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Engineering Project Manager

  1. Security, aerospace & defence
  2. Bristol
R-115403

Empowering projects in a complex world.

You might know us for the great work we do across our wide variety of projects. We're proud to say it's thanks to our people's diversity of thought, expertise, and knowledge. And when you join us, you'll be a part of this genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.

We're passionate about what we do, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. Simply put, this a great place to be. So, when it comes to your life outside of work, ask us about our flexible and remote working policies designed to help you get the most out of life.

As a Senior Engineering Project Manager in 'Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology' (ADS&T), you'll take the lead in our Programme Delivery Practice. Your role will be primarily client-facing, identifying, shaping, and managing better delivery capabilities. You'll lead Agile delivery teams in markets such as Defence, Security & Intelligence, Energy and Transportation. And you'll be supporting our clients to maximise the benefit of digital transformation and enable innovative ways of working.

Your purpose:

Technical skills-

Project Management is the ability to manage all aspects of the project lifecycle, with particular emphasis on the skills below:

  • The skill to create, manipulate and manage financial forecasting data using Excel and company tools, and the ability to report this upwards.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial controls and ability to interpret and report financial data.
  • The ability to recognise and manage risks and opportunities with an appreciation of the financial impacts of both.
  • An appreciation of change and the effects it has on project margin, resourcing, and outputs.
  • The ability to plan and execute projects, focusing on time, cost, and quality.
  • Strong commercial awareness with experience of managing to a contract.
  • The ability to commission and manage third party contractors.

Soft skills-

  • The ability to engage with people at all levels of both AtkinsRéalis and our clients’ organisations.
  • The management and supervision of your project team will see you demonstrating the soft skills associated with getting the best out of people.
  • The ability to build trust with your clients and enhance the AtkinsRéalis brand.
  • An ability to communicate in written and verbal form with people at every level of their respective company's/organisations.

What can you bring?

  • You will be responsible for bringing to life and managing projects and directing project teams across a wide variety of Defence domains including, but not limited to, airworthiness & air safety, training, systems engineering, mechanical systems, IT & security, safety and supportability.
  • You will be responsible for the end-to-end project management lifecycle using it to ensure your projects meet the needs of your clients and the needs of AtkinsRéalis.
  • In your role you will be responsible for the delivery of our contracted work to time, cost, and quality.
  • An ability to engage with a broad range of stakeholders, and possessing the skills needed to consult with your clients, is essential to this role.
  • A commitment to continually develop your project management and knowledge and experience and attain/retain professional accreditation.

Ability to be UK mobile, including travel to and work from AtkinsRéalis offices and client sites on a regular (weekly) basis.

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com)

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a top global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

AtkinsRéalis, is where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com)

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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