Hi-Tech Programme Manager

Cambridge, UK
18 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a Cambridge Hi-Tech success story with high-profile patented technology at the heart of their success. The rapid-growth and success of this technological beehive means that my client seeks to recruit a top-notch Programme Manager with experience in running and delivering exciting projects at the cutting edge of precision driven nano-tech and working with teams of world-class design engineers and technological innovators.

The right person will demonstrate a passion and flair for managing and delivering precision engineering projects. This individual will be driven with an infectious zeal and the ability to communicate this in an interesting and engaging manner, while balancing priorities, problem-solving, organising team activities to meet long-term and short-term objectives.

Main responsibilities:

* Customer facing and customer management (experience 5+ years)

* Driving projects and programmes to time, cost and quality targets (experience 5+ years)

* Introducing new products to market (experience ideally for the smartphone or other high-tech market)

* Drive a multi-disciplinary programme engineering team

* Co-ordinating technical teams

* Build and maintain strong customer relationships

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

* 1st or 2.1 class degree in an engineering discipline

* Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals including mechanical, electronic, control and software elements

* Minimum of 5 years delivering successful projects, ideally with experience of introducing new products into market

* Experience of communicating, showing initiative, making decisions and presenting confidently

* Ability to prioritise activities, balancing long and short-term objectives and finding efficient ways to solve problems.

* Strong customer facing skills

* Good understanding of project, risk management and customer management

* Robust & resilient character

* Able to travel to Asia on a frequent basis

You will have the opportunity to make an important contribution to an exciting and fast-growing company with a global reach.

Salary package will be very competitive and dependent upon relevant academic and industrial experience, such as working on nano-tech scale projects with Far Eastern handset manufacturers, specifically in China

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