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Vacancy Details

Project Manager - REF No. EB5390

Industry Sector: Engineering - Electronic
Location: Rugeley

Salary: circa £40000 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Paul Lewis

Job Summary

A vacancy has arisen for a Project Manager who will be reporting to the Programme Manager within the Projects Department. This Project Manager will be responsible for the co-ordination of project management activity across several programmes, taking a lead in bid activity. This Project Manager should possess a proven track record in successful delivery of complex projects.

Detailed Job Description

EB5390: Project Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Rugeley, South Staffordshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

Security Level: SC

A vacancy has arisen for a Project Manager who will be reporting to the Programme Manager within the Projects Department. This Project Manager will be responsible for the co-ordination of project management activity across several programmes, taking a lead in bid activity. This Project Manager should possess a proven track record in successful delivery of complex projects.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Be the primary customer contact
* Successfully manage a portfolio of similar or related projects for a business stream achieving customer requirements along with meeting the business goals of schedule, budget, deliveries, risk management and winning new/follow on business
* Monitor project performance against plan and identify appropriate corrective actions by conducting periodic cost, schedule, performance and risk reviews. Prioritise, 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
* 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 programme 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 in support of department activities

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

* Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing full lifecycle product development
* Educated to degree level in Business/Engineering
* Excellent leadership, delegation and team work skills
* Excellent communication, influencing and persuading skills
* High commercial and business awareness, customer focus and sales orientation
* Resilient - able to operate effectively under stretching project constraints, pressure and displays sound judgement always
* PC and keyboard literate and 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 is highly desirable. A background in 440V, 3 phase Power projects would be advantageous. Routine UK and occasional overseas travel will be required.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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