Role Overview

The Project Manager will be responsible for the managing a cross-functional team to deliver radar, chart, service and navigation products as part of the Sperry Marine Product Line.  The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the project including scheduling, budget, risk analysis and mitigation, supply chain, remote subcontractors and reporting project status to senior staff.

Skills & Experience

KEY ACCOUNTABLITIES

  • Organise and manage the day-to-day activities of the multi-disciplined team.
  • Coordinate resources with engineering leads as well as the hardware and software project managers.
  • Meet schedule and budgetary requirements as defined in the master schedule.
  • Help to identify and manage risk and opportunities during the project.
  • Provide programme manager with report status on equipment and document deliveries.
  • Organise, chair and close out document reviews with the engineering team.
  • Support programme manager in both commercial and technical meetings with Customers.
  • To manage the performance and development of all staff who report in (applicable where job holder has line management responsibilities).
  • Be able to report project status (KPIs) to the Head PMO and the senior Leadership team.
  • To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.
  • To carry out any other reasonable management request.

TECHNICAL/JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Engineering degree qualified (software or electronic engineering) with 3-5 years Project Management experience, ideally in global corporate environment
  • Successfully deliver complex projects on time and within budgets
  • Understand Software development lifecycles
  • Team leadership experience
  • Significant experience of Gated processes
  • Experience with Waterfall methodology and Agile/Scrum experience
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Experience of working in global MRP/ERP environments, such as SAP or IFS
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work to tight and pressurised schedules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project and other Office tools
  • Excellent risk and issue management skills
  • Managing project scope and scope change

Desirable

  • Knowledge of radar systems
  • Marine project experience

Acquirable:

  • Project management qualification (Prince 2/PMP)
  • Issue Management tools such as Jira
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.