Project Manager

SVC Group
Essex, UK
13 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity to join a successful, long established heavy engineering/manufacturing company located in North Essex. Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager with both technical and commercial awareness To project manage high value Customer projects for new engine orders.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

- To be responsible for a project/s from pre going firm on an offer all the way through to the end of the project/s warranty period. Cradle to grave interacting with all departments internally and externally with the customer.

- To Assess, review and interpret the project requirements to ensure clarity of the scope of supply and that the sales bid matches this and engineering can deliver the technical solution and operations and supply chain can deliver on time and on cost.

Experience & Skills Required for the Role


- An engineering, technical or manufacturing background.

- Able to comprehend the technical requirements of the customer.

- At least 5 years project management experience gained in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

- Delivery of multimillion £ engineering projects preferably within the oil and gas contracting, the large diesel engine and/or rotating equipment markets.

- Comfortable to represent the company professionally and liaise up to a Senior Management level within Client organisations and other Agencies.

- Direct and indirect people and team management experience.

- Sound knowledge of Project Management methodologies and frameworks and capable of contributing to their improvement .

- Knowledge of SAP or another BMS/ERP tools.

- Experienced on MS Project or other scheduling software.

- Experienced in Risk Management, processes and tools.

- Able to support UK and international travel requirements.

- Experienced in developing and understanding Commercial Terms & Conditions.

- Has created credible relationships with customers and suppliers.

- Ideally educated to degree level.

- Computer literate, particularly knowledgeable in MS software.

- Strategically and commercially aware, able to see and understand big picture.

- Fluency in English

Specific Knowledge

- Understand and gain knowledge about Engineering products, equipment, target customer base and applicable working practices.


- University degree / comparable vocational education with long-term work experience (desirable).

- A Project Management qualification such as; PMQ (APMP), PPQ, PQ, RPP, Prince2.

- An Engineering qualification would also be desirable

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