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Project Manager (1 year FTC)

Requisition ID:  118254
Business Unit:  E&E Shepshed Group (1120)

Stevenage, HRT, United Kingdom, SG1 2DH

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.

Joining our team means, you are helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


The role will be to manage multiple internal stakeholders (including Manufacturing, Engineering, Procurement, Quality functions, etc.) to scope, coordinate, track and deliver product development, NPI and operational improvement projects for our aerospace product manufacture.

Core Responsibilities

  • Drive the project team from proposal to delivery.
  • Plan, track and deliver the projects on time, on quality and in budget.
  • Fully responsible for all aspects of the equipment/deliverables and for ensuring the allocated team delivers to customer satisfaction.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the project customers, internal and external.
  • Ensure full adherence to the business’ programme life cycle management process.
  • Provide inputs to regular Project reviews and other relevant business reviews and in line with the business life cycle management process.
  • Guarantee effective focus on mitigation of project risk to ensure successful completion.
  • Build efficient working relationships with other departments and stakeholders to deliver sustainable results.

Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Background and qualifications in an Engineering, Scientific or other relevant subjects.
  • Must have good knowledge of managing projects and people, both locally and remotely, on day to day basis.
  • APM, Prince2 or similar qualifications would be beneficial.
  • Proven track record of delivering NPI or operational improvement projects under challenging timescales with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in communication, delegation and motivation. 
  • Good analytical skills to be able to challenge the core tea constantly, achieving best value for the business. 
  • Excellent communication skills to enable discussion and presentation of complex issues and solutions.
  • Demonstrate 'Lead by example' behaviour, casting the right shadow.

What We Offer

Parker 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 offer package will include:

  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • 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.

Parker Meggitt is 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 and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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