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Project Manager: Thales

Employer
Manor Royal Business District
Location
Crawley, West Sussex
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

 

Job title: Senior Project Manager

Location: Crawley, West Sussex but working from home / hybrid options available

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a rapidly expanding business unit with great scope for progression? This exciting role will be managing projects that are developing world-leading technology on the Type31 Frigates. With a pipeline of years’ worth of business, this role also offers a strong level of security for the long term.

We are looking for someone with strong leadership, professional project management expertise, excellent stakeholder management, team building skills, and a proactive approach to identifying and managing risks and opportunities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leadership and management – motivating and supporting the Project Team
  • Managing stakeholders, in particular customer and supplier relationships
  • Defining Project Execution Strategies and leading the creation of Project Baselines and structures through the bid phase of the lifecycle – including requirements capture, PBS/WBS/OBS, work package definition, estimating, risk and opportunity analysis and creation of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Ensuring that the project maintains a robust baseline throughout the lifecycle, and that forecasts are accurate
  • Ensuring that appropriate KPIs are established and controlled for Project outcomes
  • Management of the Project Cash profile, ensuring timely invoicing of the customer and addressing any overdue payments

What are we looking for?

  • Proven project management experience, leading multi-disciplinary teams, ideally within the defence (or related) industry sector
  • Complex system management experience
  • Ideally experience managing multi-national projects

Core Benefits: Competitive Salary plus bonus, private healthcare, 201 hours holiday (plus bank holidays), 1x company day, opportunity to buy up to 40 hours/year (pro rata), 24 hours volunteering paid for, pension, maternity/paternity leave.

Security Clearance statement

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. This vacancy requires full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

 

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Company

Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

Pay us a visit

Visit www.manorroyal.org to find out more and to get in touch

 

Company info
Website
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Manor Royal Business District
Location
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
GB

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