|Job Title:||Project Manager|
|Type:||Fixed Term Contract for 24 months|
|Salary:||Up to £55,000 depending on experience with great benefits|
|Job Description PDF :||View Description|
The CAA’s Portfolio consists of a diverse and interesting group of programmes and projects to help us deliver our five-year strategic plan to make aviation better for those who choose to fly - and those who do not.
This includes significant changes to the way we manage information and engage with stakeholders (including online) for example our new e-licensing system for pilots and engineers and our new ATOL licensing system. Other examples of projects include those which relate to airspace and technologies such as space, cyber and drones. There are many projects which are required to implement changes in regulation, some of which are complex and require working with a range of subject matter experts in the aviation industry. In addition, we will be implementing a new medical system for our Authorised Medical Examiners and a new finance system.
As Project Manager you’ll be responsible for the successful delivery of either a number of initiatives or a single large project, to time, quality and cost. This includes effective planning, project governance, risk, issue and dependency management, and budget management, whilst working within the organisation’s standard governance and processes.
You’ll be responsible for identifying and securing project resources and for their subsequent management throughout the project life cycle, which could include both internal and third-party resources.
This is a visible, hands-on role which will rely on you having excellent communications skills to enable effective engagement with internal and external stakeholders up to Director Level.
You’ll need experience in managing IT and business focused projects throughout the whole life cycle including managing new technology projects.
You’ll need experience in both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies, ideally coupled with a formal PM qualification such as Prince 2 and/or APM.
Some procurement experience is desirable, so that, if required, you can work with our internal Procurement department and participate fully in the end to end procurement activities, including taking ownership of supplier relationships in some cases.
All roles are based in our Gatwick office but will require some travel to our London office as and when required.
Interview Dates: First stage by telephone 27th July, Second stage in person 2nd August
Working with us
The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications.
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.
|Closing Date:||20th July 2018|
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