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Project Manager - Product and Production

  • £40000 - £55000 per annum
  • Bristol Avon
  • Posted: 21/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439101136

Job Details


The successful candidate will be involved in the full project lifecycle from assisting with bids for new and continuing work to delivering existing long-term programmes of work. Specifically, the role involves the planning, monitoring and control of allocated projects across the Aerospace Technical Services (ATS) and Aerospace and Marine Systems (AMS) business units. Key to this is ensuring that projects are controlled in line with the company's Quality Management System (QMS) and project management procedures within the level of delegated authority. We operate projects based on the PRINCE2 approach and aligns with the principles of the Association for Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge (BoK).

The role would suit a variety of candidates who have previous engineering and current project management experience looking to move into a fast-moving company with a world-wide customer base.



• • General experience within aerospace, maritime or defence engineering environment

• • Experienced stakeholder manager, able to lead project reviews and generate effective reporting

• • Degree qualified in a science, technology, engineering, mathematics or related discipline

• • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project and MS Excel

• • Competent user of Microsoft office suite; including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• • Financially astute, able to create and manage project budgets, maintain margin and deliver returns

• • Experience of project management for small/medium scale production, experience of master production scheduling, quality control, certificate of conformance generation and non-conformance management

Desirable (no expectation that all can be met):

• Line management experience (of at least one other)

• Qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner (or Project Management Professional)

• Member of the Association of Project Management (MAPM), or equivalent

• Experience of UK/EU Export Control and Foreign Regulatory Frameworks (EAR/ITAR)

• Knowledge of (any) aerospace standards EASA CS25, CS23, FAA FAR25, FAR23, ARP 4754, Do-254 and Do-178B/C or functional safety related, such as IEC61508

• Experience of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, such as MS NAV/Dynamics or SAP


• Ability to lead self and others in challenging technical environments

• Able to work with a wide experience level from junior engineers to well-regarded technical consultants

• Self-starter, able to work within delegated authority

• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

• Ability to line manager at least one Project Co-Ordinator or Project Administrator

• Confident in prioritisation and managing concurrent workstreams

• Ability to manage own workload and work to deadlines

• Adept at working with highly technical engineering teams

• Be an effective communicator, both written and verbal

• A proactive and assertive nature with the motivation to succeed

• Able to travel nationally and internationally on an occasional basis

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.