Project Manager (Electronic Communications)

09 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Project Manager with exposure to projects in an electronics or RF communications environment? Our client is ideally seeking a Project Manager with an electronics or RF communications background, as you will be managing electronics and communications biased Systems Engineers.

The ideal candidate will be HNC / HND qualified as a minimum with experience; degree qualifications are not essential, and they would prefer experience over qualifications. Bid experience would be very advantageous as you will be getting involved in bid preparation and bid writing with the business development team, so an understanding of taking a project from initial bid stage through to delivery is required.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the industry at a company renowned for cutting edge technologies and innovative solutions.

You will have the following responsibilities:

Developing and managing teams
Preparing and maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project objectives and constraints
Preparing and maintaining schedules of activities and events of projects and/or programmes in portfolios, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
Identifying and monitoring project risks, planning and implementing responses to them, and responding to other issues that affect projects
Developing, maintaining, and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs.

Qualifications & Experience

APMP certified or equivalent
Proven experience managing projects
Ability to advise / supervise people at Assistant Project Management level
Capable of the management of a project across more than one discipline and have sufficient knowledge to understand the technical aspects of the work
A track record of successful project delivery (budget / schedule / quality)
Ability to prioritise tasks and to work autonomously
Ability to gain SC level Security Clearance and the ability and willingness to gain DV level Security Clearance
Background of management in a Defence Engineering or Service Delivery environment would be very well received
Knowledge of Defence Communications Products and Services is desirable
Strong communication skills - both written and verbal.

Job Title:Project Manager Electronic Communications
Location: Bristol, South West
Job Ref: LF/HQ 12382
Salary: DOE

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy