project manager in portsmouth

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£ 50,000 per year
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portsmouth, south east
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job type
working hours
£ 50,000 per year
reference number
01489 560130

job description

Project Manager

Are you a highly experience Project Manager who has a desier to work in a dfence and aerospace business? Do you have the skills to mutli task multiple porjects which are of high value? If so then this is the role for you!

We are looking to recruit for our top Defence client a Project Manager to lead the successful execution of contracted projects and the development of proposals. This Project Manager role is required to define, initiate, lead and manage proposals within the businesses portfolio of programmes across our 3 south of England sites.

The ideal candidate will already be familiar with a wide range of specialized process tools, and materials, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint and industry recognised systems to manage risks, issues & opportunities, contracts, change processing and estimating.


  • Lead proposal development in support of additional work scope and manage pre-award performance to budget.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all project management areas in accordance with accepted project management standards in the industry (e.g. PMI, Project Management Body of Knowledge, ANSI, and ISO standards).
  • Identify key stakeholder project specific objectives and requirements including Customer and Supplier dependencies. Develop solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and innovation.
  • Facilitate or lead others in facilitating negotiations involving major project parameters such as deliverable definition and performance objectives (e.g., cost, schedule, quality).
  • Develop project plans and define deliverables that meet identified requirements, and Customer expectations.
  • Identify and manage project risks, issues and opportunities.
  • Ensure project team member responsibilities, accountability and authority are clearly documented and understood. Ensure assigned individuals are executing the identified and assigned tasks and provide appropriate tracking and reporting per plan. Provide input of team member performance to management, where appropriate.
    * Establish and maintain communications and relationships with project and functional organisation including senior staff and line management and with Customer counterparts.

General Competencies:

  • Project Management - thorough knowledge and proficiency in all project management areas in accordance with Defence Industry project management standards.
  • Change Management
  • Earned Value Management
  • Leadership - complete ability to lead and direct the activities and resources within and across
    * Communication - excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to listen, assimilate, evaluate and summarise. Sound ability to communicate with the customer at all levels.
    * Commercial awareness and ability to work within and remain compliant with Commercial process.
    * Project Lifecycle knowledge - sound knowledge of the Project Lifecycle from requirements definition, proposal preparation and negotiation and project implementation through to completion.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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educational requirements

High School