Project Manager

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Gi Group
£50000 - £55000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
PROJECT MANAGER - Hamble - £50k - £55k Days (Mon-Fri) 08:30-16:30

Our visionaries put ideas into action, raise the bar on product excellence and create the next generation of our product. And now, so can you. Join our team and become a part of a world class organisation that is one of the largest global contact lens producers, with a network of facilities that expands our reach to 70 countries.

To succeed in the position you will have experience in;

-high speed FMCG

-360 real project management experience (including budget control, planning and experience in leading multiple projects)

- Engineering related Degree

- Medical or Pharmaceutical related experience

Job Description

To ensure the delivery excellence of individual European Technical Innovation Group projects. A project manager responsible for specific projects who:

* Interfaces to and liaises with customers and vendors for the project.
* Uses best practice project management principles.
* Manages the day to day project resources for his/her projects.
* Ensures the project team is using current document templates for all Design History File related documents.
* Ensures approval for all relevant Design History File related documents.
* Manages the project timeline, quality and cost criteria.
* Is responsible for the performance of the project team.
* Is responsible for mentoring the project management competence of other staff.
* Is responsible to and directed by Programme Manager.
* Attends appropriate management meetings to report on projects.
* Is responsible for compiling a monthly report on project status
* Arranges and chairs project teams meetings as appropriate.

Managing the customer

* Establish and maintain customer relationship throughout the project which provides a common customer focus and positive perception.
* Monitor and review with the customer progress against plan to effectively manage specification changes which ensure that delivery objectives are met.
* To appear technically credible to the customer and to ensure technical issues are resolved promptly and satisfactorily.
* Work with customers and other Department Managers to negotiate and agree specifications (including changes).

Managing budgets

* Monitor and safeguard commercial viability of the project.
* Ensure that his/her projects are delivered to agreed time, cost and quality parameters.

Managing projects

* Liaise with customer and module leaders and module leaders to develop detailed project requirements and a detailed project plan which is agreed and meets the customer's requirements of budget, time and deliverables.
* Negotiate resource requirements with other departments to ensure project meets quality, cost and delivery objectives.
* Establish, monitor and dissolve project team to optimise resource utilisation at every phase of the project.
* Work with Technical Managers and colleagues to exploit new technologies.

Managing vendors

* Working with Purchasing you are responsible for contract negotiations to meet specific project requirements and ensure adherence.
* To manage effective vendor relationships to ensure timely supply at optimum quality and cost.
* Support ETIG module leaders in the selection of vendors.

Managing the people resource

* Motivate and manage project team to ensure optimal performance is achieved.
* Manage multi-discipline, multi-cultural, and or multi-national teams to maximise performance.


* Number of project milestones planned for achievement compared to number achieved on or ahead of schedule.
* Development lead-time - elapsed time for project, planned versus actual (baseline project)
* On time delivery.


* Delivery of project to an agreed budget, including tracking monthly spend, planned versus actual
* Working closely with ETIG module leaders manage cost changes and maintain log of variances
* Work with ETIG module leaders to ensure the true cost benefits are known, presented and managed throughout the project


* Delivery of projects to an agreed quality
* Work with ETIG module leaders to ensure conformance with primary process objectives e.g. functional requirements, utilization, yield.
* Project resource utilisation, planned versus actual.
* Project team briefings, frequency and quality.
* Customer satisfaction.
* Project team satisfaction.
* Maintenance of visible project measures of performance.

Technical Competencies

* A minimum of 3 years experience managing technical / development projects.
* A background of working in controls, mechanical or automation environment.
* Sound understanding of project management principles and concepts such as would be obtained from advanced project management courses or qualifications
* Previous experience in managing project and capital expenditure budget.

Work Environment:

Office based with some domestic and international travel required. Shop floor during equipment implementation phase of projects