Based: flexible provided you can commute easily to our Cheltenham site.
Term: 18 - 24 month fixed term contract – potential for this to be extended.
Ultra is transforming…our mission is to innovate today for a safer tomorrow.
An opportunity to work with Ultra at an exciting time of change and development. We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to successfully execute and deliver a site consolidation project in line with the project plan.
You will ensure tasks are completed to budget in-line with the project plan, whilst always ensuring that our customers and statutory requirements are met.
Successful delivery of the project meeting the criteria of cost, time and quality
Management of the project team
Financial & contractual management of the project
Project planning & reporting
Execution of the project in-line with the project plan
Developing the project plan with clear targets and internal workflow management
Manage both project stakeholders and the project team
Manage the project risks and resolution of any conflicts
Manage the project schedule and budget
Analysis, interpretation and delivery of project requirements
Provide accurate and detailed ongoing project resourcing
Ensure stakeholders are kept informed to manage customers and other external parties as necessary
Carry out all duties in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
Applicants will be required to meet the minimum requirements of SC Security Clearance.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Experience of working within Aerospace, Defence or similar regulated environment, ideally with product transfer projects is preferred
Successfully led and delivered significant and complex business transformation projects involving multi-functional teams
Successfully led change management programmes
Educated to Degree level or equivalent or relevant industry experience at this level
Strong project management and relationship building skills
Resourceful self-starter who demonstrates leadership skills and instincts
Team player, receptive to ideas
Shares information and keeps stakeholders informed
Confident presenter, communicator and influencer (internal and external)
Enthusiastic work ethic able to prioritise/deal with large workload fluctuations and work under pressure
Proven capability to drive a performance management orientated culture and adapt to a quickly changing work environment
Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel is essential
Seeks solutions to problems encountered and demonstrates positive ‘can do’ behaviours
Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities.
The Cheltenham office has free parking, onsite restaurant and local transport links. In addition you will receive:
* Flexible working within core working hours
* 25 days holiday with the option to buy/sell 5 days plus bank holidays.
* 4 times your annual salary in life assurance
* Flexible benefits package (benefits such as, new car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, health screening and more!)
* Pension Scheme
* Supportive and friendly working environment with regular team events
What We Do:
Ultra Precision Control Systems is an operating business of Ultra, a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries. Clients call upon specialist electronic, mechanical and pneumatic capabilities to provide innovative solutions that meet the environmental and operational requirements of high reliability environments.
With innovative engineers, skilled project managers and experienced manufacturing personnel to be found at the heart of the organisation, Ultra is able to continue to produce and develop products that push the limits of technology and respond to the ever changing demands of the industry.
How to Apply:
If you believe you have the skills and experience required to join our team then please click apply and upload your CV now.
Here at Ultra we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity. Underpinned by our values, behaviours and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be the best version of yourself. We also believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures will increase our diversity of thinking, ensuring we continue to successfully deliver to our customers.
We therefore do not discriminate on the basis of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible