Project / Programme Manager - manufacturing

About Solutions Recruitment Ltd
Brighton, East Sussex
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager / Programme Manager for dynamic manufacturing engineering company to oversee the organisations multi-disciplined projects. As such, will need to demonstrate strong communication and client facing skills as well as in-house project management. With a demonstrable background in Engineering and strength of character to drive projects within time and budget.

The project / programme manager will be responsible for:

  • Project & Programme management
  • Project delivery and associated P&L
  • Communicating with external businesses and partners on project work
  • Record all activities in clear, organized and concise documentation.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Work closely with the board in helping with strategy and project development

The project manager must come from a strong engineering background (electronics, mechanical engineering, physics or similar) and ideally be educated to degree level and have gained chartership. Working to deadlines and producing a solid project fit for purpose the manager must command respect of his /her peers in a fast paced engineering environment.


  • Minimum 8yrs commercial experience as a project manager in a disciplined environment
  • Good exposure and understanding of engineering principles and design - must be able to hold their own from a technical perspective in a client meeting
  • Educated to degree level HNC / HND / BSc / BEng or similar
  • Sound documentation and written skills
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Strong personality and self starter
  • Someone who can remain calm under pressure but who is a strong finisher
  • Project Management methodology (e.g. Prince2, Agile, Six Sigma, Lean etc.)
  • Good MS Office experience (Excel, Word, MS Project etc)

This is a role that requires the project manager to have a strong personality. So the successful project manager will need to help manage those differing opinions to ensure the projects run to time and budget. An excellent opportunity for a Project / Programme Manager to take ownership and make a clear difference to this very exciting business!

Great company. Challenging role!

Please send your CV for more details of the company and position.