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Project Manager (contract)

36,105 P.A. ?
Ultra Electronics Communication & Integrated Systems

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Ultra CIS is a world leader in the research and development of next generation communications and cryptographic equipment and HSMs, for the defence, public and commercial sectors. Our Keyper HSM, the only FIPS 140-3 level 4 HSM in the world, is used by ICANN to help secure the Internet DNS system, and also by many other organisations such as Mastercard, Apple, Google, VeriSign and Shell. The Ultra Communicate technology provides an extensive range of connectivity options, and utilises any connection possible (bearer of choice), from WiFi to satellite, to maintain the end user’s connection. Ultra CIS have also developed, and continue to develop next generation, High Grade and Commercial cryptographic products for the UK MoD and export markets. Designed to be future proof, the latest software definable technology enables it to be upgraded anywhere, anytime.

Job purpose:

Working with specialists from various engineering and operations disciplines, the candidate will deliver complex electronic development projects and bids on time, to budget whilst maintaining the required standards.

Key responsibilities:
  • Establishing, controlling and reporting project schedule & costs against an overall WBS & budget.
  • Manage a project to meet project milestones, schedule and budget requirements.
  • Accurately forecasting project cost, cash and resource demands
  • Establish and maintain project metrics to measure and report progress
  • Effective communication with all project stakeholders to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships

Personal attributes:

  • Project management qualifications preferred, such as APMP or Prince 2
  • Degree in relevant discipline (Engineering, Science or Business Management) or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, including MS Project
  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver multi-disciplined projects from concept to delivery and closure
  • Experience in working with multiple engineering teams including software, FPGA, electronic/mechanical hardware.
  • Excellent general written and verbal communications skills.
  • Willing to undergo, and are able to achieve and maintain, SC and/or DV security clearance.
Please be aware that many roles working for Ultra will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organization.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot acknowledge or respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days, please assume you have, unfortunately, not been successful.

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