Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

Job Title: Project Manager – Defence

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: up to £60,000 (depending on experience)

As a Project Manager in a Defence Programmes team, you’ll play a pivotal role in managing and supporting projects related to military vehicle validation, testing, and support for UK MoD and OE manufacturers. Operating within the unique test facilities, you’ll oversee a range of projects, from short-term initiatives to multi-year programmes with high stakeholder engagement.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Join a market-leading international group offering a diverse range of services in testing, engineering, homologation, and more.
  • Work within a culture that values expertise, innovation, and integrity, fostering an environment where individuals can make a difference and enjoy coming to work.
  • Benefit from opportunities for professional growth and development, including training and the chance to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Be part of a team that collaborates to deliver safe and efficient solutions defence customers.


  • Lead project teams, ensuring timely delivery of results.
  • Manage project budgets and track progress using MS Project.
  • Implement risk management strategies and ensure compliance with ISO standards.
  • Build strong relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Continuously improve business operations and processes.

Key Skills/Attributes & Experience:

  • Proven experience in project management within engineering projects.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly MS Project.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Recognized project management qualification (PRINCE2, APM, etc.) desirable.
  • High attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and proactive attitude.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Positive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and facilities.

How to Apply:

To apply for this role, please submit your CV to or call 01565 743190 and ask for Chris Hill.

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