Senior Project Manager - Mobile Platforms

Telecommunications, Defence, Programme and Project Management

Following the start of an additional project within a $multibillion telecommunications programme, there is a new position available for a suitably experienced Senior Project Manager – Mobile Platforms.


The Senior Project Manager – Mobile Platforms will have the following objectives:

  • Responsible for the management, control and monitoring of elements of a key vehicle delivery project, throughout all stages of the project lifecycle through implementation, customer acceptance and technical transfer into operational use. 
  • Ensure that all vehicles are delivered where and when they are required in accordance with the overarching project schedule.
  • Be the "go to" person for the status of all vehicle delivery project activities and will provide hands on approach to ensure all customers, internal and external, have access to the required vehicles when required.
  • Drive the delivery of vehicle project in liaison with the capability project managers to achieve sign off tests to meet key project milestone deliverables through a highly proactive approach resolving cross functional technical conflicts and engineering issues.
  • Situated within a dedicate Integration Project Team (IPT) the Senior Project Manager reports to the IPT Programme Manager.


The primary responsibility of the Senior Programme Manager – Mobile Platforms is to deliver the vehicle delivery project in line with specified performance, time, cost and quality, which entails:

· A full understanding of customer requirements with the aim of meeting or exceeding major milestones.

· Managing the customer expectations by reporting accurately and capturing any variations through the project change control procedures.

· Control all relevant project activities and finances.

· Ensure vehicle delivery risks are defined, acted on, maintained and reported against.

· Regular reviews with senior staff on the progress of the vehicle delivery project


The Senior Project Manager – Mobile Platforms will offer the following skills/experience:

· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electronics/Communications engineering discipline.

· Previous experience of being involved in a major vehicle integration project with a thorough knowledge of whole vehicle engineering and integration process. including:

Ø Conducting design reviews

Ø Certification and homologation

Ø Managing Vehicle, First of Type Tracking and testing

Ø Releasing vehicles post-certification confirmation

Ø Project sign offs

· Experience of managing a vehicle integration testing process would be an advantage.

· Experience with dealing with military personnel and military type operational requirements.

· Proven track record as a team player and an effective manager of project teams.

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of tools including ‘Project’.

· Experience of working in the Middle East (preferably Saudi Arabia) (desirable)

· Experience in major military integration projects. (desirable)

· Business experience in the Defence Sector (desirable)

Job Facts

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Jason Pocock