Project Lead

  • Location

    Yeovil

  • Sector:

    IT & New Technology, Engineering

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £24 - £24.68 per hour

  • Contact:

    Emma Holmes

  • Contact email:

    elholmes@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01935 432434

  • Job ref:

    EH-17

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-24

  • Startdate:

    2021-06-23

Are you looking for a new opportunity working within a Aerospace /Engineering Capacity?
Do you have experience within a Project Management or Lead role or Change Management? Have you worked as a Project Officer level and now its time for you to step up into a new challenge?
Then we would like to hear from you.

  • 37 hour working week (flexible working hours)

  • The site offers a staff canteen and kitchen facilities

  • Staff shops located on site

  • Free parking.


You will be working with in a leading Aerospace Manufacture in Yeovil and working alongside the Operations Programme Manager and the Integrated Project Team.

You will need to have excellent technical ability,run with your nominated project, you will co-ordinate Operations day to day activities, budgets and schedules by working closely with the delivery managers across the various Aircraft Operations functions. 

Expedience within Configuration Management processes, in order to be aware of imminent scope changes and likely impacts this will create to the cost and schedule.

  • Work closely to project manage Cost Performance

  • Maintain with the aid of a nominated Planner, the associated schedule of works and budgets, ensuring at all times, forecast dates are up to date.

  • Ensure that corrective actions are put in place where deviations on schedule and costs are experienced.

  • Identify, quantify and manage risks and opportunities – making effective use of the allocated risk budgets to mitigate risks and implement opportunities to reduce overall costs.

  • Identify resource capacity constraints and escalate where necessary to resolve any conflicts.


  • Experience with working with aircraft or similar role is an advantage

  • Working and knowledge of SAP and or Microsoft Project not essential but an advantage 

  • Worked within a Project Officer role or similar and looking to move into a new opportunity

  • Excellent Communication &  IT Skills, Excel Advance level & VB Script being an Advantage