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Acro – Project manager, NPD

Crawley, UK

Salary: Competitive

Acro has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager with a technical or engineering background to join our fast-growing business and support in our exciting New Product Development projects (NPD)

Reporting into the Lead NPD Project Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for supporting New Product Development (NPD) and the successful delivery of multiple complex projects. Working closely with the Project Manager and Head of Programs and collaborating closely with Engineering, Production, Procurement and external suppliers / customers, this full lifecycle project management position will take on a range of tasks and will require a strong technical / engineering understanding.

To be successful in this position you will have/be:

• Strong Project Management experience to include management of technical projects
• A previous background in engineering with exposure to NPD
• Experience of working within the aviation industry, with knowledge of regulatory bodies such as EASA, CAA and FAA preferred but not essential
• Capable of managing high-complexity programs with a high level of governance
• Working towards or qualified within Prince2 or similarly recognized project management qualification
• A demonstrable track record of successful project delivery with proven project management ability
• Dynamic and personable with the ability to be part of and manage matrix teams within an organization
• Strong negotiating and decision-making skills with the ability to challenge and influence
• The ability to operate under pressure and to tight deadlines
• A positive and pragmatic approach to achieving results
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a team approach
• The ability to work well under own initiative

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and award-winning high growth business.

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