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Project Manager

Date: 09-Jun-2021

Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta, CA

Company: QinetiQ

Role Purpose


QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of state of the art Unmanned Aerial and Surface Target systems including the world leading Banshee target. QTS targets are used to enable realistic weapons test and evaluation and operator training in over 40 countries worldwide with QTS providing a complete managed service in over 15 of these countries.


We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team to manage project assignments as defined by the project sponsor. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Leading the planning and execution of the project deliverables through multiple project phases, often overlapping. 
  • Provide project technical leadership, working closely with teams to monitor and ensure the project accomplishes all goals and deliverables, on time and budget.
  • Apply rigorous change management procedures to ensure project does not exceed the customer budget.
  • Engage with project team members and work towards shared project goals and deliverables.
  • Managing risks, opportunities, change and resolving conflicts and constraints (including prioritization calls) within the program and collaborating across other QinetiQ sites as necessary.
  • Coordinating with different QCI departments/functions to deliver the project.
  • Ensuring regular forecasts (both financial and resource related) for cost, sales and delivery are maintained which reflect the up-to-date expectations for the work.
  • Ensuring the program schedule, cost model and risk register are maintained, and that effective corrective action is undertaken with respect to variances.
  • Leverage the ERP system to assist with project sponsor and customer reporting requirements, ensuring governance with QinetiQ policies.
  • Operating in a safe & secure manner and ensuring that direct and indirect reports do likewise.
  • Leading by example in delivering a customer facing QinetiQ program that is in line with customer expectations and QinetiQ values.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience leading complex engineering programs in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leading multi-disciplined teams, including those with a high technical content
  • Stakeholder management including proven success in environments with multiple direct and indirect stakeholders.
  • Strong track record of successfully resolving competing demands.
  • Experience across all stages of project lifecycle, including project mobilization and service deliver.
  • Experience in applying different techniques appropriately to meet the need of the program.
  • Experience working with multiple contractors.
  • Project Management experience, PMP designation or global equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience as Project Management focusing on Government or Military delivery would be an asset.


Security Requirements

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Able to obtain a Canadian Level 2 Security clearance
  • Must have a clean background history and obtain criminal record check


This position is safety sensitive due work requirements of being on the factory floor near equipment, field deployment and testing requirements.