Project Manager

22 September 20222022-09-22
Kent
Excellent salary plus benefits
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Project Manager

Excellent salary plus benefits

Whitstable

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to provide project leadership to all UK&I business unit teams. The role requires close interactions and engagement with our internal and external stakeholders to successfully manage and deliver a range of projects, from minor business improvements to new product introductions.

Your responsibilities as a Project Manager will include:

  • Working closely with the technical director and all business functions, develop a lean product delivery process which is scalable to the needs of the specific Business Unit and  project, and which can be used by any business unit. This will include: identification and introduction of new processes and procedures; project metrics that drive the desired behaviors; reporting on project progress, budgets, schedule and risk identification and mitigation; resource management, working closely with functional leads
  • Build, motivate and lead project teams in the successful delivery of multiple co-running projects
  • Establish a delivery centric culture where ownership and accountability are “the norm”
  • Support the engineering managers and other function leads in the estimation and coordination of current and future project resource requirements
  • Take a strategic approach to project delivery, understanding and addressing inter-dependencies and raising the real issues
  • Identify risks early and through a coordinated approach with the project and business team, introduce mitigation actions to ensure minimal project impact
  • Perform change analysis, identifying and reporting impacts of both project and business issues
  • Assist in the development of the project business cases, annual project budget forecasts and project budget adherence
  • Generation and presentation of monthly project progress reports, including critical performance KPIs
  • Embed the use world class tools and techniques to bring the pipeline of new products to market which are right-first-time, on-time, and to budget.
  • Maintain an awareness of, and where beneficial to the business implement, new project management practices. This could be via external networking, blogs, forums and / or engagement with the wider Swegon team
  • Commit to HR & SHEQ standards across the business, supporting the teams to deliver continuous improvements.
  • Provide feedback regarding future team development opportunities, ensuring that the required technical and operational skills are in place to address future project needs

To be a successful candidate as a Project Manager you will need:

  • Good degree in a technical subject
  • Formal project management qualification (PMI preferred)
  • At least 3 years demonstrable experience in the management and delivery of multiple concurrent projects, preferably of differing types and scopes
  • Able to demonstrate understanding, capability and usage of with multiple project management methodologies – visual management, waterfall, agile etc…

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist, working within the Automotive, World class manufacturing, Renewable energy and Construction sectors
Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa. 

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