Project Manager - Control & Automation

Vantage Consulting
Ellesmere Port, UK
10 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager - Control & Automation
Ellesmere Port
£45K - £50K

A successful company with over 30 years experience within Control and Automation are now looking for a Project Manager. As part of their continued growth and further development plans, they are actively looking to recruit experienced and professional Project Manager to help support their aggressive plan. As Project Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of projects identifying revenue opportunities and effectively managing contractual relationships. The ability to influence through persuasion and relationships is essential to being successful in this position.

Experience Required
In order to fulfil the role of project manager you with possess and be able to demonstrate a number of years strong working experience, in the field of industrial automation systems. You will be used to establishing and implementing controls and reporting systems.

You will possess the broad skills involved in establishing and running project services function including building a team, developing organisational structures, designing work processes and implementing the project controls systems solution. Adept at implementing effective risk management and change control processes, you should possess a good understanding of functions and implementation issues with project control systems.

Self-motivation and a high level of individual initiative will be required, together with strong communication skills and the ability to delegate as appropriate while exercising a significant level of follow up to achieve objectives is essential.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

* To fully project manage projects
* Liaise with and manage the work provided by customers and clients
* Liaise with and manage the work provided to third party suppliers
* Obtain and draw up detailed requirements from the project
* Use MS Project and the established principles of Prince 2 to plan and monitor the projects
* Proactively identify risk areas (maintain Risk & Issue log) and ensure contingency actions are quickly implemented
* Take time and effective action to ensure project remains on schedule and achieves milestones and develop the programme management of the related projects
* Provide weekly reporting of progress and escalate issues as appropriate
* Identify, establish and maintain positive business relationship with the project sponsors
* Lead the technical and operational projects as PM and manage the continuous internal projects via the established change control processes
* Communicate in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with customer , suppliers and company staff
* To complete and file all relevant documentation in accordance with company policies and procedures
* To maintain good communications with all interested parties to the project
* Adhere to Health & Safety requirements and best practices at all times
* Such duties as directed by a Manager which may be necessary, from time to time & may be reasonably required.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be considered for this position, please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email

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