Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland
Salary: Salary based on experience
Start Date: 2021-07-28
Reference: J141207
Contact Name: Kirsty Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2021 09:43

Job Description

KDC are looking for a Project Manager
Our client offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customising satellite platforms and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites.

Principle responsibilities will include:
customer liaison, planning project delivery, schedule management including identification of critical path activities, active risk management, management of project teams, sub-contractors and suppliers, managing project budgets in terms of cost and revenue and maintaining accurate forecasts.

Your responsibilities:

  • Deliver the company's projects allocated to budget, schedule, and quality constraints.
  • Ownership of the Project Management work-package of multiple development projects: planning, identifying, and progressing critical paths, maintaining accurate forecasts, and managing risks
  • Maintain accurate project forecasts and delivery of project revenue and profit expectations
  • Negotiate specific project requirements with customers and manage necessary variations
  • Actively manage risk, issue, and action registers, and project history logs
  • Monitor and report progress of projects to senior management
  • Manage the information flow to our project teams, partners, subcontractors, and other stakeholders
  • Chair project milestone reviews with customers (e.g. Critical Design Review) and ensure milestone schedules are met
  • Actively participate as part of the company management team in a manner fitting the position
  • Manage key stakeholders to ensure their continued support
  • Motivate and lead the Project teams to ensure a high level of performance
  • Co-ordinate sub-contractors, partners, and suppliers
  • Ensure continued resource availability to deliver the project plan
  • Manage customer expectations and maintain good working relationships
  • Ensure delivered products are compliant with the agreed Scope of Work
  • Ensure project is delivered within all statutory legal and procedural requirements
  • Ensure quality and delivery gives rise to repeat business.
You’ll need:
  • Experience of managing and delivering complex engineering development projects
  • Clear and disciplined competence in project management methodology, with professional certification highly desirable
  • Use of suitable tools such as Microsoft Project to schedule, track, and measure project status and performance
  • Definition, allocation, communication, and prioritisation of tasks and priorities, within a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing team
  • Ability to work well in an engineering development team and contribute to the development of junior team members
  • Strong leadership and negotiating skills for managing all key stakeholders including internal teams, supply-chain, customers and other key external stakeholders
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