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Project Manager (Earth Observation Data Projects)

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United Kingdom

Airbus Group

A requirement for a Project Manager to support the delivery of Earth Observation projects has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space's Intelligence Group.

The role of the Project Manager is to ensure that their projects are delivered on time, within budget to agreed scope and to customer satisfaction. The Project Manager will manage project stakeholder relationships as well as customer expectation and requirements.

The Project Manager will ensure the efforts of project resources are directed and coordinated to achieve the project milestones; Ensure effective integration of lessons learnt, active risk, opportunity and contract (internal or external) management and effective management of partners and suppliers.

The Project Manager will also be required to support in the management and creation of bid responses.

The role will be based in Guildford and will require some UK and International travel. • Ensure appropriate project management processes and quality gates are followed.
• Support continual improvement of project management process.
• Plan and schedule of project work.
• Establish resource requirements to meet agreed deadlines and work with the resource manager to secure resource allocation to achieve project milestones and ensure resource forecast requirements are kept up to date.
• Communicate expectations to the project team.
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure smooth execution of projects.
• Track and report project progress and performance against baseline in an accurate and timely manner.
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
• Report and escalate project risks and issues which require support outside of the project team to management or appropriate stakeholders.
• Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders (Sales, Product Owners/Managers, Marketing, Finance etc).
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors--
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