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Project Manager

Proactive Global
Milton Keynes
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Position: Project Manager

Salary: 30,000 - 40,000

Location: Milton Keynes

Proactive currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to begin work for a leading manufacturing and production business with sites in Milton Keynes.

Due to rapid company expansion and an ever growing order book, our client is hoping to recruit at least one additional Project Manager to help ensure the quality and accuracy of the site's function is well maintained throughout this new and excited influx of work.

The successful candidate will be required to take charge of a number of projects with a large variation ranging from low value projects to large complex projects lasting several years.

Due to the nature of the work candidates must be able to pass DBS and BPSS checks.

You will be responsible for:

  • Manage projects through an end to-end project life cycle; monitor overall project progress, resolving risks and
  • issues and initiating corrective action plans.
  • Act as the central point of liaison and coordination with all stakeholders throughout the project life cycle. This includes liaising with the customer on all aspect of the project, keeping management informed on progress, planning project lifecycle with design department and manufacturing and ensuring all stakeholders are aware of the project status at all times.
  • Planning and organising the resource required to execute assigned projects.
  • Deliver on time, on budget, on quality Project Management.
  • Ensure best practice technical, logistical and commercial direction is always in place for project delivery.
  • Perceive problems well in advance and consider the broad range of commercial and technical factors in assessing the situation, identifying possible solutions and implementing approved solutions.
  • Take ownership of technical documentation required to successfully deliver the project, including project plans/Gantt charts, action trackers, management plans, manuals and any other technical authoring as required.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Must be capable of motivating the project support team to achieve project success.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator at all levels to negotiate best outcomes internally and with customers.
  • Must have high levels of competence of engineering of projects, engineering practices and related issues including effective utilisation of resource teams.
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritise and differentiate projects tasks and sales support requests within a complex and conflicting environment.
  • Experience in a similar role in this or closely related industry, having also performed at lower levels in technical project delivery role on which this role builds upon.
  • A formal qualification in Electrical Engineering is required, preferably at degree level. A good understanding of mechanical engineering would be an advantage.
  • Previous Project Management experience is essential.
  • A formal Project management qualification such as PMI, PRINCE2 or similar is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English, and proficient in MS Office and MS Project.
  • UK drivers licence.

How to Apply:

For more information on the role, or an informal discussion regarding opportunities we have available, please contact Charley McCleave on (phone number removed) or (url removed) .

Why work with Proactive?

Proactive Global is an industry leading, specialist engineering recruitment agency focused on the automation, manufacturing and robotics sectors. We offer specialist recruitment services to a niche customer base, vetting that our clients offer the best opportunities for your career. Proactive encourages and promotes equality and diversity within the workforce. We act with honesty, integrity and impartiality, ensuring your application is considered on its own merits and without bias.

When registering with Proactive you will have the opportunity to apply for some of the most interesting, specialist, opportunities in the marketplace, with the biggest companies in the sector. Follow us on Linkedin and Facebook for industry news and download our app for live notifications about newly listed vacancies. We look forward to helping you find your next role!

Proactive Global is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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