Project Manager

Location Basingstoke
Salary: £350/day
Contact name: Joe Collins

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Job ref: 119
Published: 18 days ago

We are currently looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Project Manager to work for a leading engineering business in Basingstoke.

The role will be an initial 3 month contract with extensions likely for the right candidate, the status of the contract is deemed inside IR35.

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 matter.