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Project Manager

Employer
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Mar 2024
Reference
R03134

Job Details

MBDA is a leading defence organisation.We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary £50,000 to £65,000 depending on experience

What we can offer you:
  • Bonus of between £2,000 (PM level) and up to 21% of salary (Senior PM level) (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working-typically 2-3 days in the office per week

Various opportunities have arisen for Project Managers and Senior Project Manager across a number of our programmes at different levels, to define, plan and deliver medium to large size contracts/programmes. This is an exciting time to be at the forefront of change, as part of our new dynamic vision for Europe.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Project /Programme Management experience - ideally gained in a matrix organisation
  • Strong risk management skills and experience
  • Sound business judgement including an appreciation of complex problems and how to solve them
  • Strong communication and motivational skills
  • Ability to embrace new challenges and deal with a level of ambiguity
  • Experience of leading projects from a business perspective, including EVM, schedule adherence and schedule risk assessments.
  • Bidding & estimating experience
  • Negotiating and influencing skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships and work collaboratively across various levels and with internal and external collaborators
  • Drive and motivation in leading project teams to strive for excellence in the face of adversity
  • Engage, share standard methodology and find opportunities for innovation

The opportunity:

Working in an exciting, complex and changing environment, where there are opportunities to contribute and make a difference in delivering capability to our customers.

A great platform to embed your partner/stakeholder management skills, across a diverse multi-functional, international, organisation.

Exposure to working within a vibrant Project Management community

Opportunity to gain professional/accredited project management qualification

High level of integration between functional directorates and customers within UK and our European counterparts.

There are opportunities for progression across MBDA!

Our Business:
  • We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.
  • We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.
  • Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply.

As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.
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Company

Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
United Kingdom

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