Senior Project Manager

Manufacturing Futures
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a defence industry R&D / manufacturing business in West Yorkshire, seek to appoint a Senior Project Manager to their engineering team. Comfortable leading project design teams with a keen eye for detail the appointed Senior Project Manager will run a number of R&D projects, appropriately liaising with internal engineering/quality/production/purchasing departments, ranging from minor modifications taking a few weeks to brand new designs taking up to 2 years. The appointed Senior Project Manager will receive a market leading salary and benefits package and be joining a business that gives them every tool to succeed in a supportive atmosphere with a cutting edge technological .

Senior Project Manager - Role & Responsibilities - Programme Manager / Defence / Aerospace / Automotive / Electronics / Technology / Security Clearance

* Manage full project life cycle of complex and long-term design projects
* Co-ordinate engineering resources to deliver successful projects on-time and on-budget
* Chair project meetings, gate reviews and design reviews
* Internal project champion. Facilitate better communication between departments and liaise with individual departments to ensure adherence to project timescales

Senior Project Manager - Skills & Experiences - Programme Manager / Defence / Aerospace / Automotive / Electronics / Technology / Security Cleared

* A minimum of 5 years' experience in a project manager role
* Experience of leading development and R&D project teams
* Prior experience working for a defence industry approved manufacturing business
* Ability to organise and plan. Well organsied with a keen eye for detail
* Prince 2 beneficial
* Familiarity with Microsoft Project (or another project management tool) beneficial

Project Manager, Defence, Design, R&D, Prince 2, Programme Manager, Security Cleared

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