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Project Manager

  • Salary: £336 - £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Date posted: 14/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87631

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Project Manager

Davenport Royal Dockyard (Plymouth)

6 Month Initial

£42 - £50 per hour

My client are looking for an experience Project Manager to join their team at the Davenport Royal Dockyard. This role is initially on a 6 month contract but could go on to be a permanent position. It would be advantageous should the candidate be keen to take on a permanent role at the end of the contract but not essential.

The primary purpose of the Project Manager is to lead and deliver a substantive project having full responsibility for delivery to time, cost and quality. This will include the likes of the following;

* To ensure that the project definition and scope will satisfy the customer requirement.
* Development of Plans, schedules and control of work information for defined packages, integrating with the wider project(s).
* To develop, monitor, forecast and report against the baseline schedule and estimate.
* Manage customer interfaces and stakeholder management.
* Ensure the project is planned and managed in a safe and appropriate manner.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
The candidate must have;

* Demonstrable experience and knowledge of engineering works, e.g. civil works, mechanical or electrical systems / services in nuclear or conventional markets.
* Roles available cover delivery of major structures, services, buildings and supporting enabling projects.
* A minimum of 5 years' experience working in a project management.
* Proven experience with managing teams to successful outcomes.
* Have experience at managing significant multi millions pound budgets.


The candidate must be degree qualified in an engineering related discipline, and hold chartered status with a relevant accredited body and will ideally hold APM (or equivalent) qualification.

It will be desirable to hold a further post graduate qualification e.g. MBA.


Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining security clearance (SC) or developed vetting (DV) level of security clearances)

Company Information
This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.

We continue to demonstrate our support for diversity in engineering by growing our relationships with universities and schools to encourage young people to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) internationally and we are proud to be official partners of the UK Government's 2018 Year of Engineering campaign.

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