Project Manager / Key Customer Accountant Manager

31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Project Manager/Key Customer Accountant Manager

LOCATION: Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary is negotiable and benefits such as Contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays, Child Care Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme

WORKING HOURS: Standard 37 hours a week but additional hours as and when to meet the needs of the business

THE COMPANY: Our client develops innovative solutions to anticipate their customers' evolving requirements and provide the technologies, products and services needed for tomorrow's aerospace and defence markets. A significant proportion of their employees are involved in Research & Development, exploring new paths to innovation day after day. We are now seeking a Project Manager/Key Customer Accountant Manager in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire to join their company on a fixed term contract with a view to conversion to a permanent contract.

THE ROLE: To provide key customer project management focus across a range of company projects. To work in close coordination with the wider company project organisation, to accomplish on site project objectives (Scope, Schedule, Cost and Quality) through planning, execution and closure of all project related activities.

? Assume the role of main point of contact for the key customer and other project stakeholders.
? Create and deliver project work plans (schedules) and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. In conjunction with the wider company project organisation.
? Work with the wider company project organisation to define the skills/resources required for the project and contribute to the development of the training plan to enhance resources skills as required.
? Identify resources and assign responsibilities for the project activities locally and then work in conjunction with the company project organisation with regards to offsite resource.
? Manage day to day operational aspects of the project.
? Apply the basic cost model of the organisation to estimate the project cost, prepare the annual/monthly budget.
? Monitor project progress against the baseline
? Contribute to the reporting of financials (to be invoiced) to Sales/Finance department
? Manage stakeholders by ensuring effective and efficient communication of project status
? Analyse variances with respect to schedule, cost and quality and initiate corrective action in case of deviation with the wider company project organisation.
? Ensure that the on-site project audits are planned and executed (quality audit and configuration audit)
? Monitor sub-contracting activities in the onsite projects.
? Work with the wider company project organisation to ensure that on site project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
? Perform on site project closure activities, create the lesson learned document


Essential criteria for the Project Manager/Key Customer Accountant Manager role in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire:

? Do you have previous related experience in an engineering, support or production environment?
? Knowledge and understanding of engineering processes and documentation requirements
? Excellent/strong Leadership and team management experience
? Strong communication skills, including with project team members, stakeholders and general management.
? Ability to work in a fast-paced, transverse project environment
? Ability to communicate fluently in English, both verbally and written
? A willingness to undertake project management methodology training

Desirable criteria for the Project Manager/Key Customer Accountant Manager role in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire:

? Knowledge and understanding of aerospace electrical generation and distribution systems
? Competent in the organisation?s project management methodology
? Ability to manage within a matrix organisation.

Does this sound like you? Are you our clients next Project Manager/Key Customer Accountant Manager? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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