Cobham

The most important thing we build is trust

 
Location
UK-England-Dorset
Date Posted
13 Sep 2017

Cobham Mission Systems are looking for a Project or Program Manager to work as part of our software product group working on Real Time Embedded and Safety Critical Systems. Working closely with our Software and Software Test teams, you will manage full lifecycle (requirements, development, testing & through-life) on key Air to Air refuelling programs. Motivating the whole team to deliver the business case and margins expected, you will be working on behalf of some major customers and the role is customer facing.

 

This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset

 

As a Project Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

·        Experience of overseeing real time and safety critical projects and strong understanding of these software niches. DO178B standards experience highly desirable.

·        Real time and Safety Critical business experience essential (aerospace, defence, nuclear & rail highly desirable)

·        APM or Prince 2 qualified

·        Experience working in customer facing project teams

·        Experience of managing CAT2 projects and working on CAT1 projects as Work Package Manager with the same or similar functions and technology, with a proven delivery track record.

·        Sufficient knowledge of the functional disciplines and supply chain that require management.

·        Knowledge and demonstrable experience of PPM techniques 

As a Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

·        Deliver project to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.

·        Direct motivate and provide leadership for the project team.

·        Organise, coordinate and direct the project activities.

·        Manage risks and issues proactively

·        Ensure effective and open communication throughout the project team and with stakeholders.

·        Lead the project teams planning efforts and Identify resource requirements based on agreed scope.

·        Manage relationships with key customer personnel

About Cobham Mission Systems

The most capable critical control solutions for extreme environments.

 

As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, we help our customers to increase the safety and mission capabilities of their personnel and equipment in extreme environments.

 

Our proven and trusted solutions in air-to-air refuelling, life support, weapons carriage and unmanned systems, deliver assured performance and class-leading through-life costs that enable our customers to bring complex projects to market quickly, and with minimal risk.

 

About Cobham plc

Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.

 

Click here to find out more about us and or check out our LinkedIn company page

 

Job ID
00NQ5
Job Category
Project Management
Primary Location
UK-England-Dorset
Organization
Cobham Mission Systems
Schedule
Full-time
Recruiter
Paul Marsden
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