Project Manager

Location Basingstoke
Discipline: Aerospace , Automotive
Salary: £45,000-55,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

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Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Project Manager who can work within a multi-disciplined Engineering, Purchasing and Production environment and ensure projects are delivered on time and in full.

Key Responsibilities:

The Technical Project Manager will work alongside a variety of engineers, support personnel and be responsible for the delivery of projects. You will bring with you a can-do attitude and help improve the control of projects within a growing technical engineering team.

  • Work with the Engineering Manager to define design activities and schedules.

  • Work with the Procurement Manager to ensure materials and components are delivered within defined schedules. Perform ‘make or buy’ decisions.

  • Work with the Production Manager to allocate build resource to the project in a timely manner and ensure that products are ready for factory testing on time.

  • Chair internal technical meetings as needed to manage system requirements and technical solutions. Communicate directly with technical experts in various engineering fields – mechanical, electrical, RF and software.

  • Arrange various project reviews during project lifecycle.

  • Manage and mitigate risks through project lifecycle.

  • Be the customer liaison, reporting on project status, schedule, and risks. Communicate with the customer on technical matters, calling for support from experts as needed.

  • Occasional international and domestic travel for project reviews on customer sites.

Qualifications and/or Work Experience Required:

  • Degree educated in an engineering discipline

  • Qualified in project management or with the equivalent industry experience, preferably in complex, fast moving, multi-disciplined projects

  • Competent in use of MS Project and other Project Management tools

  • Experience in dealing directly with customers on technical and programmatic matters

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical details to a moderate level.

  • Career driven and keen to develop

  • Commercially focussed team player

  • Passport and willingness to travel is essential

The salary for this position will be £45,000 - £55,000 dependant on experience.