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Senior Project Manager

Requisition ID:  96414
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Basingstoke (1205)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence

Role Summary

We have an exciting Senior Project Manager role to work within our recently restructured Project Management team at our site in Fareham. With a huge focus on innovation and a diverse customer base, this is an exciting time to join our business.


In this role your responsibility will be to lead and manage cross-functional teams (engineering, manufacturing engineering, supply chain, operations and quality) to deliver projects within the established non-recurring cost (NRC), delivery, quality, and other critical success factors (CSFs). You will manage projects from cradle to grave and be an integral part of our business

Core Responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of PLM, its application and implementation of it without supervision to achieve desired Project outcomes
  • Lead, manage and support team to accomplish goals and objectives 
  • Understands the Business Case as it applies to the Project scope of work and manages the internal/external factors
  • Proactively manages Scope through Change Control, including creation of impact assessments, input to Claim Strategies and assistance with commercial negotiations,
  • Realises effective Project planning with complex relations and challenging milestones in a matrix organisation
  • Sequences project activities and deliverables, taking in to account various dependencies to determine critical path
  • Internal and External (Customer/Supply Chain) metric-driven Project Status reporting
  • Effective and structured approach to embedding Risk Management as central to effective Project delivery
  • Create, modify and agree project plans with the Engineering Leads

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ideally HNC or Degree educated
  • Proven experience leading technical projects, ideally in the context of airborne product development
  • Conflict management skills
  • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership
  • Ability to develop strategic plans to grow the business
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project)

What We Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime. 
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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