NPI Project Manager - Aviation

Recruiter
Experis LTD
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
22 May 2021
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The business delivers high quality electrical power distribution and controls systems for a variety of state-of-art commercial and military aircraft platforms. This role is for an experienced Project Manager to deliver our latest power solutions from the New Product Introduction (NPI) phase through to full-scale production.

Essential Responsibilities

  • To scope, plan and deliver large, and often complex NPI projects as part of a wider customer-driven program to time, cost and quality
  • Use industry-established project management practices and techniques for initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & control and closure.
  • Use best practice methods for risk and opportunity management, schedule recovery and active scope management to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Actively manage a variety of stakeholders including the customer, the business leads and the programme management.
  • Identify ways to continuously improve NPI delivery, reducing inefficiency, cost and schedule where possible.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical discipline, or equivalent relevant job-based learning in project management.
  • A recognised professional qualification in project management, e.g. PMI, APM, Prince2.
  • Proven track-record of successful delivery of a product or service developed in line with NPI, engineering or business lifecycles.
  • Experience as a Lead Engineer or in a Technical Lead position
  • Aviation project management experience desirable but not essential.