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Training and Simulations Project Manager

Job Title: Training and Simulations Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LK-TSPM-0719_1562586058
Contact Name: Lee Kelly
Contact Email: lee.kelly@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Title: Training & Simulations Project Manager

Location: Bristol

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

**The successful candidate will need to have valid or be elligible for UK SC Clearance**

Description:
To provide internal project management and project support for a number of Simulation & Training System delivery projects, for clients in the UK and overseas. The role will also deliver support to bid activities for new Simulation & Training projects in the Defence sector.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Programme/Portfolio Manager with the management of projects and bids, to include the following:
    • Produce bid material, including cost estimates and proposal documents
    • Plan and schedule projects
    • Allocate and manage tasks with project delivery teams
    • Attend and manager regular meetings with project delivery teams to track progress. This may include meetings with customers and subcontractors who are part of the delivery team
    • Generation of a monthly project pack, including key metrics and information on project progress (e.g. financial status)
    • Identify, manage and track project risks and opportunities
    • Keep registers of Customer Furnished Equipment/Information and customer dependencies
    • Ensure that project documentation is correctly configuration controlled
    • Ensure that deliverable items are correctly issued to the customer on time
    • Capture and issue meeting minutes
    • Generate purchase orders for equipment and subcontracts
  • The job will require liaison with external parties, including the customer, subcontractors and suppliers
  • The candidate will be required to work both individually, and within a team environment of multi-disciplined specialists and engineering disciplines, to achieve project results and customer deliverables in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Engage in Continued Professional Development including attendance at internal and external training courses relevant to the job

Key Result Areas:

Project Management, to Include Customer Interfacing: (70%)

  • Carry out project management work in compliance with the Business Management System.
  • Agree, allocate and manage tasks with the project delivery team and keep track on progress
  • Produce project deliverables to budget and timescale and quality.
  • Generate monthly internal project reporting packs to report on project progress to senior management.

Bid and Enquiry Support: (30%)

  • Support Bid Managers in accordance with their requirements in compliance with the Business Management System.
  • Produce Bid documentation and cost estimates within bid budgets and timescales.
  • Schedule and provide input into Bid Reviews and Pricing and Approval meetings as appropriate to the bid scope and programme

Required:

  • Experience working in a bid environment
  • Experience working in a secure environment (SC or above)
  • Project Management experience
  • Working in a defence media environment preferred

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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