Project Manager

Teledyne Technologies

Direct Entry Job Permanent Shipley, UK

Uploaded 9 Dec 2020

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to successfully manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering project team to fulfil the requirements of the Airbus One Web Satellite Programme.

  • Provide strong project leadership to the respective engineering project teams.
  • Work with the Technical Leads to plan specific design activities and allocate resources to meet the objectives of the Airbus One Web Satellite Programme.
  • Provide day-to-day project management for all assigned projects.
  • Undertake cross project resource analysis, advising on any conflicts and prioritisation.
  • Develop an open engineering culture supportive of information sharing & the stimulation of new ideas.
  • Undertake definition & detailed planning of specific product development projects in conjunction with the technical Lead staff throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Be responsible for the achievement of the cost and schedule objectives of each product development project as detailed within the Customer order documents. (Customer may also be internal for PV projects)
  • Adhere to the Project Management Process and provide regular feedback on respective projects with respect to progress achieved, work left to complete, new issues and risk identification and mitigation.
  • Provide exception reports to senior management where any change to a project plan has an adverse effect on the overall Programme.
  • Provide a focal point of contact on assigned projects for all the stakeholders and project team members.
  • Take a lead in the generation and support commercial proposals as part of the bid team as new enquiries are received through the Sales function.
  • Identify and lead, where required, improvements to product development performance, risk, cost and schedule management processes.

Person Specification

  • A strong track record of successfully delivering technology programmes and projects, preferably in the Space or Defence sectors.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and using your influencing skills to overcome challenges
  • Able to show commercial awareness and to interact with customers and suppliers.
  • Professional qualification preferable.
  • A track record of creativity and innovation.
  • Knowledge of active and passive RF and microwave technology, including amplifier, mixer, oscillator and filter-type technologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project software and Microsoft Office are essential.