Project Manager - Electronics Design

Recruiter
Matchtech
Location
Southampton
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - Electronics Design

This is an immediate requirement for a Project Manager with experience of working in the Engineering or Manufacturing sectors.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Project to work for a leading Electronics design company in the Southampton area. Due to an increase in Project wins my client is looking to expand their current project range by developing a number of new avionic products.

This Project Manager role will be working across the design, development and manufacturing stages of the engineering lifecycle and be central in the delivery of these new systems.

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JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this Project Manager role

- Responsible for successful delivery (on time, to cost & quality) of all assigned projects across the whole life cycle including preparation, review and management of project plans, whilst mitigating risk, to ensure the business meets targets & objectives.
- Maximise the profitability of the assigned projects.
- Management of project risks and opportunities
- Build and maintain strong working relationships, with both internal and external stakeholders, in order to influence project activities, through effective communication.
- Lead the project teams effectively and with minimal supervision
- Actively contribute to the development of products, and follow on business prospects, including challenging the status quo and continuously improving and exceeding expectations.
- Contribute to business planning and review
- Determine costs and timescales for new projects and contract changes
- Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Requirements for this Project Manager role

- APM or equivalent
- To be able to demonstrate broad experience of managing a portfolio of projects across the whole life cycle
- Proven ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team
- Working on concurrent complex projects
- Work under pressure with minimal supervision
- Understanding and experience of commercial issues
- Ability to communicate and influence people at all levels within and outside the organisation.
- Excellent presentation skills
- Excellent writing skills
- Flexibility including ability and willingness to travel and visit customer sites (occasional travel in UK and abroad).
- Fully conversant with current IT/computer software packages (i.e. word, excel, PowerPoint, MS Project).

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Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.

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