for the project Co-operating with management to meet the employer's legal duties and take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions Whilst there are no direct line reports, there will be considerable matrix management and supply chain partners to lead - stakeholder management and communication skills are core elements of this role Key measures and milestones; Implementation of post delivery support services on time and within cost to the required quality parameters to ensure customer satisfaction. Generation and delivery of all required program metrics/reports to the client standards and in a timely fashion About Eaton Mission Systems As the world's leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments. Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk. We offer challenging and rewarding roles across a wide range of disciplines that combine to make us a true global technology and service leader. Our ethos is rooted firmly in our history of innovation, leadership and empowerment and we take great pride in solving the big problems that others can't. If it can be done we can find a way. We believe in operating as a team, both among ourselves and alongside our partners. And we believe in pushing our potential to its very limit. After all, we did not get to where we are now, nor will we succeed in the future, by being unambiguous or complacent. For us, Every Mission Matters. Candidates will need to undergo baseline security clearance


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