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Project Manager

We are looking to recruit a confident, self-motivated Project Manager to manage bids and projects.  The work will involve ensuring that the delivery of complex research and consultancy projects are achieved to the demanding requirements of our major national and international customers.

Reporting to the Head of Project Management, the successful applicant will have a good university honours degree in a technical or business discipline and/or a project management qualification together with the experience, drive and enthusiasm to motivate team members and establish excellent working relationships. 

They will have a self-disciplined approach, ensuring continuous adherence to the Company standards and procedures.

A proven track record for delivering projects to agreed timescales and within financial budgets is required as well as effective communication skills for managing customers as well as internal stakeholders. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful team operating in a world-class facility.  In return, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

• Salary
We offer competitive salaries for a basic 38 hour working week, with an aim to attract talented people with the skills and enthusiasm to help us succeed.  Future salary growth is linked to performance and contribution.  Generous shift and overtime premiums are offered when required.

• Pension & Life Assurance
Company matched contributions to a nominated personal pension scheme. Life assurance cover from first day of employment.

• Private Medical Insurance
Free to all employees and cover can be extended to family.

• Holiday
26 days annual leave, increasing to 29 days with longer service; in addition to Bank/Public Holidays.

• Car Parking
There is ample free, and secure, car parking on site.

The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements, including 5 years UK residency.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@ara.co.uk.

Aircraft Research Association Ltd is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.