Project Manager

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
UK - Birkenhead
Job Advert Description

Primary Purpose
The Project Manager is to deliver assigned projects, contracts and tasks within the agreed timescale and resource budget that meet the customer’s contracted requirements. 

Secondary Roles 

The Project Manager is to:

Fulfil Project Management Organisation functions as assigned by the Head of Programme Management Organisation (Dual hatted as Head CSBU). Particularly:

Providing direct support to and manage the Business’ product related Project and/or Contract Delivery.

Support Sales staff in the preparation and presentation of tender or quote proposals.

Act as the Customer’s primary point of contact for project or contract delivery and support Sales Staff for commercial elements once a project is live.

Support and deputise (as required) for the Head of Programme Management Organisation

Provide organizational leadership to all members assigned to a cross functional project team.
Identify the skills required in, and then lead, a multi-functional team including design engineers, test engineers and other specialist staff as assigned/required to deliver the Project or Contract.

Function as the primary contact point, both internal and external, within a specified project/contract for all aspects of the delivery of the tasks stipulated within the contract.
Monitor and report on all elements of assigned project/contract, particularly budget, resource and milestone achievement.

Administer and execute PMO functions including KPI monitoring and reporting.
Identify project/contract risk, mitigation actions and contingency plans.

Ensure the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole.
Provide regular written or verbal (as required) status reports of project/contract progress internally and to the customer by the agreed time.

Assist in the preparation of proposals, costs identification, and quotes, including review of: Specifications, Terms & Conditions, Sub-contractor selection, Equipment selection and Overall cost structure.

Perform other related duties as required.

COMPETENCIES (Core Competency is the demonstrated ability to carry out the primary responsibilities of the job that are detailed in the essential duties of this job description)

Work to competencies as defined in the Programme Management Organisation skills matrix at the level assigned in the individuals Performance Development Reviews.


Degree qualified (or equivalent relevant experience to meet the requirements of the role).
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably a minimum of 5 years in a Project Management position, ideally in an aerospace EASA Part 21 G or DAOS environment.

Experience working with integrated programme teams leading manufacturing development plans for products, preferably aerospace related.

Hands-on experience in Textile or Composites manufacturing environment is preferred.
Knowledge of PFMEA methods.

Knowledge of document and configuration control method of manufacturing.
Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint with knowledge of ERP systems preferred.


Project Planning – MS Project
DAOS Awareness
Project Files
Risk Assessment
Company Procedures
Change Control
ISO AS 9100 Awareness


Significant previous experience leading a multifunctional project/contract team in a matrix organization, manufacturing and a new product introduction environment.

Experience of monitoring and delivering a technical project or contract, including budgets.

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