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Project Manager - Dorset

Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager


Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance minimum 5 years UK residency

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials. May be required to travel internationally.

Want to work for a company who have been supporting the nuclear industry since its first major expansion in the 1960s?

Join a reputable business who, have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

Join a business who provides customers with solutions that give complete, long-term protection and control of safety critical systems.

A trusted and reputable company; who's solutions have been integrated in nearly all of the UK's nuclear sites.


  • Execution of projects throughout project life cycle in accordance with defined time, budget, and quality objectives
  • Create and maintain Project Management Plans, ensuring timely, responsive completion of deliverables.
  • Create and maintain project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Identify stakeholders and create project Communications Plans
  • Develop appropriate strategies for effectively engaging stakeholders in project decision and execution.
  • Manage and control costs as per the project budget.
  • Manage project scope and perform integrated change control.
  • Facilitate communications between key internal department resources (i.e. Sales, Engineering, Manufacturing)
  • Acquire, develop, and manage project team resources.
  • Mediate problems/issues encountered by project team members.
  • Manage external-facing customer relationships.
  • Support Procurement to establish and maintain key supplier relationships.
  • Conduct risk management planning, identification, analysis, and response planning.
  • Ensure project records are maintained and made available in accordance with project management processes and company policies.
  • Delivering projects in line with Ultra contract and quality requirements
  • Ownership of tactical/operational plans for the programs assigned. Ensuring robust control of project costs, margin, completion estimates, revenue and if required reporting Earned Value
  • Presenting Project/Programme Status Reports and Project Finance Reports to the Head of Programmes
  • Ability to recommend strategies that will impact mid to long term business achievements through program opportunities.
  • Provision of support on bid work where necessary
  • High degree of responsibility for resources, the ability to influence business decisions and will contribute to operating plans in support of the function.
  • Provide mentoring to others in the organization.

Experience needed:

  • Holds Project Management qualification (PMI, APM or global equivalent)
  • Education to Degree Level or equivalent qualification/skills/experience
  • An action-oriented person who drives results with strong customer focus.
  • Strong communicator with excellent leadership skills
  • Experience or qualifications in Continuous Improvement methodologies.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
  • Focusses on the generation of specific outputs and outcomes required by the organisation, as part of a project
  • Provides the project team with leadership, planning, and coordination through communications.
  • Provides written communications (e.g. documented plans and scheduled) and communicates in real time with the project team using meetings and verbal or non-verbal cues.
  • Leads the project planning activities.
  • Directs the creation, approval, and ongoing change control of the project plan.
  • Progressively elaborates high-level information into detailed plans throughout the project life cycle.
  • Manages the project team to meet the project objectives.
  • Guides and evaluates the performance of the project team.
  • Mediates problems/issues encountered by project team members.
  • Ensures that project members understand what is expected of them and what they should expect from one another.
  • Identifies, addresses, and resolves differences between individuals and/or interest groups.

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