Project Manager - Engineering

Project Manager - Engineering

Job Title: Project Manager - Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 895504_1547744484
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2019 17:01

Job Description

Are you looking for a Project Management role and keen to work for a world leading Defence manufacturer? Are you capable of leading a multi-disciplinary Project Business Team? I am looking for an experienced candidate able to define contracts against business plan targets through rigorous application of project management processes.

The ideal candidate has experience working in an engineering industry, ideally within Defence, Automotive, Aerospace, or Rail sector and can manage the full project lifecycle, budgets and risks. The client offers competitive salaries and superb learning and development opportunities.

About the role:
*Lead the multi-disciplinary Project Business Team.
*Develop and maintain key relationships with the customer and other external agencies.
*Define and maintain the Project Management Plan, including definition of work breakdown structure, cost collection structure and lower level management plans.
*Establish and implement effective project management processes, tools and reporting mechanisms on achievement of the programme and budgets.
*Generation and implementation of programme business improvement and competitiveness strategies.
*Ensure that contract budgets are planned, loaded and controlled in accordance with the defined management plans.
*Manage and control contract cost at completions and cash flow, maximising margin and agreeing margin adjustment criteria.
*Prepare and maintain contract risk and opportunity optimisation plans associated manage the associated contingency budgets.
*Ensure robust workload forecasts are available for the Project / Sector and that these are in line with project plans and long-term business plans.
*Prepare and present reports covering business performance for area(s) of responsibility.
*Co-ordinate interfaces with internal functions and directorates.
*Support the B&PM Exec and sector B&PM team on the commercial and legal integrity of contracts with the customer and effective management of the supply base.
*Ensure that all Export Regulations are understood, adhered to and that compliance can be demonstrated.
*Work as part of the bid team with Sales and Business Development in the winning of new domestic and export Contracts.

You will have the following experience

*Strong project and risk management skills and knowledge
*Technical appreciation of complex problems
*Strong communication and motivational skills
*Demonstrable management experience, covering financial, commercial, engineering and project areas
*Managing across international and functional boundaries, balancing technical excellence with business needs
*Identifying and resolving conflicts on resource priority with other projects
*Management of change within project teams
*Encouraging open and honest communications between team members
*Improving consistency of bids and proposals

Title: Project Manager
£38-55k DOE + Great Benefits
Location: Bristol

Key Skills: Project Management, Budget, Risk, Problem solving, Stakeholder interfaces, Relationship building, Technical, Defence, Engineering

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.

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 Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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.