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12 days ago
Cubiq Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Location: Nottingham
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Gary Cox
Sector: Exterior
Category: Project Manager Jobs

Project/Program Manager

Permanent or Contract applicants considered


£55,000-£65,000 + Benefits perm or £250-£300 per day contract

Our client is a cutting edge Aerospace engineering design and development business. Demand for air transportation is a huge growth sector within aviation and alternative fuels and system efficiency are increasingly important.

Think flying cars with vertical take-off and landing and you realise the future, as an engineering project manager is not short of adventures and kudos.

Would you like to apply your engineering mind-set at a more strategic level negotiating contracts and managing suppliers? Are you looking to gain commercial insights and learn management competences to support your personal career path to leadership roles? Does the idea of customer-facing responsibility appeal to you?

Our client is looking for a can-do individual to challenge the norm and drive client requirements to a new level. You will be a fast, methodical thinker who thrives on pressure and will shatter expectations. You will assume the responsibility to challenge your team to deliver best in class solutions by being one step ahead.

Our client's innovative engineering capabilities and software tools are built based on established mechanical capabilities as rotating machinery experts. Their consultancy services have been developed to address specific challenges and their know-how is being adopted by leading OEMs and suppliers worldwide.

This role offers the chance to become part of a dynamic team working in the Project Management function supporting and facilitating our expert electro-mechanical design teams.


  • Support the overall Chief Engineer in delivery of a major initiative of strategic corporate importance.
  • Plan, commence, execute, supervise, and roundup assigned tasks within the overall project and programme delivery.
  • Take ownership and coordinate work packages which fall outside of Design team responsibility e.g. supplier management
  • Support preparation for Project Steering Board and External project governance cadence.
  • Responsible for the flow of information from the customer, Chief Engineer and project owner to the team regarding the project, especially in relation to communication of changes and management of technical issues
  • Provide visibility of metrics to facilitate the handoff from design to procurement e.g. Released bill of material. Maintain a drumbeat for on-time delivery.
  • Proactively identify risks before they become issues and maintain the project risk register and actions tracker in support of the overall programme plan
  • Be in regular contact with the team and ensure that each member is given an opportunity to make suggestions regarding the executions of the project. Be an active listener for the well being of the project team members.
  • Support evolution of project delivery tools to support engineering delivery efficiency gains and process improvements.
  • Proactively suggest strategies of achieving and exceeding the project goals to enhance Quality, Cost and Timeliness of delivery.


  • Trained in AGILE or PRINCE2 project delivery methodology at Practitioner level
  • Willingness to take on further Project Management functional training. E.g. APMP
  • Mechanical engineering, degree qualified at Masters level
  • Intermediate Excel user, VBA programming and automation of macros
  • Positive outlook. Able to see scope change and risk mitigation proactively as an opportunity for a better project outcome for the Customer or internal Team


  • Can do, positive mental attitude.
  • Hands on expert in data management and training teams in use of project management process tools
  • Aerospace domain delivery experience gained with global OEM or Tier 1.
  • Familiarity with New Product Introduction (NPI) process and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for aerospace and automotive industries
  • Expert and clear communicator in written and spoken form
  • Diligence and methodical approach to completeness of tasks. An engineer's eye for details.

This company is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

** If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided **

Cubiq Recruitment is recognised as a trusted supplier of permanent, contract and interim recruitment services to the technology and manufacturing sectors. Our teams of specialist recruiters operate across all core commercial engineering disciplines and specialist areas of aerospace engineering within Design, CAMO, LAE, Manufacturing, H&S and Facilities Management.

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