Product Development Project Manager

Hamilton James Consultants
13 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Project Manager with a product development background? Are you looking for a role with a large global company? Are you qualified to PRINCE2 Foundation and/or Practitioner level? If you answer yes to these questions this role could be for you.

The client are a large global manufacturer who produce products for the Marine, Energy and Oil & Gas industries.

The role is to manage 4 key product development projects through to their launch. The projects are cross divisional with some departments based in different countries.

Main responsibilities:

-Agreeing project objectives

-Representing the client's or organisation's interests

-Providing advice on the management of projects

-Organising the various professional people working on a project

-Carrying out risk assessment and maintaining risk registers

-Making sure that all the aims of the project are met

-Making sure the quality standards are met

-Using IT or other systems to keep track of people and progress

-Recruiting specialists and sub-contractors

-Monitoring sub-contractors to ensure guidelines are maintained

-Overseeing the accounting, costing and billing

-Reporting to the senior stakeholders on progress

-Evaluating the success of the project against its benchmarking and sharing lessons or best practice with other organisations or project managers.

-Ensure knowhow and professional competence development within assigned organisation.

-Ensure and provide input to the development of the quality of the Business Development proposals.

-Demonstrate clear project management and leadership skills within the organisation.

Skills and education required:

-PRINCE2 Foundation (or equivalent) is required

-PRINCE2 Practitioner (or equvilent) is preferred

-Experience of delivering engineering / manufacturing product development projects

-Experience of working on cross site and cross country projects

-Experience of working on marine related projects is preferred but not essential

-Willingness to travel overseas (not extensively)

This role is open on a 12 month fixed term contract basis with the likely option of a 12 month extension. There's also the potential of the role being made permanent.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer to the sucessful candidate

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