Senior Project Manager - Engineering
- Type Permanent
- Salary £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
- Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
- Sectors Engineering
Senior Project / Programmes Manager
SME Engineering Client - Varied Projects
Cheltenham - £45,000-£50,000 Permanent + Benefits
Huxley Engineering are currently looking for a Programme Manager for an exciting, growing SME Engineering business in Cheltenham. Our client design and manufacture specialist equipment and systems for a range of industries. You will be joining during a period of rapid growth and they have many projects ongoing. This is a great opportunity to be involved in end to end Programme Management with high profile customers.
Duties and responsibilities
- Developing and maintaining suitably detailed work plans, schedules; and effective progress and compliancy tracking techniques, to ensure visibility and accountability to support achievement of the overall programme delivery plan.
- Ensuring timely identification of potential points of failure and implementing appropriate elimination/mitigation measures.
- Ensuring risks, assumptions, dependencies, limitations and opportunities are identified, accurately documented and managed.
- Identifying necessary human resources, skill requirements and facilities requirements to support successful execution of the programme.
- Ensuring programme budgets are defined and understood prior to work commencing
- Monitoring programme spend at an appropriate level to facilitate early identification of any deviation against plan.
- Proactively developing and maintaining effective coordination and communication between programme functions.
- Ensuring effective configuration control of programme data and ensuring data is identified and controlled in relation to applicable security classification.
- Providing the stakeholders with appropriate levels of visibility on progress performance and issues management.
- An individual with character, presence and energetically self-motivated to achieve planned results.
- Developed management skills backed up by appropriate practical experience.
- Developed inter-personal skills, a good communicator with the ability and the personality to represent the Company at a senior level with customers, partner companies and prime contractors.
- Experience in managing large, high value and complex programmes comprising multi-functional teams.
- PRINCE2 or equivalent qualification in the control of projects.
- Ability to motivate and lead multi-functional project teams.
- Good IT skills and experienced with Microsoft Office applications including MS Office and MS Project.
- Attention to detail and the ability to listen.
- A willingness to travel worldwide.
- A valid current UK driving licence.
- A valid current passport.
- Ability to attain SC security clearance.
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