Job title: Project Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Location: oxford
Job published: 2024-02-23
Job ID: 32887
Contact name: Lee Walker
Phone number: +44 141 264 2375
Contact email:

Job Description

Volantes Technical Recruitment are seeking a project manager to work for our leading client in oxfordshire 

The PM is required to initially support an ongoing project with the MoD. The primary project is to deliver an aircraft capability with the introduction into service of additional airframes to the customer. 

The successful applicant will join the PMO team at Oxford who specialize in both new build aircraft and retrofitting in service aircraft in both the civil and military domains.

Main responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the project.
  • Planning and scheduling of the project
  • Controlling work activities between multifunction teams
  • Monitoring spend and schedule adherence
  • Reporting, both internally and to the customer
  • Risk monitoring and control

Knowledge and Skills


  • Project planning and controls
  • Earned Value Management
  • Experience as a PM with MoD as a customer
  • Current SC clearance is a must have
  • Understanding of EASA, UK CAA and UK MAA
  • Commercial understanding


  • Background within an aviation engineering environment
  • Experience with Primavera P6   
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with customer facing roles
  • Experience in a Pt21 environment

Education, Qualifications or Training


  • Formal project management training at practitioner level - APMP, Prince 2 etc.
  • Background in aviation
  • UK driving licence