Project Manager

Location : Workington, Cumbria, England
Job Ref : HA60
Consultant : Holly Arman
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related


HA60: Project Manager

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive DOE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Project Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

The purpose of the role is to manage projects on behalf of the company in various industry sectors. To act as the client contact and retain overall responsibility for successful delivery of projects to schedule, quality and budget.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the principal client contact, ensuring clients requirements are correctly interpreted and reflected in deliverables and maintaining a positive working relationship throughout the project duration whilst remaining commercial in any decisions.
  • Provide leadership and direction to Project Engineers, Project Planners, Manufacturing Teams and support staff in delivering Projects against schedule, quality and budget.
  • To be responsible for delivering projects to time, cost and quality and in accordance with the Business Management Systems.
  • To identify potential risks and opportunities and actively resolve any issues affecting project delivery to time, cost and quality.
  • Ensuring project schedules and costs are regularly reviewed and that effective change control procedures are established and adhered to throughout the project duration.
  • Providing confidence to all stakeholders (including senior management and client) that the Project is in a healthy state.
  • Proactive client management whilst maintaining a higher / broader thinking.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ).
  • Engineering Degree or Equivalent Practical Mechanical Engineering experience.
  • Project Management background with demonstrable experience and proven success in managing and delivering multi-discipline projects through all phases.
  • A working knowledge of project management principles, tools and techniques.
  • An appreciation of project management planning, estimating, risk identification, management and mitigation processes and their application across multi-disciplined teams.
  • Experience in ensuring the adherence to client contracts and specifications.
  • Experience in the management of Projects over £10m.
  • Experience in a Mechanical Engineering role or a similar technical role.
  • Must have a good attitude, be flexible in the shift patterns and prepared to work overtime where there is a business requirement.

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive DOE

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