Location : Glasgow, United Kingdom
Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission.
Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.
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Thales UK has a fantastic opportunity to recruit a Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager join our world leading Optronics Team based in Glasgow .
This year presents an exciting year for our Land and Air Systems business domain with a real diverse product line as well as an excellent projected year for order intake.
Taking a lead role on a high profile, multi-faceted, and multi-million pound project this will pose as an excellent opportunity to lead a team and the programme from the advanced work stages.
This will require an experienced individual with an excellent track record applying Project Management principles to large, complex programmes.
Primary Purpose of the Role :
This is a senior role in which you will be tasked to take the lead role over a large programme of works with multiple packages of engineering and service solutions.
The role will require the ability to ensure effective liaison across the range of projects to ensure the best practice is being applied and that the project management capability strengths and weaknesses are identified and managed.
This will involve providing coaching and direct support to less experienced and less capable project managers.
It requires professional project management capabilities (that are founded on significant experience of managing complex projects) to be applied - giving rigour to change control, commercial awareness and stakeholder management.
Typical activities that will ensure the successful delivery of complex projects include :
Skills, Experience & Behaviours :
Thales is a growing company and we are looking for exceptional people with positive, can do attitudes, to join our challenging journey providing engineering and service solutions to a diverse range of customers.
Here are some of the key skills, experience and attributes we are looking for in our next Senior Project Manager :
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