Project Manager Job at Animal Dynamics – in Oxford

Overview of the role

As a Project Manager joining a growing Project Management Organisation (PMO), you will have an opportunity to shape, introduce and maintain processes across the organisation to progress from concept to completion on cutting-edge, autonomous vehicles. We are a small but scaling company focused on projects combining innovative mechanical design with state-of-the-art autonomy, within regulated industries. You will add your skills and experience to the PMO and use your exceptional communication and organisational abilities to work directly with teams and individuals across the business to deliver top quality projects on-cost and on-time.

Responsibilities… what will you do?

As Project Manager you will be responsible for:
Working with others in engineering and management to determine the project objectives, responsibilities, and schedule

Developing and maintaining project plans, including project scope, task planning, resource allocation, risk management, budget planning and other related activities as required

Planning and managing the project(s) to ensure they remain on schedule and within budget

Preparing project reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends

Proactively work with the teams to remove blockers, solve problems and deliver results

Deliver presentations and reports to the project team, senior management, and/or customer personnel in a clear and concise manner

Act within the PMO as the central resource for the project with design, process, manufacturing, test, and quality

Identify gaps, inconsistencies & inefficiencies in process and propose, implement and rollout changes

Drive a culture of continuous improvement and support engineering change control processes

Essential skills and experience… what are we looking for?

You will have the following skills and experience:
Ability to work across multiple disciplines

Experience working within Quality standards such as ISO 9000, ISO 21500 or AS9100

Experience managing projects including mechanical design & engineering, embedded electronics, and/or within the aviation sector

A self-starter with superior analytical, problem-solving and communication skills

Exceptional organisational skills with proven history of working under pressure to manage deadlines

Excellent IT skills, including but not limited to MS Office, SharePoint, Atlassian Jira (or other ticket tracking solutions)

Good interpersonal skills with a high degree of persistence and diligence

Desirable skills and experience:
Qualified or experience in a formal project management methodology, such as PRINCE2, APM, PMI, or Agile development methodologies

Working knowledge of V-Model for systems engineering

Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle

Familiarity with civil airworthiness, EASA safety aviation requirements

Benefits… what do you get?

Competitive salary: £50,000 – £65,000 per annum, dependent on experience

EMI share options scheme

Company discount scheme

Flexible working

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 3 days additional leave for Christmas closure

Pension scheme

This is a full-time position but part-time would be considered for the right candidate.

Note to all applicants

Due to the security classification on the work we do, we will undertake a routine Baseline Personnel Security Standard check on the successful applicant. This is a standard process which includes references and career history checks.

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About the Company

Company: Animal Dynamics –

Company Location:  Oxford

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