Software Project Manager (BBBH13294) Portsmouth, England

Salary: GBP60 - GBP65.33 per hour


My client is looking for a Project Manager to join on them on a 6-month contract. As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing a software development team producing high-reliability software products for control of satellite payloads. The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.
Role: Project Manager
Pay: £65.33 per hour via Umbrella (Inside IR35)
Location: Portsmouth
Contract: 6 Months – 35 hours per week Monday - Friday

Job Profile
The role is to manage a software development team producing high-reliability software products for control of satellite payloads.
The primary role of this position is to ensure that the customer requirements flown down via a work order or contract are delivered On Quality, On Time and On Cost.
As such you will be the primary interface to the customer ensuring that deliverables are produced in-line with the project schedule and relevant gate/quality reviews and customer reviews.
You will be fully responsible for all aspects of the project and ensure the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.
Reports to: Head of Proposals and Projects (Communication Products Group)
Supervises: Project teams from 5-15 people

Job Requirement
The ability to communicate in a relevant manner with all parties including:

  • Internal / external customer
  • Product Group Management
  • Systems Design team
  • Engineering / Design
  • Quality / Product Assurance
  • Production / Test
  • Procurement / Suppliers


Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in communication, delegation and motivation.
To have good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core team constantly, achieving best value for the customer.
Good communication skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions to a range of stakeholders
Core Duties
Leadership
Drive the Project through all the SW lifecycle from requirement analysis to delivery
Drives budgets, schedule, dependency analysis, risk management, and risk mitigation strategy
Coordinate stakeholder management
Lead and facilitate Multi-functional Core Team
Management
Responsible for day to day management of a small team of software engineers developing solutions for On-Board Digital Processing
Set Team / Individual Project objectives
Endorse Project goals and define Development Plan
Implementation of divisional standards
Communicate milestone issues with core team
Operations
Working with architects/designers to define work items for work package delivery.
Manage projects and establish EAC / CTC throughout the project life cycle in line with company processes
Ensure programmes effectively focus on mitigation of risk to result in successful completion.
Deliver projects on time, on quality and in costs
Responsible for overall internal and contractual compliance to the product & project requirements
Details Work Breakdown Structures/Packages
Triggers internal Design Reviews
Provide inputs to the Monthly Review, Business Reviews and other Airbus Defence and Space relevant reviews and in line with the agreed methods and principles.
Drives tight change control management and impact reviews (including ECOs)
Triggers and coordinates gate/quality reviews
Resolves project / functional conflicts
Provides input to functional managers for Team Members performance evaluation
Manage resources assignment within Core Team
Configuration management of project and manufacturing documents
Liaises on cross project shared resources and facility conflicts
Communications
Develop relationships with internal/external suppliers
Act as the Project Champion (advocate)
Provide Project reporting to Airbus management and customers
Technical Skills
Java Core (current)
Java Enterprise Edition (current)
Hibernate/JPA
Knowledge of major design patterns
Continuous build environments
Issue tracking systems
UML/SysML using Enterprise Architect or similar
Software & system integration
Software Product Development
Software service and support
Automated software testing
Skills/Experience Required
6+ years’ experience in managing as Project Manager medium to large SW projects through all the SW lifecycle.
Good knowledge of SW development V-Model, SW requirement management, HW/SW & SW/SW integration and SW testing.
Have a broad range of experience with software and its applications, experience of Software development using the Agile methodology and knowledge of Digital Signal Processing.
Highly developed analytical skills to be able to challenge the development & validation team constantly, achieving best value for the customer.
Strong internal/external customer facing skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions.
Professional PM Qualification or a proven track record of project delivery in a high-quality software development environment.
Education & Training
Essential – Strong experience in a similar role

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Sarah Budd at Line Up Aviation
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