Project Manager (Engineering) Job, Rochester

Would you like to work on hugely complex commercial and military projects within Electronic Intelligence and Support? Our client currently has a vacancy for a Project Manager (Engineering) at their site in Rochester, Kent.

As a Project Manager, you will be reporting into directly to the Product Director and working with our key stakeholders such as; Senior Management, suppliers, customers and a multi-functional team.

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This role will provide you with working on a small portfolio of projects with a rough estimate of £20Million in value along with managing a small team of project managers. Some travel will be required to various sites and globally on an ad-hoc basis.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:

  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project
  • Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management methodologies when appropriate
  • Driving ownership of Work Packages and tasks throughout the project team
  • Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved
  • Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions
  • Achieving the agreed project cost, sales, margin and cash flow targets
  • Managing a small multi-functional team

Your skills and qualifications as a Project Manager:

  • Experience of Earned Value Management methodologies
  • Using project management techniques, to enable early identification of problems and implementation of mitigation actions
  • Proven experience of developing and maintaining excellent customer relations
  • Ideally experience in Aerospace and defence business
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan that embraces all elements of the project
  • Managing the project or bid to ensure all milestones and objectives are achieved
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions with clarity in an environment of ambiguity & uncertainty
  • Broad cross functional business experience would be desirable
  • Proven Track record in delivery of a Development Program
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching would be beneficial
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent – business or engineering desirable
  • A formal project management qualification (e.g. APMP, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2)

What we’re looking for in you:

You will have the proven ability to motivate, influence, and manage people effectively and have the ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relations.

  • You will have strong well-rounded business knowledge with focus on the customer.

    Location: Rochester, Kent

    Salary: £58,000

    Benefits: Our client offers employees an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. They also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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  • Rochester (Kent, England)
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  • £52000 - £58000 per annum
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
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