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Engineering Project Manager

Posted 1 Oct 2022
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2 to 6 years
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English (Fluent)
Deadline
5 Sep 2023 00:00

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About the Role

If you have an abundance of experience in the Defence Industry, Lockheed Martin are offering this very exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Manager.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for the right person, giving you the opportunity to work with ground breaking new technologies and flourish in one of the UK’s most important Defence projects.

Working with the Chief Engineer, Systems Architecture Lead, and the Programme Manager, you will lead and coordinate the definition of engineering bases-of-estimates, schedules, risk and opportunity for the programme. As part of this vital role, it is essential to ensure that the engineering programme is fully defined, priced, and is deliverable to cost, schedule, and scope.

The role will include conducting both regular and ad-hoc briefings and programmatic / technical meetings for representatives in UK and US.

In return, you will be a part of our fantastic benefits scheme. At Lockheed Martin the welfare of our staff is absolutely paramount and we wish all of our employees to have an excellent work-life balance. We therefore offer everyone the option to work full time hours over a 4 day week, giving you every Friday off work! Combined with this, you will have an abundance of remote working opportunities. We encourage a diverse workforce and we endeavour to be as flexible as possible to suit everyone’s needs.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Identify engineering scope and produce estimates to deliver it.
  • Gather inputs for resource and schedule planning.
  • Be responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of the IPT.
  • Work with and manage the applicable engineering teams to deliver their programme deliverables on time and to budget.
  • Liaise effectively at all levels up to and including Executive level to ensure key programme goals and milestones are achieved.
  • Ensure programme risks are identified and managed effectively.
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership within the Engineering teams to ensure successful, integrated support and performance to the programme.
  • Support the delivery and achievement of Programme Payment and Mission Success Milestones being achieved on schedule.
  • Produces metrics to report project status upwards.

Required skills, qualifications and experience

Required skills and experience:

  • An established leader with a proven, successful track record of achievement.
  • Substantial experience leading BoE generation for large and complex programmes.
  • Experience capturing, managing, and mitigating programme risks, and the identification and realization of programme opportunities.
  • Experience capturing and documenting engineering assumptions, exclusions, and dependencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with stakeholders throughout LM (e.g. PMs, SPMs, Finance, Commercial, Legal, Engineering).

What we offer you

At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.

We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 4 day week depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.

We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Dental
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employee discounts for top high street shops
  • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
  • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
  • Reimbursement for a professional membership
  • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) UK is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high-technology programmes, complex integration activities, training provision and through-life support; programmes span the defence and civil sectors. RMS is expanding its footprint in both existing domains and new business areas. Consequently, there is a need to expand the systems engineering cohort, particularly in the realms of large-scale systems integration programmes in the Spectrum Dominance and Electronic Warfare domain.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Aerospace & Defence
London
15,000 employees