Project Manager

Ultra Maritime, Maritime Systems - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
We are now recruiting for a talented Project Manager to work with a Program Manager to lead a team of engineers and technologists and to manage a development project to time, cost and performance.
Planning and execution of engineering projects;
Accurate forecasting, control and reporting of project costs;
Identification, management and reporting of project risks and appropriate mitigations;
Ensuring the project meets all internal and external engineering and quality standards;
Management of subcontractors and procurement where appropriate;
Resource planning;
Day-to-day management of project personnel;
Acting as one of the points of contact for each customer and management of expectations;
Generation of further business from each customer where appropriate;
Assisting the Sales and Marketing team to develop new offerings and proposals.
Other duties/ projects as assigned.

Required Skills:
Ability to work on Canadian Controlled Goods and US ITAR controlled articles.
Candidate must be capable of acquiring a NATO Secret security clearance.
BS / BA degree in a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/education.
3+ years of experience in supporting customer programs within defense/aerospace industry.

Desired Skills:
Willing to travel within Canada, US and Overseas.
PMP certification an advantage, but not required.
Experience scheduling development projects, reporting on progress and running metrics.
High level of proficiency with MS Project.
Business acumen to include a working knowledge and understanding of financial, accounting, earned value, and operational functions required to provide sound project support.
Professional presence with desire to improve processes and exceed project schedule and budgetary goals.
Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining customer, client, and vendor relationships with high level of satisfaction.
Attention to detail and analytical skill.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. A review of this classification has excluded the marginal functions of the classification that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities to perform this job proficiently. The requirements in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems delivers advanced underwater battlespace capabilities to the Royal Canadian Navy and other allied navies around the world. We provide systems that keep sailors safe and that maximize mission effectiveness through underwater information advantage.

Maritime Systems designs, manufactures, and supports full variable depth sonar systems, specialized towed array modules for sonar and torpedo defense applications and deployable high-power acoustic projector and receiver systems. We are also recognized as a global leader in the design and manufacturer of surface-launched and air-launched expendable acoustic sensor systems.

Maritime Systems lives by Ultra Electronics' mission to "innovate today for a safer tomorrow".

Ultra Electronics is a UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group. Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

Maritime Systems offers a competitive salary, benefits package including 100% employer paid dental and health care premiums, life insurance, 5% matched RRSP, Bonus Plan, vacation trading, an EFAP, and flexible working hours.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications from Women, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.