Project Manager

Recruiter
Vanilla Recruitment (UK) Ltd
Location
Market Harborough
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An existing opportunity to join a growing company that are looking for experienced Project Managers in the retail and design field. The Project Manager will take an agreed design or brief from concept to reality, manage the project though the critical process to completion ensuring delivery of projects within budget and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Clearly identify all stakeholders to a project and agree estimated lead times
* Unless a budget is specified, provide a range of production options in terms of cost
* Accurately cost projects using a formalised costing system and the raising of internal works orders and external purchase orders
* Responsibility for conversion to an Order Acknowledgement when order is confirmed
* To implement briefing meetings to agree processing responsibilities with each team and other stakeholders at the outset of each project
* To provide timely information and feedback related to costings and any stages of the production process with the aid of an instant and accessible cost analysis of ongoing projects
* To communicate project progress to the Head of Projects or directly to client if previously agreed
* To effectively manage internal and external supply resources to produce and deliver high quality promotional products in budget and on time
* To manage ongoing workload, informing all relevant parties of any delays or difficulties which may adversely affect the delivery, quality or cost of the project
* To process client and supplier orders in conjunction with projects, within 24 hours and to expedite invoicing during, for stage payments, or immediately after project completion
* To accurately maintain a project file, ensuring that each file is comprehensive with all correspondence, photographic evidence, specifications and reference
* To manage, maintain and build up working relationships with new and existing clients
* To ensure all work is quality checked and accurate before handover to the client
* Leadership - communicates and promotes the business vision and decisions through leading by example

Skills and experience required:

* Excellent PC literacy essential with knowledge of design programmes an advantage
* Must have project manager experience in retail of POS
* Proven customer service and project management experience
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
* Accountability - will deliver results
* Driven to achieve personal goals and demonstrates initiative, energy and tenacity to resolve problems and achieve goals in line with business objectives
* Planning and organisation - ensures objectives are clarified, defined and that realistic action plans are developed and implemented
* Customer and quality focused - works to continuously improve products, services
* Commercial awareness
* Profitability - contributes to Company's profitability by thinking about their actions in line with costs, budgets and financial targets
* Personal growth - takes full responsibility to develop own operational experience and is considered competent in area of expertise
* Team work

Hours:

* Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm

Salary and benefits:

* £25,000 - £35,000 (dependent on level of experience)
* Non contractional gym membership
* Cycle to work scheme
* Pension scheme