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Senior Project Manager

Rugeley, Staffordshire
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our Projects Department at Ultra Maritime, SMaP based in Staffordshire. In this role you will be reporting to the Programme Manager and will be responsible for the co-ordination of project management activity across a number of complex and high value projects, leading a large cross-functional project team, and taking a lead in bid activity. You will be an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record in successful delivery of complex projects. Key responsibilities as a Senior Project Manager Be the primary customer contact. Successfully manage a portfolio of similar or related projects for a business stream achieving customer requirements along with meeting the business goals of schedule, budget, deliveries, risk management and winning new/follow on business. Monitor project performance against plan and identify appropriate corrective actions by conducting periodic cost, schedule, performance and risk reviews. Prioritise, identify and obtain the required resources, including facilities, tools and personnel to achieve successful project execution. Supply accurate cost and schedule information in the preparation of bids. Provide effective leadership, manage all customer interfaces, and communicate effectively to Senior Management, team members and peers to establish a common understanding of Project Scope and plan for successful programme execution Motivate the team by communicating a shared vision, providing direction, setting goals and mentoring, creating a team environment that encourages people to work towards common objectives Carry out other duties that may reasonably be required by the Programmes Director or the Programme Manager in support of department activities Personal attributes as a Senior Project Manager Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing full lifecycle product development. Educated to degree level in Business/Engineering. APM qualified (or equivalent). Excellent leadership, delegation and team work skills. Excellent communication, influencing and persuading skills. High commercial and business awareness, customer focus and sales orientation. Resilient able to operate effectively under stretching project constraints, pressure and displays sound judgement at all times PC and keyboard literate and working knowledge of project management tools, plus working knowledge of IFS or an equivalent ERP system. Experience of managing multi-disciplined projects with a focus on systems engineering and integration is highly desirable. A background in 440V, 3 phase Power projects and/or in the Defence industry would be advantageous. Routine UK and occasional overseas travel will be required. Please note: The successful candidate will be required to obtain relevant security vetting level required for the role
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  • Job Reference: 718105135-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ultra
  • Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent