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Project Manager

Employer
Lockheed Martin
Location
Ampthill, Bedford
Closing date
19 Nov 2021
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About the Role

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

This is a 15 month Fixed Term Contract and will suit someone with a proposal/bid management focus, someone who has prior experience in working on proposals or managing bids is essential. Ideally a slight IT/software focus but not essential, ideally will also have some defence background or similar product sets such as air traffic control systems but not essential.

General responsibilities include:

  • Establishing the baseline plan to deliver commitments and achieve the performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining the programme organisation, roles and responsibilities and the matrix relationship to business functions
  • Managing the execution and performance against the baseline.
  • Managing execution of and transition between all phases.
  • Ensuring timely and thorough requirements development, communication, traceability, baselining, configuration control, validation and verification.
  • Establishing and maintaining management plans
  • Ensuring the programme’s plans, schedules, budgets developed and technical, cost, schedule and resource baselines are set and maintained, taking account of dependencies, resource requirements and contractual and financial commitments.
  • Implementing a Programme Performance Management process.
  • Implementing data management and configuration management processes.
  • Ensuring the programmes risks and opportunities are identified, monitored and mitigation plans devised and implemented.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company process and procedures (Command Media).
  • Undertaking the required reviews to ensure good governance by providing evidence based progress and status information and reports.
  • Leading the programme team to deliver through empowerment and motivation
  • Managing stakeholders.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experienced in delivering successful Projects in a the defence systems integration environment.
  • Evidence of frequent interaction with senior leader's.
  • Proven record of shaping/influencing financial/strategic decision making.
  • Strong leadership attributes.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experience in Managing a Bid
  • APMP/APMPQ

Company

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has operated in the country for nearly 80 years. Headquartered in London, we employ approximately 1,800 people at more than 20 sites across the country.

From mail sorting technology to helping build the UK’s first commercial spaceport, our innovations and partnerships help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, contributing to the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

In 2018, Lockheed Martin committed £2.9 billion to UK industry, supporting approximately 20,000 jobs in almost 700 companies, 76% of which are Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) 

In addition, the F-35 programme, which Lockheed Martin is leading, will generate US$1bn per year for the UK economy at its peak, with 15% of every jet produced being made in the UK, securing a further 24,000 jobs.

The people of Lockheed Martin are critical to our success as a business – their work making a difference, every day. Our customers rely on their skills, knowledge and passion to deliver, time and time again. We are a diverse and inclusive organisation offering exciting careers for apprentices, interns, graduates and experienced professionals alike.

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