Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Chester
Salary: £0 - £30 per hour
Start Date: 2018-05-21
Reference: J14006
Contact Name: Abi Hart
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2018 09:29

Job Description

KDC are working with a leading organisation in the Aerospace industry who are seeking experienced Project Managers to support their Local Programme Team on Single Aisle Aircraft. This position will be based at the Chester site on an initial 6 month contract. You will support the LPT SA team in all aspects of professional project management to achieve time, cost and performance objectives.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
• Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Business Administration or other
• Experience in Programmes and Project Management in an Aircraft Engineering environment
• Stakeholder management skills
• Work package management
• Ramp-up, Planning & Capex
• Change Control & MOD implementation
• Recurring Cost/Price & Business Performance

Key tasks and responsibilities:
• Establish an end to end project plan and control all changes versus the initial plans.
• Stakeholder Management - ensure the project is aligned with interfacing projects and operations.
• Ensure the definition and set-up of a Work Breakdown Structure.
• Analyse collected information to anticipate deviations from targets and proposals of preventive and corrective actions to support proper decision making at project level.
• Identification and tracking of critical paths.
• Proposing changes in work flow to mitigate delays and risks as well as to implement opportunities.
• Responsible for implementing the Risk & Opportunity Management process in line with existing Risk Management framework.
• Preparation of reports as required. Defining and delivering relevant KPls & dashboards managing follow-up and reporting.
• Implementation of Digital Control Room (DCR) functionalities within the LPT. Using professional PM software tools to increase transparency, speed-up manual operations, support faster and better decisions (e.g. UP3P, RELY, DCR, PALANTIR)