Contract Project Manager Aerospace

Contract Project Manager x 2
Initial 3 month contract
£40-£45 per hour

We are recruiting for 2 x Contract Project Managers to join a global leader in the research and development of high technology instrumentation for the Space industry based near Oxford. Contract length is an initial 3 months. You will project manage spacecraft equipment through the full life-cycle from bid generation through detailed planning, design, analysis, manufacture, assembly and test.
As a Project Manager (Space industry) you will be responsible for

  • The delivery of multiple projects with individual values between £50k to £2m+.
  • Primary point of contact for customers including European Space Agency, SSTL, Airbus DS and Thales Alenia Space
  • Preparing inputs for proposals
  • Financial planning, managing and reporting
  • Work package and task management following project-management best-practice philosophies centred on the APMP qualification or PRINCE2 methodology
  • Motivate, supervise and facilitate multi-disciplined teams
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the business
  • Reporting to the Delivery Manager and the wider business

Project Manager (Space Industry) Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong technical background in mechanical or electrical engineering, (preferably a degree-level or post-graduate level qualification)
  • Prince2 or PMP Project management qualification
  • Previous experience of leading teams, planning and reporting
  • Strong communication skills at all levels with an ability to provide solutions
  • Ability to work well under pressure to demanding timescales
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office, MS Project
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking and professional approach essential.

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12235
  • Salary: £ - £
  • Consultant Name: Darren Holmes
  •   Abingdon Oxfordshire
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