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Senior Project Manager

Full Remote
Mid-level (2-5 years)

Senior Project Manager



Full Remote


Mid-level (2-5 years)

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Ultra Electronics Group

Job description

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Your missions

Unleash the Power of Multi-Mission Excellence: Safeguarding the Seas for the World's Navies.

Step into a world where cutting-edge technology meets unparalleled expertise. Ultra Maritime pioneers delivering multi-mission solutions that protect and empower the naval forces worldwide. With our extensive portfolio of capabilities, our innovations are utilised on naval fleets across our allied navies around the globe.

As the maritime and underwater battlespace evolves, we tirelessly push the boundaries to develop advanced specialist systems that provide our 'five-eyes' Defence customers with an unbeatable warfighting edge. From surface vessels to sub-surface operations and unmanned platforms, we are revolutionizing the way naval missions are executed.

We thrive on collaboration and partnering with our customers to ensure mission success. Our expert solutions encompass an array of game-changing technologies, including state-of-the-art sonar, radar, expendables, signature management, and naval power systems.

Join us in shaping the future of naval warfare and together, we will safeguard the seas and empower navies worldwide!

Flexible Working

At Ultra Maritime, we understand that your personal life is just as important as your professional one. That's why we support and promote flexible working arrangements where possible. Whether you prefer a hybrid model, working remotely, or the structure of being on-site, we will support you as best as we can. Embrace the freedom to shape your work hours according to your needs, whether it's part-time, compressed hours, or a unique arrangement that suits your lifestyle.

Loudwater, Greenford, and Weymouth exclusively offer a 9-day fortnight working pattern, offering extended weekends every other week, granting you more time to pursue your passions. And that's not all – we provide flexible start and finish times.

It's the 'innovating' and 'empowering' values that we ASPIRE to be. We welcome the challenge to work in new ways and have trust in you when getting the job done because we recognise, our business is our people.

Job Description

This vacancy provides an opportunity for a dynamic and business-orientated individual to join a rapidly growing, and internationally recognised, provider of systems and solutions to lead projects that will develop and deliver our next-generation capabilities.

The Project Management function in Ultra leads a multi-disciplinary team in the execution of contracts and internal R&D projects through appropriate the application of planning, motivation, coordination, understanding and experience. The function is accountable for the performance (to time, quality, cost, and profitability) of projects and manages project elements including schedule, resources, opportunities, and risks.

Reporting directly to the Director for the business Segment, the successful candidate will have demonstrable skills in leading successful development projects, applying their technical / professional knowledge to overcome challenges, and making independent judgements based on practice and significant previous experience to support effective decision making. They will have the acumen and ability to lead projects focused on the development of new products and solutions to a pre-production, but acquirable, level of maturity.

This role is ideally suited for someone who aspires to a role as a P&L centre leader, and will deputise for the Segment Director as occasions arise. As a senior team member , you will act as a referral point within the business segment for other team members, and act as a mentor for less experienced staff.

Specific Duties:

  • Lead, motivate and manage project team personnel to instill a commitment to project financial, schedule and technical goals

  • Guide the development of project scope, the definition of work scope activities and implement scope controls

  • Plan and implement the project schedule, monitor and assess performance, and implement corrective actions as required to meet delivery expectations

  • Plan, monitor and control project costs to achieve budget expectations and prepare monthly financial and project status reports for internal and external stakeholders

  • Work with Engineering counterparts to manage project resources through effective resource planning

  • Oversee supply chain procurement activities to ensure quality and performance requirements are met

  • Identify and manage the alleviation of project risks and the realisation of project opportunities

  • Reviews internal and external deliverables for accuracy and completeness

  • Create presentations and related project material for internal and external customers

  • Gathers, collects, records, tracks, and verifies data and information from multiple sources

  • Develops proposals and quotations for customers

  • Uses Earned Value Management (EVM) to track project progress through required milestones

  • Raises issues and exceptions to appropriate levels for resolution.

  • Provides insights on how to improve project design and processes for better overall delivery and value

  • Ensures outstanding customer satisfaction and subcontractor performance articles

  • Required Experience:

  • Previous Project Management Experience, preferably in defence industry

  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance

  • Able to travel within Canada and Overseas

  • Degree education, or equivalent

  • Association of Project Managers accreditation is highly desirable

    If you feel like this is the right role for you than please apply now with an your most up to date CV, we look forward to hearing from you.





    Relocation Support

    Attracting high-level talent and people that can add value and expertise, is vital to our success. Attracting and retaining brilliant people is imperative so that’s why we search across the UK for talent. We offer financial support to candidates that are considering relocating; this is considered on a case-by-case basis per role and subject to HMRC guidelines.

    Nationality Requirements

    Candidates must be eligible to obtain the relevant security clearance required for the role, due to the nature of the programmes we deliver for our customers.

    Diverse & Inclusive Employer

    Ultra Maritime is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity, inclusion, equity and equality. Underpinned by our values, behaviours, and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be your best and authentic self.

    We promote a workplace that welcomes people from all backgrounds and cultures; believing that this will increase our diversity of thinking, and ultimately ensure we continue delivering on our commitments to our customers.

    We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status and welcome applications from all candidates.

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