Project Manager

  • Job Reference: N4126-2A
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Gregory-Martin International
  • Location: Marlow / Remote Working
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Project Manager – Aerospace, Defence, Radio Communications 


Our client is looking for a Project Manager who has what it takes to manage multiple complex projects to completion. You will lead projects through every stage of the project life cycle, from planning to delivery.  This is a dynamic, fast paced technical environment requiring the ability to maintain focus under pressure.


As a Project Manager, you will be a key member of their team, responsible for establishing and maintaining a strong rapport internally as well as with clients, contractors and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have excellent and demonstrable Leadership, communication and time management skills as well as a strong will to get things done.


Requirements – Project Manager:

  • Relevant technical degree
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience delivering projects within a technical engineering environment
  • Strong commercial and contractual awareness
  • Must be willing to travel on occasion
  • Expertise within PM software such as Primavera or Microsoft Project.
  • Advanced negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present technical and complex information clearly and concisely at a level appropriate to the target audience
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and time constraints in a fast paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or equivalent certification
  • Experience in managing CAT 2 & 3 Projects
  • SC Clearance
  • Military/defence experience


Responsibilities – Project Manager:

  • You will ensure all project deliverables, deadlines and client expectations are met as long as aligned with contractual obligations
  • You will actively seek to increase contract value and benefits through the contracts change management process
  • You will lead project planning sessions to set clear project goals and objectives, determine timelines, define tasks, and outline resources necessary to successfully complete the project
  • You will monitor the progress of projects, including addressing issues that may arise and ensuring project deliverables are completed to specification, time and to budget
  • You will use an appropriate tracking tool to coordinate different elements of the project
  • You will follow standard processes as defined by the company.
  • You will organise regular status and review meetings as necessary, including generating and distributing meeting minutes
  • You will develop and analyse data to prepare accurate financial forecasts and reports
  • You will gather resources, identify potential constraints based on activities and timeframes, and define solutions to manage any constraints identified
  • You will implement a relevant risk management plan to minimise foreseeable disruptions
  • You will oversee all incoming and outgoing project documentation
  • You will maintain adherence to company style and branding in all outgoing communications
  • You will report regularly to management and relevant stakeholders on the progress of the project, challenges, resolutions and alterations


Keywords:  Project Manager, Project Management, Defence, MOD, military, Radar, EW, Communication Systems Aerospace, Risk Management, Planning, EVM, Earned Value, PMP, Full Project Lifecyle, Primavera, P6, MS Project, Microsoft , CAT2 and CAT 3 Projects, RF, Radio, Electronics Warfare, Safety Critical Systems, Avionics, Engineering, Antenna Systems, Microwave Systems


Project Manager – Radio Communication Systems Defence, Aerospace 

Salary:  £50,000 to £65,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits, flexi working

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire / Remote Working