Engineering Project Manager

Engineering Project Manager

Job Title: Engineering Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £480 - £520 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896564_1578667276
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2020 14:41

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. They are now seeking an Engineering Project Manager on a contract basis for their site in South Wales. The client has a strong reputation for offering excellent job satisfaction and career progression.

You will be a key member within the Engineering Management team, prepared to lead a multi-disciplined team across a range of domains within the Project Lifecycle. You will project manage the delivery of complex Engineering solutions in support of Armoured Fighting Vehicle development and the production programme within schedule, cost, and technical targets.

As Engineering Project Manager, your main responsibilities will include:

Establish and agree scope for allocated Projects clearly identifying dependencies, activities and deliverables within the context of the wider Programme.
Assign and authorise scope, schedule and budget to Work Package managers
Establish and maintain input into the Integrated Project Schedule for allocated Project
Identify Project costs using suitable Basis of Estimates, Forecast, Monitor and Report, implement and manage cost changes.
Review monthly reports, generate and report variance analysis, identify mitigating strategies and actions
Generate Project reports in line with Programme recognised procedures
Identify, maintain and mitigate project risks
Responsible for Project interface with suppliers through the Supply Chaim Management team, Leadership and Coordination of Engineering Activities, Engagement with Senior Management.
Work effectively alongside the wider Engineering Project Management team.

Qualifications and Requirements

An understanding of Engineering processes and principles and able to work with teams of Subject Matter Experts across a range of Engineering disciplines preferably within a defence context
Able to generate and understand cost control accounts for medium size and complexity Projects, able to apply Financial Management and Earned Value Techniques
Ability to generate and present information about the Project to multi-disciplined team members
A Project Management qualification or relevant experience is desirable
A Risk Management Qualification or relevant experience is desirable
Proven Experience of establishing and delivering a medium complex Project within an Engineering discipline.
Industry-relevant experience, in particular defence engineering.

Job Title:Engineering Project Manager
Salary:Circa £500 per day
Location:Newport, South Wales
Job ID:896564

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Nationals. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a contract opportunity.