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Aviation Project Manager (Contract) (002093) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Primary role purpose:

Project Manager working within Inmarsat’s Aviation division providing communication services to the aviation industry. Working with airline clients and internal teams to ensure structured, disciplined delivery according to industry standard project and programme protocols.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • The PM will support delivery of aircraft projects for GX, L-Band and EAN Services.
  • Scoping and managing delivery of aviation related projects.
  • Managing integration and service delivery aspects of aircraft embodiment projects.
  • Leading technical project teams within a matrix managed environment.
  • Managing project interfaces with airline and OEMs.
  • Develop and manage plans for project delivery.
  • Financial control and budget management of assigned projects.
  • Ensure project management protocols are adhered to.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • Available and willing to travel worldwide.
  • Quick thinking and delivery focused with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Accustomed to working in cross-functional teams spread across multiple time-zones.
  • Excellent organisational/project management skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Previous experience of managing aircraft avionics installation and embodiment projects.
  • Excellent change management and coordination skills.
  • Excellent Project planning, forecasting, reporting and communication skills.
  • Prior experience of managing tenders and OEMs.
  • Good understanding of software development and integration lifecycles.
  • Programme / Project Management qualification(s).
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft specifically Project and Excel.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Aviation STC process experience for either FAA or EASA or both.
  • Prior experience in using JIRA & Confluence.
  • Knowledge of satellite & cellular industry.


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