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Project Manager

Requisition ID:  104615
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Stevenage, HRT, United Kingdom, SG1 2DH

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.


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.
  • Be 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.
  • Ensure 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

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:

  • 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. #LI-IB1

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