Project Manager

Job Description

Project Manager
£37 FCSA Umbrella (this role is deemed inside IR35), £27 paye
Some Hybrid working available (min 3 days pw)
Long term Contract position (initially 6-12 Months, likely to extend beyond & become long term, ongoing role)
Are you a successful & accomplished Project Manager working within working within a large complex multi-site, multi project organisation?
Do you have experience of key scheduling documentation (Chartering, BoE’s, statements of work, WS dictionary etc)?
Or have you previously been responsible for the project control & project scheduling of high value & highly complex multi-agency / multi company projects?
This could include Aerospace/Aviation/Engineering/Banking/Rail/Transport/High Technology
Do you have significant experience of within the automotive, aerospace, defence or similar high value market?
If so, please read on!
We are looking to add additional contract people to a tight, close knit team within this company, they are looking to source an additional person to this team.
Below is an overview of a very interesting & diverse role
This is an operational Project Manager where you will essentially be covering the following areas day to day.

  • Creating project plans
  • Managing the project against the plan
  • Delivering the project against the plan – On time and in full
  • Some form of experience of managing projects in engineering where a product in manufactured from scratch (preferably Aerospace, Defence, Marine or Rail Rolling Stock)

Candidates will need very good MS Project and MS Excel skills such as pivot tables & data extraction.
And ideally some form of PMI or PMP qualification e.g., Prince 2 (desirable but not essential)..
Project Manager to join the Integrated Project Team providing Project Planning, Risk Management, and Earned Value/budget control support including the creation and analysis of variance analysis data to support the programmes in reporting and key decision making.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for integrity of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) ensuring that all activities, events and milestones are logically linked and fully resourced with labour hours, materials and subcontract payments.
    •Perform analysis such as critical path, schedule risk analysis and Earned Value variance root cause analysis.
    •Support the Programme Manager with analysis of trend data and provision of metrics for review at Programme Review Boards.


Experience of working in a Project / Programme Management / Control / Project Planning environment.
Experience of Microsoft Project or similar, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel. Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint).
Experience in the production of reporting data for projects.
Ability to analyse and present complex data, to accurately manipulate data and transfer it between applications.
An understanding of project planning, scheduling, estimation, tracking, status reporting, risk and configuration management
Ability to pick up and learn new tools quickly then support others in their use
Computer literate and in particular
Experience of an integrated Project Management System such as MS Project Server would be an advantage.
Ability to support and guide Programme/Project Managers and their Teams Ability to multi-task, with good written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the business.
Ability to work with diverse project teams and stakeholders.
Ability to support, guide and influence project teams to ensure programmes are set up in accordance with standard practices and processes.
Commercial and Business awareness in a complex projects environment.

•Prince2 PMP or equivalent.
•Experience of working with complex systems engineering type programmes.
•Working knowledge of Risk Management Processes.
•Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM).
If you are an experienced Project Planner, Project Controller or Project Scheduler with a proven background please apply below by sending your CV in word format.
We have deliberately kept this spec brief to try and attract applications from people who are potentially interested and would like to know more details about a position & company that will provide a long term & stable environment and offer an opportunity to develop & mould a major part of an interesting international company.

Job Overview

Job Title:Project Manager
Contract Type:Contractor
Location:Peterborough, UK
Salary: £35 - £37
Expiry Date: July 29, 2024
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