Ultra Electronics Project Manager Full Time in Halifax, NS

Ultra Electronics

Branch Halifax NS CA

Project Manager
Halifax, NS

The Project Manager will be able to demonstrate a record of employing structured project management tools and processes to successfully manage development…

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc. has earned its reputation as an international leader in the development of equipment and systems for undersea surveillance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW). Established in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1947, Maritime Systems delivers sophisticated sonar systems to navies around the world including Multi-static Active Passive Sonar for the Dutch Navy, an Integrated Sonar Suite for the Royal Australian Navy, and the UK Surface Ship Torpedo Defence System for the Royal Navy. Maritime Systems provides unique engineering, development, manufacturing, test, evaluation, and management capabilities to develop and deliver advanced electronic, electromechanical, and underwater sensor systems. For more information on Ultra Electronics, please visi t www.ultra-ms.com .

Maritime Systems was awarded funding from Industry Canada’s Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI). This long-term funding is enabling Ultra to undertake long-term internal research and development (R&D) programme that will provide competitive advantage against international competition in the fast-growing, military towed, low-frequency, active-passive market. The products developed under this internal R&D project will introduce next-generation acoustic sensing, data transport, and acoustic projector technologies, culminating with an in-field demonstration capability that Maritime Systems can use to showcase this Canadian technology to its international customers.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications from Women, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

We are now recruiting for a talented Project Manager to lead a small team of professional engineers and manage a number of development projects to time, cost and performance and build on the relationships with customers to generate further business opportunities.

What the responsibilities?

  • Planning and execution of a number of engineering projects.
  • Accurate forecasting, control and reporting of project costs.
  • Identification, management and reporting of project risks and appropriate mitigations.
  • Ensuring projects meet all internal and external engineering and quality standards.
  • Management of subcontractors and procurement.
  • Resource planning.
  • Day to day management of project personnel.
  • Point of contact and expectation management for each customer.
  • Generation of further business from each customer.
  • Assisting the Sales and Marketing team to develop new offerings and proposals
  • Job Requirements

    What are we looking for ?

    The successful candidate is likely to possess an Engineering or related technical degree. The Project Manager will be able to demonstrate a record of employing structured project management tools and processes to successfully manage development/engineering projects to time, cost and performance. They will also possess an entrepreneurial flair for identifying and developing new opportunities with customers, utilising their first class verbal and written skills to lead small bids and proposals.

    Other key skills/experience for the role are as follows:

    • Ability to effectively manage people and lead multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Cost forecasting and control.
    • Effective risk management methodologies.
    • Strong customer focus and influence.
    • Ability to work effectively with suppliers & partners.
    • PMP designation is an advantage but not essential.

    What’s in it for you?

    Our working environment is fast-paced, results oriented and suited to those who thrive on change.
    Our projects are diverse, technically challenging and innovative.
    Our people are intelligent, creative and great to work with.

    We offer a competitive salary, and the potential that the contract will extend into permanent employment.

    To learn more, please visit us at http://www.ultra-ms.com/ .

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    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Halifax, NS, CA
    Posted on: 2015-08-01
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