Project Manager

X4 Group Ltd
18 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with Product Development experience to join the company on a permanent basis with a salary banding of GBP 40,000 - 50,000 with possible flexibility for the right candidate.

The role will be responsible for managing multiple project teams of technical managers, scientists and engineers responsible for the design, build, prototyping and delivery of systems, products and emerging technologies primarily in CBRNe domain for security and defence markets.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading player in the industry – whose business it is to help save & protect peoples’ lives.

Project Manager Key Responsibilities:

The role will be required to personally plan and deliver successful Projects in line with strategy and occasionally support initiatives Programmes and Projects at other sites worldwide to assist in optimisation of development initiatives for Aviation markets, Ports and Borders Control markets and the Urban and Homeland Security markets.
Reporting directly to the Senior Programme Manager – CBRNe & Defence, he/she will be responsible for leading, managing and supporting a team of technology focused technical managers, scientists and engineers to deliver the systems and products that the customers, markets and strategy team have defined.
Specific responsibility for delivering newly defined systems and products for the Security and Defence market.
Responsible for full project lifecycle components including sub projects from Research and Science Team concept definition phase through to Initiation, PID creation, PAD, PLP adherence, planning, start up, execution, supplier plan, control, close and review.

Project Manager Ideal Skills/Experience

Ideally University Degree in a relevant field (Engineering / Technology / Project Management / etc.).
Ideally APMP, PMI, PMP, IPMA or Prince 2 Practitioner certification. Agile experience is desirable but not essential.
Extensive experience in a Project Management role, within a similar environment (desirable: x-Ray / CT / medical equipment / CBRNE detection with security and military market experience).
Excellent MS Office skills (MS Project, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Strong commercial and business focus.
Exceptional people and communication ability with superb problem solving skills and able to think and perform under pressure while leading a team to deliver solutions.
Effective communication skills at all levels of the organization.
Ability to manage cross-functional multicultural teams in a matrix environment and influence people outside of direct reporting relationships.
Ability to obtain SC clearance.

Why Should You Apply?

This is an exciting opportunity for any experienced Project Manager that is looking to progress their career with a highly rewarding company offering a competitive salary plus benefits.

If this role isn't what you're looking for don't worry, at X4 Engineering we cover all permanent and contract positions with specialist industry sector teams. You can check out all of our roles on our website and sign up for job alerts so you're the first to know about a new opportunity.

About Us

X4 Engineering is a specialist recruitment business for the Engineering sector. We are part of the X4 Group, a multi-award-winning group of brands specialising in Life Sciences, Engineering, Construction and Technology, with over 10 years of experience in successfully placing mid to senior level contract and permanent professionals across the globe.

Our network of world class talent sets us apart from the rest and allows us to deliver skilled professionals to our Aerospace, Automotive and Consumer Electronics partners quicker than the competition.

Our aim is to help businesses grow powerful teams that deliver against exceptionally high standards and we have partnerships with leading Engineering companies all over the world and have made placements in over 15 countries across Europe and the Far East

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