Job Description

Job Location

Farnborough, UK

Type of Job


Salary / Rate


Job Ref:


Project Manager

The PMO will have Lifecycle responsibility of all product development for local NPI projects, from the point at which the project is won.  
Key Responsibilities
NPI Management:
•    Accountable for meeting all the assigned project objectives including delivery, quality, cost, reliability and optimisation of profit.

•    Ownership of, and responsibility for assigned Projects from contract award to transfer of product to production (end of Phase 6, in line with Sensors NPI process)
•    Ensuring NPI Process is followed and complied with, including:
- Defining mandatory activities for the Project at the Project Definition stage with the Project Team
- Managing ongoing deviations to the NPI Process through the Deviation Statement

•    Has some knowledge and experience of Project Management
•    Has ability to resolve issues with customers with some guidance
•    Solves standard problems with minimal guidance
•    Responsible for multiple, standard/routine Projects
•    Expected to have, or be working towards certification in Project Management
•    Approachability Easy to talk to, able to put others at ease.
•    Directing Others Sets direction, distributes work, lays out clear plans, is organised.
•    Interpersonal Savvy Relates well to others and can build rapport across the organisation
•    Motivating Others Empowers others, creates a climate in which people want to do their best, shares ownership and visibility.
•    Sizing Up People Good judge of talent; sees the importance of effectively using each person’s strengths.
•    Organizing Able to orchestrate effective use of all available resources.

•    Planning Ability to develop schedules and task/people assignments.
•    Priority Setting Able to quickly zero in on the critical few leaving the trivial many.
•    Building Effective Teams Knows when and how to use teams and uses them effectively.
•    Managerial Courage Takes appropriate action when necessary; faces up to problem people or situations.
•    Fairness Treats employees as adults and maintains equitable relationships
•    Drive for Results Reliable performer who can be counted on to achieve consistent results.
•    Delegation Able to broadly share responsibility and accountability.
•    Customer Focus Knows and understands the needs of internal and external customers.  Is results oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service.
•    Ethics and Values Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance.  Rewards the right values and disapproves of others.
•    Problem Solving Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
•    Integrity and Trust Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
•    Functional/Technical Skills Possesses the skills to be effective in the job.  Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
•    Listening Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others.
•    Action-oriented Full of energy, willing to take action.
•    Composure Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence
•    Values Diversity Supports fair and equal treatment for all.

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