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Engineering Project Manager

Location: Preston/ Remote

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Nuclear, Aerospace, Maritime and Defence.

Our offering includes digital engineering, system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Project Manager to join our dynamic team at Delkia.

Overview of the role

Working as a Project Manager you will play a key role in Delkia’s future, strengthening the concept, design, planning and execution of strategically important projects. With an understanding of project management methodologies, the role is to support the Programme and Operations Manager with the technical, commercial and financial management aspects associated to the delivery of projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare meeting packs/presentations, capturing minutes, agreed actions, updating teams and senior management.

  • Support Tender Submissions from a Project Management perspective.

  • Prepare schedules and monitor progress against established baselines.

  • Establish and maintain weekly reporting, by setting up regular internal and external team meetings.

  • Work collaboratively with the Projects Team to deliver the assigned project to defined cost, schedule, and quality requirements, leading to a successful handover.

  • Developing and maintaining project documentation templates.

  • Ensuring all project documentation is completed.

  • Tracking and monitoring project spending and reporting variances, using Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques.

  • Positively influence key stakeholders (both internal & external) associated with the project.

  • Using DAREO, identify potential dependencies, assumptions, risks, exceptions, opportunities, project problems, mitigation contingencies and implement corrective actions.

  • Highlighting where updates or escalations are required.

  • Play an active part in Lessons Identified process across all projects and embed a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Promoting continuous improvement and recommending or implementing process improvements where possible.

  • Take ownership and pride in your work and promoting project management success through the team.

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites

  • Degree in Project Management (desirable)

  • PRINCE/APM Project Management Qualification (desirable)

The Person

  • Proficient with the full Microsoft Office suite

  • Competent with use of MS Project

  • Detail orientated, high standard of accuracy & quality

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • A strong team-player

  • A drive to succeed


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Cycle-To-Work Scheme

  • Health Care

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Benefits Package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events

  • Professional membership

Company Overview

Based in Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence and Clean Energy sectors.


To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


• Collaboration and Teamwork

• Integrity, Trust and Accountability

• Safety and Security

• Client Focused

• Social Value and Impact

• Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit the roles you can perform.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply:

Please send your CV / interest to

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.

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