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Project Manager

Horsham, Sussex
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Here at TPA we are very excited to be able offer the position of Project Manager with a highly competitive salary and desirable staff benefits. Location: Horsham West Sussex Permanent Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for delivering an internal programme relating process and material production maturity. The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident, enthusiastic, versatile, determined and organised individual who is keen to develop their career in a dynamic environment; he/she is likely to have previous project management experience in a technical organisation. Key Accountabilities: Primary for this role: Represent the company with high levels of professionalism and confidentiality, maintaining a positive collaboration between and the customer Proactively promote values, principles and policies, ensuring that ethical, legal and corporate requirements are applied in all internal and external dealings Identify and manage internal and external stakeholders, maintaining a good understanding of their influence and interests; ensuring that confidentiality requirements are maintained at all times Deliver projects in accordance with the Project Delivery Process and in compliance with the Quality Procedures Prepare and maintain project management reports in accordance with the reporting framework through regular and structured project reviews Identify and manage changes in project scope, timing and cost through the Change Control Notification process; ensuring that controlled documents (e.g. Project Charter) are updated and approved as required by the process Be proactive in resolving conflict to meet the project and corporate objectives; knowing when to escalate issues Identify and declare opportunities to share project knowledge and outcomes to benefit on-going operations; ensure that lessons learnt throughout the project are documented and shared Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to achieve productivity and / or efficiency objectives Secondary for this role: Ensure project objectives are clear and unambiguous, and that success is defined and achievable Prepare and maintain the project plan, including key milestones and deliverables, ensuring that dependencies and resourcing needs are accurately defined to inform capacity planning activities In close cooperation with functional leaders, identify and secure the resources required to deliver the project successfully within the constraints of budget, time and capacity Manage internal and external costs through consistent planning and tracking; maintaining accurate variance to plan, forecast and cost to complete information Define, develop and manage the delivery team to achieve all project objectives Proactively manage the project risks, recording their identification, quantification and mitigation in the risk register and monitoring them accordingly; know when to escalate risks to senior management Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline 4+ years' direct project management experience or other role with transferrable skills gained in a technical organisation Excellent communication skills Good understanding of project management techniques underpinned by technical background Experience of project managing or working within technically complex engineering projects from R&D through to start of production/product launch Good experience of customer and supplier relationship management Ability to adapt rapidly to changing priorities and situations, working in a fast-paced environment Experience in the following would also be advantageous: MS Project Server APM and / or PRINCE2 Agile project management techniques (i.e. Sprint/Scrum) Process development and continuous improvement To hear more about this excellent company and opportunity, apply through the link and we will call you to discuss salary and in more detail
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  • Job Reference: 705692570-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Terry Parris Associates
    Terry Parris Associates
  • Location: Horsham, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent