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Project Manager

Morson Talent




Posted: 25/11/2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a successful and growing company in Winfrith, Dorset.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK together with its subsidiaries, is a technological leader in many sectors and has an excellent reputation. They have unique and unrivalled domain knowledge in weapon handling, mine-hunting, naval weapons and combat systems.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to all internal and external stakeholders including travelling for face to face communications
Defining the project structure, planning and WBS building on the information generated during the bid phase
Definition of the Project Team that will lead the project delivery
Clear definition and placement of work packages including key subcontracts required to deliver the project
Ensuring appropriate risk, opportunity, security, trade controls, quality and configuration management for the project
Planning, monitoring, control and update of the project including management of project Life Cycle
Management gate reviews
Ensuring that the contract remains up to date and consistent with the project goals and business objectives
Ensuring that contract milestones are met and that cash flow is optimised
Bid Management - PMs are also key contributors to bids and are required to apply the fundamental project management principles and methodology to bids

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities Required

Experience of successfully delivering complex technical products from initial design definition through to final test and acceptance into service
Excellent organisational and leadership skills and experience with leading diverse teams, stakeholders and suppliers
Experience of managing significant value (financial, strategic) projects to challenging timescales, budgets and requirements
Domain experience in the defence business or a recognised high end technical industry
Good commercial skills and awareness of relevant contractual aspects associated with project delivery
Ability to effectively communicate, present and negotiate direct with key external stakeholders (Government, Navy, industry) often in overseas environments

Behavioural Requirements

Highly motivated, enthusiastic and delivery focused
Innovative and prepared to challenge conventional thinking
Tenacity and determination; with desire to deliver outputs and results
Team player and leader
Confident and enthusiastic
Excellent communication skills; oral and written
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Comfortable dealing with Senior Management
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance)

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