Project Manager

Recruiter
Fuel Recruitment Limited
Location
Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Client a UK leading Engineering Company who has a vast range of experience across many industrial sectors, from automotive to power generation and chemical to food and beverage. They are looking to build a diverse team with different areas of expertise, allowing them to tackle challenges in a wide variety of industries Specialising in HVAC and Building services.

The successful applicant will be running projects delivering to a range of customers. The projects could be complex, and it could mean that you are working on a range on industry projects at any one time. The successful applicant will own project performance into the customer and will be the key liaison between the Programme, Engineering, Planning and Financial teams. They will be expected to be able to manage programme activities, and hopefully possess a PRINCE2 or equivalent qualifications with periods of related practitioner experience.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

* Project leadership.
* Day to day project delivery against requirements and meeting the high standards set by our customers.
* Managing delivery activities across the engineering lifecycle (cradle to grave) spanning concept definition and requirements engineering through development and ultimately test, trials and release, and subsequent support activity.
* Developing and negotiating solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation, ensuring solutions are consistent with both customer and client objectives and conform to regulated design and management criteria.
* The provision of agreed metrics and objective performance criteria in monitoring project performance.
* Customer and stakeholder management.
* Contributing to the development of new concepts, techniques, business and standards to enhance the business.
* Working without appreciable direction and exercising considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to resolving challenges.
* Providing advice to senior management on major matters pertaining to delivery, risks, issues, opportunities, and aspects of policies, plans, and business objectives.

Desired & Required Skills:

Required Skills:

* Proven Track Record in Programme Delivery
* Prince 2 qualified (or equivalent) with experience of operating in Prince 2 Management environments
* Strong track record in the planning and delivery of challenging projects against tight timelines.
* Extensive experience working in a collaborative environments and a track record in strong internal relationships.
* Ability to develop customer intimacy quickly at all levels.
* Strong presentation skills.
* Solid understanding of engineering and financial processes.
* Subcontract Management experience.
* The ability to adapt behaviours and communication style which is reflective of different stakeholders and audiences.
* Pro-active with strong self motivation