Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895223_1538498004
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2018 17:33

Job Description

On behalf of our client we are looking for a project manager with a high commercial and business awareness to be responsible for the co-ordination of project management activity across several programs, taking a lead in bid activity. The successful candidate should possess a proven track record in successful delivery of complex projects

If successful you will be part of an organisation that provides innovative, high-technology power conversion and control solutions, signature management systems and high integrity sensors for a variety of defence and industrial applications. The business also provides DC or AC substation equipment's to the railway industry and an extensive range of bespoke transformers and reactors. considered a leader in its fields of expertise and has a worldwide customer base.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Be the primary customer contact
Successfully manage a portfolio of similar or related projects for a business stream achieving customer requirements along with meeting the business goals of schedule, budget, deliveries, risk management and winning new/follow on business
Monitor project performance against plan and identify appropriate corrective actions by conducting periodic cost, schedule, performance and risk reviews. Prioritise, identify and obtain the required resources, including facilities, tools and personnel to achieve successful project execution
Supply accurate cost and schedule information in the preparation of bids
Provide effective leadership, manage all customer interfaces, and communicate effectively to Senior Management, team members and peers to establish a common understanding of Project Scope and plan for successful program execution
Motivate the team by communicating a shared vision, providing direction, setting goals and mentoring, creating a team environment that encourages people to work towards common objectives
Carry out other duties that may reasonably be required by the Programs Director in support of department activities

You will have the following experience

Experienced Project Manager with a successful track record in setting up and executing full life cycle product development
Excellent leadership, delegation and team work skills
Excellent communication, influencing and persuading skills
High commercial and business awareness, customer focus and sales orientation
Resilient - able to operate effectively under stretching project constraints, pressure and always displays sound judgement
PC and keyboard literate and working knowledge of project management tools, plus working knowledge of IFS or an equivalent ERP system.
Experience of managing multi-disciplined projects with a focus on systems engineering and integration is highly desirable. A background in 440V, 3 phase Power projects would be advantageous. Routine UK and occasional overseas travel will be required.

Title: Project Manager
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive + bonus, pension, 28 days holiday
Location: Rugeley

Key Skills: project management, business, engineering, leadership, coordination, communication

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.