Senior Engineering Project Manager

Senior Engineering Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Engineering Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: 895584_1557483336
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2019 11:15

Job Description

Your experience in Engineering Project Management will bring significant value to my client. Electronic Engineering has many exciting projects that have challenging technology and timescales to achieve. This has created opportunities for Engineering Project Managers to join my client's dynamic team.

This role is a great opportunity to make a real contribution to the success of various projects by ensuring all aspects of the work packages are delivered through a talented multi-disciplinary team using good project management disciplines and utilising your Technical background in Design activities. The role has also got the potential to prepare the Engineering Project Manager for more senior roles such as Chief Design Engineer or larger project management positions.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the role:

*The Engineering Project Manager will own and manage the development and delivery of a range of Electronic Equipment such as Subsystems for missiles, Weapon Firing control systems, Test Equipment for series production and for delivery to the customer to support use in the field.
*Accountability is from the Bid phase through to entry into series production or delivery to the customer for relevant Test Equipment. (The expected value of these packages of work is up to approximately £5m).
*This role will also involve the management of multi-disciplinary teams across various functions and includes support to staff development activities.
*Ensuring Product/Equipment delivery timescales, functionality and performance are met for both the Development and Manufacturing phases
*Ensuring Development budgets, Risk Management and Product Quality are all achieved
*Product industrialisation and handover to manufacturing or the customer is achieved
*External sub contract management and supply chain management is supported
*Timely and applicable project reporting is provided
*Staff develop activities are supported

Typical Problem solving challenges of this role are:

*Managing late or immature Product/Equipment needs/requirements.
*Managing Product/Equipment requirements which are difficult to achieve.
*Meeting challenging development timescales and budget constraints.
*Generating realistic plans for the development activities.
*Establishing development teams, resourcing.
*Adhering to the plans for the development activities.
*Ensuring suitable and viable technical solutions are identified.
*Leveraging capabilities of other departments within the company.
*Ensuring technical problems are resolved efficiently and effectively.
*Making difficult decisions.
*Working Internationally.

About you:

*Engineering background in Electrical, Electronics, Software or Mechanical, preferably a blend of all these and more. Chartership with a relevant institution would be an advantage
*Demonstrable ability to manage multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
*Demonstrable ability in project management, planning, monitoring and controlling techniques that have led to successful delivery of projects.
*Wide knowledge of the Product development lifecycle encompassing a variety of complex products, preferably for harsh environments.
*Working knowledge and understanding of industrialisation and manufacturing.
*Commercial awareness.
*Ability to manage uncertainty and ambiguity and making effective decisions
*Communication and reporting, customer interfacing.
*Ability to influence all levels, from the engineers in the team to senior management

Senior Engineering Project Manager
Base: Stevenage
£40,000 - 65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

In return you will receive competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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 position.

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