Project Support Professional
A Project Support Professional is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.
This is a 6-month contract with a leading UK defence business.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:-
Lead delivery of assigned projects to budget, schedule, scope and quality (value)
Work closely with CAM (accountable delivery manager), technical lead and project controller to achieve the above
Understand and assess project 'value', and ensure project remains on track to deliver value, identifying change as required
Authorisation of work within task budget
Customer, Partner & Supplier Liaison/negotiation and relationship building
Responsibility for application and compliance with Life Cycle Management
Produce inputs to monthly Contract Status Report (CSR)
Leadership and motivation of the project team
Inform decision making on resourcing strategy, subcontracts or supply chain.
Derivation / verification of Integrated Business Planning assumptions relating to the project
Management of risk and responsibility for risk contingencies
Define appropriateness of Project QMS
Manage project change
Closure of legacy contracts
Key attributes of a candidate include:
Experience in project management delivery and business winning environments
Ability/willingness to work proactively in a highly dynamic, flexible environment with tight timescales.
Good stakeholder management skills
Experience of working closely with engineering in technically challenging areas
Experience of working with commercial issues and with the commercial function
Experience of working with MoD and suppliers / partners is highly recommended,
PM Qualifications such as APMP Level D / APM Practitioner are beneficial but not necessary.The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds
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