Senior Project Manager – Aerospace, Electronics, Defence, Antenna Systems

  • Job Reference: N6030-658A
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Senior Project Manager – Aerospace, Electronics, Defence, Antenna Systems


Our client is a highly successful Global Aerospace company, they are looking for a Senior Aerospace Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager will deliver Antenna Systems programmes and management of complex/critical bids which will include air, land and sea systems. You will be responsible for assembling and leading Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) in order to deliver new products development and multiple highly complex projects. Responsible for delivery of the agreed scope to schedule, cost and quality and ensure customer satisfaction. Provide support into the IPT lead on a highly complex project or programme. 


As the Programme / Project Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

Degree or equivalent, preferably within an Engineering discipline,

Previous experience leading and managing IPTs.

Able to drive cross functional teams, (Engineering, Manufacturing etc.)

Formally trained/qualified in Project Management – Prince2/APM, PMP, MSP, APMP or similar

Excellent MS Project skills.

Demonstrable interpersonal skills with the ability to engage across all areas of the business including senior stakeholders.

Bid management of complex bids

New Product Development.

Background in Electronics, Defence and delivering products to market is key

Experience of managing very large and medium projects as Work Package Manager with the same or similar functions and technology with a proven delivery track record.

Strong supply chain management experience, able to manage the supply chain partners.


As the Programme/Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve: 

Assemble and lead project IPTs (Integrated Project Teams)

Leading teams to develop new products

Lead multiple projects ensuring delivery to time, cost and specification/quality whilst managing risk

Ensure all Life Cycle Management requirements are met. In particular all LCM reviews and gates to be planned and passed according to the process.

Ensure all milestones are invoiced on time.

Assist with the development of the programme management and bid management processes working with the process leads.


Keywords:  MS Project, Aerospace, Electronics, NPI, Bids, Defence. Project Management, RF, Communications, DSP, Radar, VHF, NPI.


Senior Project Manager – Aerospace, Electronics, Defence, Antenna Systems

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary: Very competitive salary, large company benefits including flexi time and up to 12% pension