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Project Management Summer Placement 2021

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The Project Management team are crucial to the delivery of all of all our products. They work on a variety of projects and platforms to manage planning, cost at completions and risk mitigation.

What's the opportunity?

This varied role will involve updating project plans, preparing costs for work with Engineers to be presented to senior management and updating Risk Registers.

In your role you will work with metrics to identify and implement improvements in existing metrics as well as look at ways to improve the existing process for project planning.

You will Identify and locate project kit at a number of UK sites, travelling to the physical locations where necessary as well as identify and then prepare a “how to” guide on the documentation suite required for contracts.

Who is MBDA?

MBDA is the only European group capable of designing and producing missiles and missile systems to meet the whole range of current and future needs of the three armed forces.

Through your role you will gain experience in:

  • Fundamental Project Management skills.
  • Providing support to senior managers.
  • Presenting to a variety of differing audiences, meeting different needs.
  • Influencing skills.
  • Real Risk Registers.
  • Customer interaction.
  • Programming and risk tools.

What's in it for you?

You'll no doubt have seen all the information about our comprehensive and customisable benefits package. For a reminder click here (please note that not all benefits are available to our summer placement and undergraduate students).

What are we looking for from you?

  • Studying towards a degree in an engineering-based subject.
  • Willingness to build technical knowledge.

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

All graduates, undergraduates and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective role. Some roles, may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in UK for up to 5 years dependent on the level of clearance required.

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Job ID Number: GS412
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer, Summer - open to 1st years
  • Stevenage (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Systems

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