Working for a forward-thinking company who work in partnership with their customers in a variety of markets worldwide. Over 90% of the world's radiotherapy machines contain their technology along with equipment to stop collisions at sea and CERN's large hadron collider. If you are a Project Manager who wants to work within an organisation making a massive impact to lives, then this could your ideal position.
manage strategic R&D and customer funded projects
Managing cross-functional teams of up to 10 engineers and manufacturing staff to deliver projects on time, to cost and quality.
Leading by example, showing your team how to hit targets and mentoring more junior roles.
Detailed scheduling of projects in Microsoft Project and publishing into the MS Project Server system.
Agreeing appropriate Phase Gate Reviews for Projects and ensuring they are held in a timely manner.
Preparing dashboards for each of your Projects and presenting status to the Senior Leadership Team monthly.
Ensuring the scope of the project is clearly understood, documented and managed with the customer, external or internal.
Contributing to the improvement of the project management processes.
Extensive experience of managing engineering projects through all or part of the lifecycle from bid to production, with an emphasis on production.
Demonstrable experience of energising teams to meet critical timescales and deliver projects.
Ability to manage customer expectations and avoid unwanted scope creep.
Proficiency in the use and understanding of Project Management / resource tools such as MS Project and MS Project Server or other enterprise project management tool.
Good understanding of risk management and how this is used to manage a project.
Persuasive and clear communication skills across all levels of the business.
Strong problem-solving capabilities.
Knowledge and qualification in APM Body of Knowledge, PRINCE2, or PMP methodologies
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
6% matched pension
Hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday finishing at 4.30pm on Friday.