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Project Leader

Luton, Luton, England
357 days ago

Job Summary




United Kingdom, England, Capability Green, Luton

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Closing Date:

This vacancy may close at any time, if this role is of interest to you we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The Opportunity

Leonardo UK have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Leader role to join our growing team within the Future Combat Air (FCA) Line of Business. Who are responsible in the delivery of the costing and estimating requirements that we have on the Future Combat Air System Programme, working in close collaboration with MoD and industrial partners.

In order to support the ongoing reporting of the programme Leonardo UK are required to provide detailed financial reporting and estimating to help provide MoD with budgetary expectations and confidence in our ability to execute the programme effectively.

Life at Leonardo

With a company funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

* Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
* Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
* Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
* Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
* Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
* Lifestyle:  Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
* Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
* Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
* Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below

For a full list of our Company benefits please visit our website.

What you will do

The role will require the individual to work in a highly collaborative environment both within Leonardo UK across our sites and with our industrial partners. The role is responsible for the consolidation, interpretation and analyse of our costing data. Ensuring accuracy and compliance to contractual pricing principles to support our financial reporting responsibilities and timelines. You will be expected to work closely within the integrated project team and provide expertise and assistance to our Work Package Leads in understanding the cost drivers and contribute to driving efficiencies to increase affordability.

* Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required:
* Excellent Numerical and Analytical skills
* Strong Microsoft Excel experience
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Strong communication skills with a challenging mind-set
* Proactive in approach
* Ability to re-prioritise to meet key deadlines
* Focus on high quality output and support
* SAP experience advantageous
* You will be an enthusiastic individual, eager to do the job and excited about the projects/contracts you will be working with.

Security Clearance

You must be eligible for full security clearance.  For more information and guidance please visit : https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels

What we are looking for

What we can offer you:

* Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours
* Custom working: The role offers a blend of home based and onsite working
* Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.

Network Groups :

* Carers (employees who care for someone who is either older, disabled or seriously ill)
* Enable (supporting people with disabilities)
* Equalise (development of a gender balanced workforce)
* Pride (promoting equality for all LGBTQ+ individuals)
* We also work in partnership with AFBE (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers).
* Training: Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses
* Continuous Learning: You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring
* Investors in People: We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Silver Award
* Employee Assistance Programme: Providing free and confidential mental health support
* Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 12 flexi days

Security Clearance:

You must be eligible for full UK security clearance. For information and guidance visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels


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