Project Manager

  • Location

    Uxbridge, London

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sara Nash

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Manager
6 Month Contract

The Project Manager is a key member of the Projects execution team. Leading project/programme execution for both external orders and internal projects (NPI/NPD). The project manager will actively drive project timelines, delivery on time to budget and ensuring that all reporting (internal and external) is conducted as required.
Principal Activities

  • Complex customer management (internal and external customers)
  • Project execution up to a value of £5m.
  • Written and verbal communication internally and externally
  • Create, complete and manage project schedules (Gantt charts)
    • Resource planning
    • Supply chain planning (internal and external)
    • Milestone planning
  • Manage budgets and forecast cost to complete (on time, on budget)
  • Margin management and oversight (change control, cost control, scope management)
  • Risk Management
    • Risk matrix
    • Risk mitigation
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently

Knowledge Skills & Abilities
Ideally from a technical background (Mech, Elec, Inst, Controls) the Project Manager will need 8+ years PM experience executing projects at a Senior level (hands on) in small and medium size companies or in a hands on role from a larger company. Previous experience as a design or project engineer would be beneficial.

  • Ability to lead and execute projects with complex internal and external teams
  • Good IT skills (MS Office, MSP, ERP systems).
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Contract awareness and understanding
  • Experience of planning, risk management and customer interfacing
  • Extensive experience of external customer management
  • Experience of internal customer management (NPI/NPD Gate process)
  • Risk Management experience and practical execution of risk mitigation
  • Proven Financial forecasting and control experience
  • Self-starter and focused on delivering results

Education & Experience

  • BEng Engineering degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Formal Project management training beneficial (Prince2, Agile, PMP)
  • Previous experience in Aerospace or Defense sector

If you are interested in applying for this role or finding out more please contact Sara Nash on 02393 910040 or email snash@astutetechnical.co.uk

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