A Project Manager to lead and manage cross-functional teams to support Security Capital Investment projects, including a programme of work to upgrade the security systems at a number of BAE SYSTEMS Land UK sites. In addition working with the operations organisation to support and facilitate manufacturing improvement projects. These are crucial projects for site improvements and maintaining regulatory requirements, reducing the security and health and safety risk on each site.
Responsibilities include the following:
Leadership of assigned projects to achieve delivery on schedule, within cost budget and to the required quality standard.
Appropriate application of BAE Systems Life Cycle Management process of independent gate reviews, creation and coordination of project management plans, where appropriate.
Scheduling of assigned projects using 3-point estimate techniques and MS Project software.
Management of resources and work packages ensuring that competent people are available to satisfy project requirements whilst maintaining effective resource utilisation.
Management of risk and opportunity on the assigned projects using Predict! Software.
Development of effective relationships with both internal and external customers, playing a leading role in the swift and effective resolution of project issues.
Planning and management of projects using the SAP Project System module of our Business Enterprise Software.
Reporting of project performance including financial data in accordance with company procedures, with suitable use of escalation processes.
Supporting the wider Project Management community in process improvement.
Active participation in Safety Initiatives.
Potential line-management of junior project staff.
Competencies/Skills and Expertise
Competencies/Skills and Expertise include the following:
Degree-level qualification or comparable experience .
Experience of managing projects to schedule (3 years minimum).
Experience in the defence or a related industry.
Knowledge of scheduling and risk software tools (e.g. MS Project).
Formal training in Project Management (accredited by APM, PMI or PRINCE).
Experience of working in a safety-critical manufacturing environment.
Understanding of Risk Management Process.
Experience of SAP would be an advantage.
Leadership Skills including assertiveness to achieve results.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Attention to detail.
The role is based in Glascoed, however UK travel will be required.
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