Senior Project Manager

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    £45k - 50k per year

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    Jeff Lane

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    01384 446108

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Senior Project Manager - Bedford - Permanent - £45000-£50000 DOE & benefits

I am seeking a Senior Project Manager for an independent research and development organisation who are experienced in providing a range of specialist services to the worldwide aerospace industry including aerodynamic design, CFD, wind tunnel model design and wind tunnel test.

The Senior Project Manager will lead the successful delivery of projects in close cooperation with the project technical managers

What You Will Do:

As Senior Project Manager, you will;

  • Take full ownership of the project management assignments from bid to closure
  • Lead the project team to a successful project outcome, ensuring that customer requirements and business' objectives are delivered profitably, on schedule and within budget
  • Act as the prime point of contact with customer representatives for assigned projects, supporting negotiations with customers and supporting business development activities
  • Lead and support the preparation of bids, supported by project and technical managers, including estimating, risk management, planning, proposal preparation and presentation
  • Lead the project change management process
  • Work with project managers and resource managers to communicate and secure project resource requirements effectively
  • Work with project, technical and resource managers to effectively manage risks identified in project delivery including threat mitigation and opportunity exploitation
  • Work closely with financial management and procurement teams to support effective cash flow management

What You Will Need:

As Senior Project Manager;

  • A relevant engineering or science degree, a project management qualification and experience of project management methodologies and tools
  • The ability to understand technical information in unfamiliar disciplines with guidance from technical experts
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Proven experience of project leadership, ensuring that communications with colleagues, customers and suppliers are clear and consistent
  • Ability to understand customer requirements from a statement of work and prepare a product breakdown structure and resource estimate
  • Proven experience preparing a bid pack and supporting documentation including pricing estimate(s) and risk and opportunity register(s)

What You Will Get:

As Senior Project Manager;

  • Employment with this centre of excellence in aerospace engineering, design, test and development
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Working on many prestigious projects for the world's major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers


Suitably qualified and experienced Project Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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