Defence/PNT Technical Project Manager

Company Details

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast-moving global company with a family feel? A job where you could have an impact?

We are looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager specializing in Defence and PNT to join our growing team based in Harwell, United Kingdom.

The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to implement program initiatives and service delivery best practice. As a technical specialist, you will lead and mentor the team to support business development activities, to proactively look for work and to successfully deliver projects, programmes, and products.

Tasks and Activities

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Being responsible for managing the contract and ensuring quality of the service delivery to all RHEA clients, liaising between the client, the employees and RHEA Group back office.
  • Preparing documentation (e.g. proposals, response to requests and CCN’s).
  • Coordinating the kick-off of new contracts, integrating the delivery and reporting requirements into the monthly planning and ensuring the on-site teams are aware of the contractual requirements.
  • Performing the financial and technical monitoring of the contracts, highlighting possible risks and areas for improvement.
  • Assisting in review meetings to communicate technical tasks to the employees to achieve the deliverables.
  • Building strong relationships of trust with the client, understanding the technical and organizational challenges they face and identifying possible new business from RHEA Group.
  • Ensuring the deliverables of the contract are achieved on time. Compiling and quality assuring the monthly and quarterly reporting of the service contracts.
  • As a technical specialist in Defence and PNT, leading and mentoring the team to deliver successfully.
  • Capture & Analysis of customer requirements, interpreting these to define clear road maps.
  • Working across a broad spread of technical, project and security domains with the ability to “see the big picture” while also the technical detail
  • Liaising with the technical staff for timely inputs.
  • Completing all required financial reporting.
  • Monitoring the internal and client KPIs.
  • Implementing and monitoring the operations management processes. Ensuring clear communications with employees, and compliance to internal requirements. Reaching out on a regular basis to our employees in more remote locations, ensuring engagement with RHEA Group and managing any questions/concerns they may have.
  • Coordinating the performance management programme assisting in the annual performance review process.
  • Championing the Health and Safety Programme and RHEA Group’s Quality Management System at all locations where employees are based.


Skills and Experience

  • A university degree in a relevant domain, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrable experience.
  • Experience as a Technical Lead – in Defence Space and PNT preferred.
  • Expertise and understanding of PNT, GNSS and RF technology
  • Understanding of modern technologies ie. AI/ML
  • Exceptional time-management, facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in MS EXCEL and numerical reasoning.
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings. Proven proposal writing experience.
  • Experience with PMO and service delivery process.
  • Willing to travel when required.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within a major institution.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; personalized training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We strongly encourage applications from all nationalities, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, men, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel to apply.

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