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Project Manager

Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Manufacturing Project Manager

Are you a Manufacturing Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering successful projects?

Location: Stevenage (we may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: typically, 2 to 3 days per week on-site, due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship.

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

As a key member of our manufacturing project management team, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with other team members, challenge the norm, and implement change within our organisation. We offer stimulating challenges, personal development opportunities, and the chance to work with teams throughout the UK and internationally.

  • Deliver manufacturing projects within fixed cost programmes

  • Collaborate effectively in a diverse and dynamic work setting

  • Interface and influence customers and suppliers

  • Brief senior management level on project progress

  • Manage project scope, identify deviations, and negotiate changes

  • Identify risks and opportunity trends within cost, schedule, and quality data

  • Effectively manage risks and seize opportunities through thoughtful and thorough planning

What we're looking for from you:

  • Proven track record in delivering fixed cost programmes within a matrix organisation

  • Experience in an engineering or production environment preferred

  • Strong communication and influencing skills

  • Attention to detail with the ability to identify risks and opportunities

  • Enthusiastic and proactive individual with excellent prioritisation skills

  • Experience in bid and estimate compilation

  • Familiarity with project planning software (e.g. Primavera or Microsoft Project)

  • Proficient in Microsoft packages, with a strong command of Excel and other relevant software applications.

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus: Up to GBP2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)

  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%

  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime

  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days

  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.

  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more

  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Electronic Engineering Manufacturing and Production Project/Programme Management

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