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Senior Project Manager

Employer
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Location
Berkshire, England, West Berkshire
Salary
£55850 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Discipline
Nuclear
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Business & Non-Engineering
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Job Details

AWE has an exciting and diverse portfolio of complex, large capital build and core technical/scientific projects to deliver. We are now seeking experienced and adaptable Senior Project Managers to lead in the delivery of assigned portfolio or high complexity projects to time, cost and quality.

Salary from £55,850 per annum

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Location - Reading area

What you will bring:·

  • Clear leadership and direction to drive team performance, competence, and talent
  • Ability to be a proactive role model who shares expertise through coaching, mentoring, and developing others in all aspects of Project Management such as leadership, methodology, tools, and people skills
  • Experience to manage multiple and/or complex, high value, cross-functional projects
  • Skills to create and update all project documentation, including Project Management Plans and supporting Risks, Assumptions, Actions, Issues & Dependencies
  • Experienced application of project management tools and techniques for budgeting, change management and project goal setting
  • Ability to effectively prioritise workload, resources and deadlines within high pressure complex environments
  • A proven record to drive project deliverables forward through the establishment and leadership of a high performing and successful integrated Project organisation
  • Strong interpersonal skills with staff at all levels
  • Robust stakeholder management skills and natural ability to build and maintain customer relationships
  • Demonstrable application of methods to track project deliverables including implementing key performance indicators and producing project progress reports
  • Ability to lead and initiate risk techniques to manage complex project risks and interdependencies with efficient mitigation and contingency plans
  • Experience to manage projects through a lifecycle and the associated governance, including stage gate approvals
  • Ability to solve problems, with proven delivery of results through creative solutions and collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Desire for continuous improvement through evaluation of both successes and failures
  • Positive attitude and willingness to be hands-on in a fast-paced, growing company
  • Dynamic and supportive approach to team management, encouraging and empowering team members to quickly adapt and respond to change and to adopt the company's vision

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Company

We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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