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Project Manager

Employer
Next Generation
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Due to continued growth I'm currently recruiting for a Project Manager to work with a well-established engineering company based near Halesowen. As the Project Manager you will be responsible for assisting the Head of Projects with on time delivery of contracts & purchase orders for defence related projects.

Hours of work for the Project Manager:

* Monday - Friday (8am - 16:30pm)

Duties of the Project Manager:

* Co-ordinate the production of detailed customer proposals in accordance with the Form of Submission detailed with the customer Request for Quotation.

* To co-ordinate internal resources and liaise with Supply Chain to engage sub-contractors in responding to customer Requests for Quotations (RFQs).

* To assist in the generation, maintenance and communication of a detailed schedule of key activities from RFQ through to Manufacturing Readiness.

* To monitor and track progress against the agreed schedule, reporting to internal management and the customer appropriately.

* Manage Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies

* Priority identification and resolution within and across multiple contracts.

* To ensure all stakeholders, external and internal are identified and appropriate communication avenues established.

* Maintain the Defence Opportunities Register

* Assist with investigating any inefficiencies and overruns.

* Drive continuous improvement in time, cost and quality across contracts by ensuring Lessons Learnt are embedded in company procedures, practices and systems.

* Assist with investigating any inefficiencies and overruns.

* Adhere to and encourage health and safety methods and procedures. Assist in reviewing and producing risk assessments and risk analysis documents

* Generation of contract documentation including drawings, as identified with the RFQ or Purchase Order.

* Being cognisant of Security Aspects letters in respect of storing, distributing and communicating of contract materiel within, and external to the company.

The successful candidate for the Project Managers position will have the following experience:

* Project Management Qualification (Essential APM PFQ, Desirable APM PMQ)

* General knowledge of UK Defence Standards (Essential)

* SC Cleared (or capable of obtaining SC)

* General knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

* Communication to senior management both internal and external.

* Experience of a manufacturing environment

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are sometimes not able to respond directly to each candidate. If you haven't been contacted within 14 days of your application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Next Generation and the relevant client related to this vacancy.

Next Generation work in partnership with businesses across the UK who operate within Manufacturing, Logistics & Commercial sectors. We provide permanent and contract opportunities engaging with talented candidates looking to make their next career move
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