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Project Manager

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Type
14 Sep 2022

Reed Engineering are working with a global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions in medical, science, aerospace, defence and industrial applications.

They are seeking a Project Manager to join the RF Power business, primarily working on defence based projects. As a result you will need to be eligible for Security Clearance and a UK National.

They are looking for a Project Manager with drive and commitment to enhance their project management team, manage strategic R&D and customer funded projects and work with the team to improve management and governance processes and mentor more junior project roles.

In this role you will take responsibility for the following:

  • Managing cross-functional teams of engineers and manufacturing staff to deliver projects on time, to cost and quality.
  • Ensuring that effective project management techniques are consistently applied and demonstrating adherence to project management process
  • Leading by example, showing your team how to hit targets and mentoring more junior roles.
  • Forge strong relationships with customers and internal stakeholders to ensure that goals and objectives are clearly communicated, understood and executed.

To be successful in this role you are likely to have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience of managing engineering projects through all or part of the lifecycle from bid to production, with an emphasis on production.
  • Demonstrable experience of energising teams to meet critical timescales and deliver projects.
  • Ability to manage customer expectations and avoid unwanted scope creep.
  • Good understanding of risk management and how this is used to manage a project.

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  • Job Reference: 711516998-2
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent