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  • Job reference: RMS0170188

Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/08/2016
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The Company:
Our client is a Global Research and Development engineering group and one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers.

The client is looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager to support the company and its growth

The Role:
The Senior Project Manager will Plan and control development project schedules and will ideally come from an R&D background
Manage project budgets.

Publish regular accurate project status, risk register and successes.

Lead a cross functional team of engineers through the development process from customer requirements to customer sign off.

Chair Project Milestone meetings, ensuring process adherence.

The Senior Project Manager will Present executive status presentations and attend steering committee meetings.

Work with the Head to plan timeline and budget for projects.

Manage project risk, and provide full project transparency.

Be the point of contact for project customer communication.

Work with the global project managers to review and improve project management against the KPIs of Quality, Time, Cost, Design Features and customer satisfaction.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The Senior Project Manager will have a Minimum BEng/ BSc in a technical subject.
• Significant experience in an engineering design and testing environment.
• Technical knowledge and experience of electronic system design.
• Technical knowledge and experience of embedded software system design.
• Technical knowledge and experience of mechanical design.
• Proven ability to innovate and extensive experience of whole lifecycle development
• Excellent team leader with experience successful project delivery.
• Effective communicator and strong technical documentation skills.
• Flexible and adaptable, able to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
• Business acumen, the ability to understand business needs as well as technical needs of the project.
• Experience of working and testing against global product standards, i.e. IEC, EN, MID
• Positive “Can-Do” attitude and the motivation to make a big difference in the business performance.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Influencing skills, the ability to succeed in a matrix organisation.
• Work within a global project organisation, experience of managing global project teams.
• Not afraid to question.
• A passion for learning.
• Expert user of global project planning tools, i.e. Sciforma, Primavera
• Experienced user of Microsoft Project.
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