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Project Manager

Cubic Transportation Systems
Redhill, Surrey
Closing date
23 Sep 2021
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Job Summary: Provide complex expertise, business development and proposal management support on all assigned projects. Responsible for managing technical work, budgets, schedules, client management, and oversight of the successful work, of a multi-disciplinary technical team. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for proposal, pricing, and Statement of Work (SOW) development
  • Create Program Integrated Management Plan containing events, accomplishments, and criteria
  • Serve as the prime point of contact for projects with customer, senior management, and functional management
  • Control project risk through team identification of risk, risk quantification, and develop risk mitigation strategies
  • Create staffing profiles, schedules and budgets in support of the project execution and profit goals
  • Support negotiations as required with the customer
  • Conduct regular program evaluation and review meetings to identify current and future problems and initiate actions for their resolution
  • Arrange and attend all customer meetings
  • Interface with customer on technical issues, scheduling, and cost and respond to all customer technical and operational questions with appropriate assistance from functional organizations
  • Prepare and submit progress reports to higher management and to the customer when required
  • Maintain regular liaison with all proposal/program contributors to ensure the necessary level of communication is in place to assure realization of their commitments
  • Approve and monitor major purchase orders and subcontracts
  • Approve make/buy decisions
  • Monitor and evaluate subcontractors’ performance to ensure cost, technical, and schedule requirements are met
  • Monitor and ensure the control of product quality and configuration
  • Ensure that all contract deliverables and services are properly delivered to the customer for acceptance within the contractual schedule
  • Verify timely invoicing of all completed Contract Line Item Number
  • Comply with Cubic’s values and adherence to all company policy and procedures.  In particular comply with the code of conduct, quality, security and occupational health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by their manager from time-to-time, as may be reasonably required of them

Minimum Job Requirements:

Skills knowledge and experience:


  • Extensive proven technical or project related experience
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at one time, including associated project teams
  • Must have a general knowledge of pricing procedures
  • Must be able to deal effectively with a wide variety of departmental issues.
  • Requires strong team building and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including a working knowledge of Experience using Microsoft Project, Microsoft PowerPoint


  • Management of multi-tiered software or engineering development

Education and qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in an engineering or other technical discipline and/or equivalent level of experience
  • Professional Project Management qualification

Personal Qualities

  • Highly driven, self-motivated, and able to work unsupervised
  • Able to perform in a matrix organization.
  • Manages priorities and meet multiple deadlines
  • Able to work at a detailed level and step back to a strategic level as required
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and establish structure to provide clarity
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate new ideas/issues to internal and external customers
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance, if necessary. 


Our Mission

Cubic is a technology-driven, market-leading global provider of innovative, mission-critical solutions that reduce congestion and increase operational effectiveness and readiness through superior situational understanding.

Our Vision

We are the global market leader by Winning the Customer and Living One Cubic.

Our Purpose

Our TEAMS innovate to make a positive difference in people's lives.

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