Project Manager – Avionics, Aerospace

  • Job Reference: N6030-568A
  • Date Posted: 16 October 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 – Avionics, Aerospace


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are looking for a Project Manager to work as part of their sub system IPT overseeing control & identification (C&I) products (e.g. black boxes) for major Air to Air refuelling programs. Working closely with the Avionics Engineering and Design team you will oversee full lifecycle projects (requirements, design, test and through life support). Motivating the whole team to deliver the business case and margins expected, you will be working on behalf of some major customers and the role is customer facing.


As a Project Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Experience of Avionics & Aerospace Project Management essential.

A background as a qualified engineer within avionics engineering is highly desirable.

APM or Prince 2 qualified.

Experience working in customer facing project teams.

Experience of managing Medium projects and working on large projects as Work Package Manager with the same or similar functions and technology, with a proven delivery track record.

Sufficient knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.

Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques.


As a Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

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


Keywords:  Project Manager, Aerospace, Avionics, APM, Prince 2, Project Lifecycle.


Project Manager – Avionics, Aerospace

Salary:  competitive plus excellent benefits, flexi-time

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset