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Project Manager (aerospace / Defence)

Salary: £45,000

Location: Plymouth

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Planet Forward have recently been engaged by a leading aerospace and defence company. Our client are seeking a Project Manager to join their team in Plymouth. The company manufacture products for control, navigation and guidance for surface and air applications in the global aerospace and defence markets and are well respected within their industry. Position Overview: We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will report directly to a Value Stream Leader with responsibility for delivering a range of development and production programmes. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with experience of driving a cross-functional team to deliver on time and on budget. The role is expected to offer further opportunities for development to widen the breadth of knowledge and further the career of the successful applicant. Duties & Responsibilities: * Planning, initiation and management of engineering projects for Product Development and Production Engineering. * Management and progress monitoring of the project through the full lifecycle from concept to the production line. * Monitoring and reporting of key project metrics and milestone completion. * Management of project risks and linkage to business risk management process. * Creation and management of project plans incorporating product development and test. * Ensuring the effective integration of various functional teams including Design, Production and Suppliers. * Building and maintaining effective external relationships with customers through strong interpersonal skills across cultural boundaries. Key Skills Required: * Proven project delivery experience, including bid and risk management * Strong interpersonal skills * Strong communication skills * Ideally degree qualified in Business/Project Management or an Engineering discipline. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch for a confidential conversation on (phone number removed). We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Each company within the Planet Equity Group is a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you in line with GDPR guidelines. Full details regarding how we hold your data is available within our Privacy Notice accessible at our website

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