Project Manager

  • Job Reference: N6030-962A
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Gregory-Martin International
  • Location: Wimborne / Remote Working
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • 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, Defence


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company. Due to an internal promotion, they have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager.     


You will be responsible for leading and managing the development and production projects, to deliver the agreed scope within planned quality, time and cost parameters and drive for customer and stakeholder satisfaction.  Responsible for leading bids and proposals to secure future opportunities with existing and new Customers


Our client offers flexible working arrangements, such as working remotely with attendance on site on an agreed basis as required.


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

  • Degree plus current or ideally 5+ years’ experience working in project teams and/or experience in the functional areas
  • Qualified to deliver projects of medium exposure to risk moving to projects or major scale and risk
  • Experience of managing low risk projects of minimal risk 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
  • Ideally have experience within the Aerospace/Defence sector


As a Project Manager, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Deliver project or bid 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
  • Deputies for IPT Leader as required


Keywords:  Project Manager, Project Management, Aerospace Defence, risk Management, Bids, Proposals, Project Lifecycle, PPM techniques, Project  Risk Registers, Supply Chain Management


Project Manager – Aerospace, Defence

Salary:  competitive plus bonus, Medical, Life Assurance, Income Protection, Pension, 25 days holiday, and many other flexible benefits

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset / flexible working arrangements, such as working remotely and attending on site as required