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Project Manager

Location: Staffordshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Patrick Spurle Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Staffordshire

Salary: £DOE - We are booking interviews next week! Please call or email for a slot

Key Skills: Project Management, Engineering, APM, Prince2, Excel, MS Project, IFS, ERP, Forecasting, Data Management

Are you a meticulous Project Manager with passion, energy and enthusiasm to go above and beyond? Are you ready to play a pivotal role in ensuring top-tier quality standards in a well-established engineering organization? Look no further! We invite you to join our team in Staffordshire and be a key driver of engineering excellence.

About Us:

Join a dynamic and innovative engineering organization at the forefront of groundbreaking projects. We are a leader in the engineering sector, consistently pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We are seeking a talented and motivated Project Coordinator to join our team and contribute to the success of exciting and challenging engineering initiatives.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Project Manager?

  • Be the primary customer contact.
  • Successfully manage a portfolio of similar or related projects for a business stream, achieving customer requirements, and meeting business goals in terms of schedule, budget, deliveries, risk management, and winning new/follow-on business.
  • Monitor project performance against plan, cost, and delivery, and identify appropriate corrective actions by conducting periodic cost, schedule, performance, and risk reviews.
  • Prioritize, identify, and obtain the required resources, including facilities, tools, and personnel, to achieve successful project execution.
  • Supply accurate cost and schedule information in the preparation of bids and reports.
  • Provide effective leadership, manage all customer interfaces, and communicate effectively to Senior Management, team members, and peers to establish a common understanding of Project Scope and plan for successful program execution.
  • Motivate the team by communicating a shared vision, providing direction, setting goals, and mentoring, creating a team environment that encourages people to work towards common objectives.
  • Carry out other duties that may reasonably be required by the Programmes Director or the Programme Manager in support of department activities.
  • Experience in new product implementation and new product development.

What are we looking for in our next Project Manager?

  • Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing the full project lifecycle, including concept, launch, product development, transition to production, product delivery, and in-service support.
  • Educated to degree level in Business/Engineering.
  • APM qualified (or equivalent).
  • Excellent leadership, delegation, and teamwork skills with a collaborative mindset.
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and persuading skills at all levels in the business.
  • High commercial and business awareness, customer focus, and sales orientation.
  • Resilient - able to operate effectively under stretching project constraints, pressure, and displays sound judgment at all times.
  • PC and keyboard literate with a working knowledge of project management tools, plus working knowledge of IFS or an equivalent ERP system.
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplined projects with a focus on systems engineering and integration and/or manufacturing is highly desirable.
  • A background in Maritime/Defence industry would be advantageous.
  • Routine UK and occasional overseas travel will be required.

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills and desire to provide passion and drive as the next Project Manager, this is the opportunity for you!

So, if you are interested in joining a well-established, renowned, globally recognised organisation working with experts in their field as the next Project Manager, hit that apply button now!

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary: Attractive compensation package based on experience and expertise.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, dental, and retirement plans to support your well-being.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.
  • Cutting-Edge Projects: Engage in groundbreaking engineering projects that impact the industry.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside industry experts in a dynamic and innovative setting.

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional looking to take the next step in your career with a leading engineering organization, we invite you to apply. Please submit your updated CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and interest in the role.


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