Teledyne Technologies

  • Project Manager

    Locations UK-Essex-Chelmsford
    Requisition ID
    2019-11462
    Company
    Teledyne e2V Space Imaging
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne e2v is an exciting place to work, come and join us!

     

    Across the globe, we deliver innovative developments in technology for high performance systems and equipment across Civil Aerospace, Defence & Security, Space, Industrial, Medical & Science applications. Our expertise has seen our involvement in some of the highest profile projects, from radar control in the Eurofighter Typhoon to kicker magnet control in CERN’s large hadron collider and our components are the x-ray source in 90% of the world’s cancer radiotherapy treatment machines. Our space imaging solutions have visited every planet in our solar system and we cumulated more than 5000 years of flight heritage without failure on missions such as Hubble, MRO, Hinode or Rosetta.

     

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    The Project Manager will play a key role in the Space Imaging team at Teledyne e2v to lead and deliver projects across the business unit.

     

    A significant part of the role will involve internal and external liaison between Teledyne e2v and other stakeholders.  These will include other functions within Teledyne e2v and blue-chip corporate engineering teams, as well as working with, and managing partners and subcontractors.

     

    Main Accountabilities:

    • Initiation, execution, monitoring and controlling the project's lifecycle to ensure delivery to schedule, performance and cost. This includes creating plans and proposals for new activities
    • To ensure that the project’s processes adhere to agreed company procedures and standards and ensuring that any corporate and legislative requirements are met
    • To provide effective leadership, motivation and appropriate people management of the project’s team members
    • Manage project uncertainty through effective planning and risk and opportunity management, establishing appropriate mitigations, contingency and realisation plans.
    • Preparing and publishing project plans and required documentation for bids, tender vets, and other initiated or planned phases within projects
    • Effectively communicate project performance, issues and risks to all stakeholders (and where appropriate manage expectations) for projects
    • Ensure that all aspects of a project are coherently and effectively joined to all other facets of the business. This includes support services (e.g. compliance, design office & procurement), manufacturing as well as marketing and sales
    • Support improvement opportunities within the business including continuous improvement of project management process
    • Lead project reviews and feedback issues to the wider organisation
    • Lead the customer/project interface, working with all stakeholders to develop future opportunities, liaising with business development to keep them up to date with current and future developments

    Qualifications

    Essential Experience/Competencies:

    • Experience of successfully delivering complex projects using recognised project management methodologies
    • Proficiency in the use and understanding of Project Management / resource tools such as MS Project
    • Demonstrated successful management of project finances and project scope
    • A proven track record of successful risk/opportunity management and development of mitigation/realisation plans;
    • A resilient can-do approach to problem solving
    • Persuasive and clear communication skills across all levels of the business
    • Good awareness of export legislation
    • Fluent English (written and spoken)

     

    Desired Experience/Competencies:

    • Able to demonstrate successful R&D project execution within similar technical industry or level of technical challenge
    • Experience of leading large collaborative projects including both academic and commercial organisations
    • Experience of managing projects from early development through to product launch
    • Ability to interpret internal/external business issues and recommend best practice in own discipline
    • Demonstrable experience of energising teams to meet critical timescales and project delivery within budget
    • Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving in practice (with root cause analysis)
    • Experience of project managing a large project portfolio
    • Knowledge and qualification in APM Body of Knowledge, PRINCE2 or PMP methodologies

     

    Your ability to influence others, your business acumen and unique customer focus combined with the ability to understand and positively handle diverging interests will allow you to thrive in the role.

     

    Personal development opportunities will be available within our global organisation for high performers.

     

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