Project Manager – Aerospace

  • Job Reference: N6030-539A
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2017
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Project Manager – Aerospace

Our client, a large highly successful global aerospace engineering organisation, they are looking for a Project Manager to be based in Wimborne.

Responsible for leading and managing one or more projects to deliver the agreed scope within planned quality, time and cost parameters to satisfy the specified requirements and drive for customer and stakeholder satisfaction. Motivating the whole team and supply chain to deliver the business case and margins expected.


Keys skills – Project Manager:
Project Management within an Engineering Company.
New product development within the Aerospace Industry. Understanding of Design, Development and Certification.
Has worked within Complex, multi-function products (mechanical, electrical, electronic / software).


Skills & Experience – Project Manager:

Degree or equivalent, pref within an Engineering discipline.

Formally trained/qualified in Project Management – Prince2/APM or similar.
Advanced leadership skills.
Goal orientation balancing task, team and individual needs to achieve the right outcomes
Advanced interpersonal skills (communication, motivation, persuasion).
Drive, enthusiasm, initiative and a willingness to develop.
Methodical and organised.
Good facilitator/mediator able to resolve conflict.
Able to take corporate or ‘global’ view.
An ability to develop team members and increase their efficiency and effectiveness.
Commercially and contractually aware.
Demonstrable PPM competences based on the PPM Level needed.
Further competencies will be provided via the competency matrix, and linked to the relevant job level.

Experience of managing multiple projects of the same or similar functions and technology, with proven delivery track record.
Strong knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.
Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques.

Tasks & Responsibilities – Project Manager:
Deliver project to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.
Direct motivate and provide leadership for the project team.
Organise, coordinate and direct the project activities.
Manage risks and issues proactively
Ensure effective and open communication throughout the project team and with stakeholders.
Lead the project teams planning efforts and Identify resource requirements based on agreed scope.
Manage relationships with key customer personnel.
Manage and deliver the required product (s) for each project, phase or stage motivating the supply chain.
Manage the tracking, updating and reporting progress and or variance on all aspects of the Project to include financials (EAC), project plans (IMS), work breakdown structures (WBS), project risk registers and LCM adherence with project reporting calendar to both internal and external customers.
Seek to minimise the effects of change ‘scope creep’, ensure changes are formally processed applying contract variations as needed.
Co-operate 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.


Project Manager – Aerospace

Salary:  Competitive plus excellent benefits

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset