Project Manager

University of Sheffield
Blackburn, Lancashire
Grade 7 £32,344 to £40,927 per annum, with potential to progress to £44,706 per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Job reference number: UOS033369

Faculty: Advanced Manufacturing Group

Department: AMRC North West

Location: Roy Chadwick Way, Samlesbury Enterprise Zone, Blackburn, BB2 7HP

Salary: Grade 7 £32,344 to £40,927 per annum, with potential to progress to £44,706 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing date: 14 July 2022.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre North West (AMRC NW) have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager.

For this role, you will need to have experience working as a Project Manager, ideally in an engineering and client-facing environment. It is essential that you are able to communicate and motivate a team of staff and have excellent communication skills. You will use your ability to organise resources and attention to detail to aid with the planning of projects to deadlines.

For this role, you will have:

• Experience of working in a Project Management role with direct line management experience.

• Strong communication skills allied with organisational ability and enthusiasm.

• The ability to discuss at any level the elements of a project including the status to partners, customers and internal stakeholders.

• Pragmatism and the ability to understand an issue from both your own organisation and the customers’ point of view.

About the Team

AMRC North West’s value proposition is to be a high value advanced manufacturing research and development centre that provides high value solutions targeted at improving the capability and competitiveness of UK high value and advanced manufacturers. With industrial partners, AMRC North West will provide high value manufacturing solutions across the manufacturing market place.

We are part of the AMRC with Boeing which focuses on the research, development and application of state-of-the-art technologies. We have an excellent track record of developing technology and integrating it into a shop floor environment to demonstrate financial benefit to partners. This ability to translate technological advances into bottom line savings has led to a large growth in demand from especially its aerospace partners and a growing need for skilled engineers with an interest in manufacturing.

The AMRC are a Corporate Partner of the Association of Project Management (APM) which means we train, support and encourage the Project Management team at the AMRC. This a supportive environment that is passionate about training and development.

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