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Contract Project Manager Space

Posted 8 March by Vector Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

This leading technology company develop cutting edge electromechanical systems for the Global Space Industry. Due to the essential nature of their core technology the company are exceedingly busy and anticipating this to continue. As such they have a need for a Contract Technical Project Manager with proven experience working in the Space Industry. Initial 1 year contract. As a key member of the management team the Project Manager you will use your prior experience of managing technical projects within the Space Industry to lead cutting edge space technology projects for companies operating in the global space industry.

As a Project Manager (Space Industry) you will be responsible for:
* Project manage a diverse portfolio of Product Development projects (size of projects varies, generally between £100k to £1million, average length is 18 - 24 months)
* Responsible for the full life-cycle from bid generation through detailed planning, project delivery to close out
* Financial planning, managing and reporting of Product Development projects
* Work package and task management following project-management best-practice philosophies centred on the APMP qualification or PRINCE2 methodology
* Motivate, supervise and facilitate multi-disciplined teams
* Resource management of the Product Development team
* Contribute to the continuous improvement of the business
* Reporting to the Delivery Manager and the wider business

Essential Skills and Experience:
* Masters / Degree qualified in a technical discipline (eg Space Systems, Electronics, Mechanical, Aerospace, Mechatronics, Physics, etc)
* Proven experience of Project Managing for the delivery of Space Products (ideally Electro mechanical)
* Previous experience of leading teams, planning and reporting
* Strong communication skills at all levels with an ability to provide solutions
* Ability to work well under pressure to demanding timescales
* Strong IT skills including MS Office, MS Project
* Enthusiastic, hardworking and professional approach essential.

Salary: £40ph - £55ph (1 year contract)

Required skills

  • Electronics
  • ESA
  • Mechanical
  • Spacecraft
  • Project Manager
  • Prince 2
  • Electro Mechanical
  • Electromechanical
  • Space Industry
  • Space station

Reference: 34638030

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