|Job Title||Project Manager - Defence|
|Job Published||about 3 years ago|
Job Title: Project Manager - Defence (Ex- Military preferred)
Reporting to: Head of Programme
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (with travel to Taif and Jeddah)
Salary: £Competitive + circa 58 day's holiday + 4 flight tickets per year
Other details: This position is unaccompanied
Start date: ASAP
Our Client provides some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Their wide-ranging products and services cover air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology, and support services.
Our Client serves the needs of our customers by delivering a wide range of advanced defence, aerospace and security solutions that provide a technological and performance edge. They work together with local partners to engineer, manufacture, and develop the innovations that sustain economies, increase defence sovereignty and safeguard commercial interests.
The Project Manager is responsible to the Head of Programme for defining, planning, managing and delivering the following on Typhoon Qualification Project and Typhoon Training Centre (subject to contract) to meet both customer and business requirements. The Job Holder will be responsible into the Head of Programme for managing all aspects of the project to cost, time and quality.
The key aspect of this role will focus on the delivery of the Follow on Q and Typhoon Training Centre Contracts and for controlling and reporting Project performance in accordance with Company procedures and mandates.
The Job Holder will liaise with the Training Manager and other key stakeholders to ensure that all aspects of the Project are fully defined to ensure Customer requirements are achieved in accordance with all business and commercial criteria, as well as company policies and procedures. In doing so the Project Manager will support the Head of Programme to develop and maintain project plans and budgets which will deliver to Customer and business needs, ensuring that these plans are consistent with overall programme needs, and that specific deadlines and milestones are agreed and communicated to all parties involved.
The Job Holder will manage, control and monitor the Project so that it is delivered to agreed time, cost and quality requirements, regularly reviewing and reporting on progress against plan and, where necessary, intervening to resolve issues which threaten delivery to plan. To achieve this it will be necessary to ensure that the project adheres to all policies and procedures and that they are carried out in such a way as to minimise risk and maximise opportunities.
The role requires the application of Project Management skills covering the entire Project Lifecycle. The Project Manager will support the Head of Programme in the application of and compliance with the company's Operational Framework, PM functional processes, including LCM and on all projects and tasks. Specifically Planning, Monitoring and Control; Risk and Opportunity Management, Performance Management and Life Cycle Management, Bid Status and Phase and Contract Reviews.