Project Manager

Key Recruitment Ltd
15 May 2024
22 May 2024
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Scope

The Project Manager is required to control customer–funded development/ production programmes. Activities will centre on a small number of more significant programmes for which the Project Manager could be expected to assist with the bid and then take responsibility for all aspects of the programme from, contract receipt to final acceptance of the product by the customer. A close liaison with Sales, Contracts, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Customer Services, Quality and Accounting departments within the Company will be required to fulfil this task.

The Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Programme Management of customer funded programmes.
  • Liaison with customers to ensure the finished product meets the customer requirements.
  • Identification of areas at risk in programme execution and implementation of measures to reduce these.
  • Liaison with all other departments and sub–contractors, to ensure efficient development and production of equipment to customers' requirements and delivery to agreed timescales.
  • Reporting of general progress and financial status of programmes managed on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare financial data in an agreed format for presentation on a monthly basis to the board of directors and other senior members of staff.
  • Export compliance for equipment being delivered in accordance with appropriate guidelines
  • A good knowledge of Project Manager techniques and processes
  • Risk mitigation
  • Good communication skills essential.
  • Customer focussing
  • Willingness to occasionally travel to visit Customer sites in the UK or overseas
  • Programme scheduling
  • Report writing
  • Presentations to senior Management
  • Ability to multi–task
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project
  • Financially and commercially aware
  • Knowledge of Lifecycle Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Self motivated individual able to work alone
  • Knowledge of MOD contracts and processes


  • HND or degree level within Project management or equivalent experience.
  • APM qualified would be advantageous

Experience Required for the Role

  • 5 years practical experience within a Project Management environment
  • Experience of running Projects from conception to implementation
  • Ability to manage and record budgets/spend and provide forecast information
  • Sound customer care skills

For this role you will need to be UK Security cleared and accordingly must have full rights to work in the UK.

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