Engineering Project Manager

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Rochester, UK
19 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A well respected Defence Engineering organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit an Engineering Project Manager to join their dedicated team of technical professionals. The roles are based in Rochester, Kent and are for an initial 6 month duration. There is a rate of £55.39Ltd Per Hour on offer for successful candidates. Please find the description below:

Would you like to be in a key role which contributes to the successful delivery of various projects whilst utilising the newest defence technology on the market?

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Project Manager in Rochester.

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be responsible for developing the strategy for and executing engineering projects following lifecycle management guidelines. You will ensure that projects are within budget; delivered on time by meeting all milestones and that projects are meeting all of our customer's requirements, whilst maintaining regular engagement with our customers throughout the process.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Project Manager will involve:
Developing, maintaining and executing an engineering development strategy for the project using the principles of incremental and agile development

Owning the engineering budgets, ensuring adherence to the schedule and reviewing the quality of the product designed; making sure it is fit for purpose and compliant with customer requirements

Taking the lead on the engineering risks and mitigation strategies

Developing and maintain the Engineering Management Plan (EMP) describing all aspects of engineering work for the programme, including programme tailoring

Supporting the development of subcontracted items, developing and implementing a strategy to ensure they are successful

Owning the 'Design Fors' with focus on design for Life, including manufacturing, testing, reliability and maintainability

Leading and making technical decisions for the project, identifying and trading the various factors involved

Utilising Maturity Management (supported by Earned Value) to validate the correctness of work being produced by the team

The Individual
Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Project Manager:
Demonstrable experience leading a team in at least one key Engineering discipline (ideally having performed a cross functional team leading role)

Technical knowledge of electronic systems

Demonstrable experience managing the costs for the engineering work within the allocated budget

Experience articulating engineering strategy and motivate teams to realise it

Demonstrable experience managing and mitigating risks utilising specific techniques for engineering projects

What we're looking for in you:

An adaptable/flexible individual who knows how to get things done.

A sound engineering background.

Knowledge/experience of Project monitoring and control techniques.

Strong interpersonal skills

Confidence, with an inbuilt drive to succeed.

Knowledge/experience of solving problems, preferably by employing formal techniques

Exceptional communication skills

The ability to build and maintain relationships with your team, the customer and various stakeholder groups.

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