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Project Manager


Job Description:

Project Management:

  • Management of a mix of multi-project portfolio ranging from short duration express projects (1- 3 months) and more complex longer duration engineering projects (1-9 months).
  • Management of projects through their lifespan in line with best practice project management processes.
  • Liaison with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to manage expectations and communicate status.
  • Negotiation and capture of project technical and cost variations whether arising from the customer's requirements or internally originated.
  • Management of project requirement changes and scope creep with customer approval received for change management and invoicing accurately and on time.
  • Maintenance of overall project expenditure within budget, reporting on costs and resources consumed to date on a regular basis.
  • Creation and management of project related documentation throughout the project life cycle.

Project Reporting, Analysis and Risk Management:

  • Regular reporting of project status and progress updates to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintaining and developing customer relationships with regular project updates to keep customers informed on all aspects of project status.
  • Daily stand-up visual management meetings for team reporting of task progress and priority.
  • Maintaining, tracking and reporting of project related KPIs with traffic light escalation as appropriate.
  • Analysis of projects with lessons learnt and improvement actions, engagement with quality team.
  • Risk management identifying, sizing, reporting, monitoring, and mitigating as appropriate.
  • Management of projects actions, issues and risk register.

Project Resource Estimating/Planning:

  • Contribution with technical and engineering resource requirements for business planning and budgeting.
  • Preparation and presentation of project status data to enable allocation and prioritisation of resources in conjunction with business stakeholders.
  • Liaison and negotiation with business stakeholders for the allocation of budget approved resources to projects.
  • Maintain a common understanding across all cross-functional stakeholders of deliverable expectations from allocated tasks and delivery dates.
  • Monitoring and escalating of resource and capacity risks and issues to reporting manager and participate in defining mitigating actions as required.
  • Management and monitoring of resource skills gaps/risks with mitigating training or recruitment.

Project Processes, Management & Continuous Improvement:

  • Maintain process and practice consistency with appropriate review and refresh of BMS processes, work instructions, templates and tools.
  • Participation in the review, creation and improvement of best practice project management processes and associated procedures and tool sets.
  • Active participation in continuous improvement of the project management function.

General Responsibilities

  • Adopt company key business objectives, core & brand values, culture and behaviours.
  • Meet Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the role.
  • Alignment and adherence to the company principles of business.
  • Undertake self development to continuously improve knowledge and skill set for the role.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal professional behaviour with colleagues, and all other stakeholders.
  • Adhere to the BMS (Business Management System) framework of Processes, Work Instructions, policies and all other associated documents.
  • Be a team player with appropriate levels of communication with all team members.
  • Provide complete information on time as required by relevant reporting structures.
  • Plan work and make the best use of time on appropriate role based activities.
  • Continually strive to find better, faster and more efficient ways to conduct your role.
  • Energise the company, as an internal Ambassador of your department with a can do attitude and promote through personal example, speed, efficiency, a determination to meet or exceed customer expectations and open, inclusive, positive discussion.

KPI: Situational Review Points


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of project managing a variety of electro-mechanical and / or computer hardware products.
  • Can demonstrate successful management of multiple concurrent projects to time, cost and budget ranging from short duration express projects to longer more complex projects.
  • Experience of working in a matrix structure and negotiating with other department managers for required resource to complete projects.
  • Experience of delegating task and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Experienced in liaising with customers, 3rd parties, suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure the efficient and effectively communication and delivery of key project milestones.
  • Experienced in working with BOMs and ERP systems.

Skill Set:

  • Skilled in Microsoft Project (or similar tool), Gantt charting, task and resource planning. Skilled in identifying key dependencies, critical paths, and constraints.
  • Skilled in tracking costs to project budget, forecast cost to completion and monitor margins.
  • Skilled in principles and best practices of project management and to engage with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Skilled at working closely and collaboratively across the organisation, to ensure stakeholders have a clear understanding of the project timescales, goals and their deliverables.
  • Skilled in using MS Office general products
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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