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Project Manager - Devon. Incl. Yeovil

Automotive - Project/Programme
Ref: 1228 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to work at a purpose build state of the art engineering facility based in the Exeter area. As Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing, overseeing and coordinating all aspects of assigned projects in accordance with the organisations project management standards to achieve the company goals and objectives.


As a Project Manager, your key responsibilities will include

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Project Management Process across all assigned projects.  
  • Facilitate the definition of project scopes, goals, tasks and resource requirements and deliver the agreed projects
  • Interface and liaise with all functional areas of the company including Engineering, Sales, Production, Quality & Purchasing, including managing project team meetings, to deliver customer projects meeting all time and cost requirements.
  • Maintain ongoing communication and interaction with the customer, including regular conference calls and progress reports
  • Manage and lead negotiations with customers, in collaboration with the relevant sales manager, regarding changes in project scope, targets and price.
  • Provide regular project updates to the Senior Leadership team covering status of the projects, key initiatives underway, major issues and risks, as well as recommendations.
  • Responsible for achievement of project goals including budgetary requirements


To be successful in the role of Project Manager, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Project planning, execution and financial management skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn, understand and implement the specific Project Management Process used in the organization.
  • Excellent communications, presentation, and collaboration skills, required to give periodic project status updates to the executive management team as well as the customer.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional project management teams in support of the programme or project.
  • PMI registered project professional (PMP®) or APM registered project professional (RPP).
  • Prince 2 Practitioner.
  • Familiarity with IATF 16949 or similar as part of Tier I supply chain.
  • Experience in six sigma/ lean manufacturing methods and principles


This position is based in Exeter and is easily commutable from Devon, Newton Abbott, Taunton, Exmouth, Torquay


If you are an experienced Project Manager seeking a new, fresh challenge in your career, please apply immediately.