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Project Manager

South East
Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Project Manager



Competitive Salary and Car Allowance


About Us:

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Project Manager with experience in delivering complex projects to join a leading organisation that provides a broad range of services in a number of industries in the UK. This is a full-time permanent staff opportunity based at their offices in Reading.

The Role:

You will be joining the defence sector of the company and be responsible for leading the operational management and delivery of projects including building relationships and maintaining regular communication with key stakeholders.


  • Leading key packages of site works
  • Managing and supporting others in implementation and application of project controls and commercial management (NEC3 & 4)
  • Ensuring nuclear safety and quality requirements are to the highest standard
  • Closing out and handing over completed work packages to commissioning
  • Performing against a tight schedule and budget through effective management of deliverables, quality requirements, risk and opportunity management
  • Creating an inclusive environment, leading and motivating others to achieve and deliver successful project outcomes

Qualifications & Experience:

  • SC Clearance or the ability to obtain clearance is essential
  • Previous or current experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience working within the defence sector is highly advantageous
  • Preferably 5 years’ experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in delivering complex mechanical and electrical projects nearing completion is desirable

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. We actively recruit at all levels for scientific, high-tech engineering, IT and manufacturing companies from Graduates / Trainees to Engineers, Sales, Management and Director Level Search and Selection appointments. Please contact Jez Lloyd at First Recruitment Group to find out more.

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