Project Manager

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Adam Metcalfe

  • Contact email:

    adam.metcalfe@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/507121

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-04

  • Startdate:

    21/01/2019 09:39:19

Project Manager - 12 month fixed term

Our chosen business partner is experiencing a steady period of growth. They are a leading manufacturer of energy products and are approaching an extremely busy period with winter already here.

Reporting to the UK Head of Project Management and with a line to the Managing Director, you will be responsible initially in dealing with NPD projects and commercialisation projects such as, bringing our products to market once they have been developed.

This Senior Project Manager role is vitally important to our client and we will be looking for a highly motivated and capable individual who will work smartly using the support and data around them. The individual must be able to effectively manage and lead multiple projects and develop innovative solutions/contingency plans to control project timescales, total product cost and the investment costs associated. This will involve the co-ordination of cross-functional, internal and external resources via an agreed management structure.


Key Responsibilities;

Successfully lead multiple projects from start to finish, including when required making/following through with any necessary challenges at any level;
Effectively manage and lead UK specific projects from defining project objectives and the formulation of the specification through to completion, ensuring post launch targets are achieved;
Use of the group NPD (New Product Development Process) process;
Management Framework to manage the progress of each project;

Adherence to key project elements;-

Product Specification
Agreed Timescales
Project Costs
Product Quality/Reliability
Market/Business Goals
Negotiation/co-ordination of key functional resources via department managers.
Negotiation/management of key suppliers re: joint development programmes.
Achieve project targets and successful sign off.
Regular project status reporting to the business

Key Requirements;

Your previous project management experience will be clearly visible, ideally within a senior position; in particular a working knowledge of Prince2 would be an advantage and ideally you will have an engineering background. You will be confident and have no issue challenging various key decision makers.

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