Project Manager

Employer
Russell James Recruitment
Location
Nottinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Nov 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Project Manager

Salary: Circa £40,000 plus competitive benefits

Location: Nottingham or Coleshill

The Role:

Lead the execution of medium-size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with company policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.

+ Leads and supports the team allocated to the project, defining, with key stakeholders, the scope of work, cost/budget, resources required, time schedule and detailed work allocation. Leads the project scope, costs and financials, schedule and risk management plans. Formalizes acceptance of the project and brings all the project elements to a conclusion. Ensures project results are transferred to relevant line organization or department responsible.

+ Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and company policies. Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization. Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Captures, analyses and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.

+ Manages relationships with stakeholders, internal functions, other internal teams and external relevant parties (e.g. suppliers, customers).

+ Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with company policies and contractual agreements. Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes.

+ Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.

+ Uses own domain knowledge to provide support to colleagues or other functional teams on project, technical, quality and project management issues.

+ Ensures understanding of customer value. Takes into consideration requirements and demands

coming from customers and from different departments (sales, supply, production, etc.).

+ Acts to ensure customer satisfaction and expectations.

+ Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental

policies.

Key Experience:

Essential

+ Degree qualified

+ Recognised project management qualification

+ Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment preferably industrial or automotive

+ Extensive experience of a PLM system preferably Windchill

+ Proven track record of delivering high value projects on time and on budget

Desirable

+ Individual contributor using in-depth knowledge of project management to execute complex or specialized projects / challenges often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.

+ Works independently, applying established standards and instructs other professionals where applicable.

+ 5 years' experience leading a multi-disciplined project team
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