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Senior Project Manager

Holt Executive
United Kingdom
58000.00 - 62000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
12 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
Lead dynamic projects in the cutting-edge electro-optics industry!

Are you someone who thrives in a dynamic environment delivering complex projects?

Holt Executive has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our client, a leading design and manufacturing business that specialises in electro-optics. Our client is at the forefront of the industry and is looking for someone to lead their team in delivering successful project outcomes.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing the entire engineering cycle to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in compliance with contracts.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager:
  • Launching assigned projects with comprehensive plans, including detailed schedules, resource forecasts, stage plans, and budgets.
  • Leading stakeholder engagement, capturing needs, managing expectations, and facilitating communication through organized meetings. You will maintain a clear project log for documentation purposes.
  • Developing and maintaining key project artefacts like master schedules, plans, compliance matrices, and work breakdown structures, ensuring accuracy throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Collaborating with engineering leads and department heads to ensure technical processes are followed, critical success factors are identified and managed, and resource needs are accurately forecast.
  • Monitoring project costs closely, reporting potential budget risks to maintain accurate financial positioning.
  • Partnering with Finance on reports, managing revenue plans, updating estimates, forecasting margins, and providing clear explanations for changes alongside corrective plans.
  • Working with management to implement robust controls for production, data management, invoicing, shipping, and export controls.
  • Fostering continuous improvement by capturing lessons learned and feedback throughout the project for process improvement and development within the team.
Key Skills & Experience Required by the Senior Project Manager:
  • Proven record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience in budget forecasting and management.
  • Experience in project scheduling.
  • Proven ability to create Project Management Plans for bids and tenders.
  • Procurement and Supply Chain experience.
Company Benefits:
  • 37.5 hour working week and lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
  • 28 days annual leave and Christmas closure.
  • Employee Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
  • Company Share Incentive Plan and Save as You Earn Scheme.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to the Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across our sites to support and promote well-being.
  • Employee discounts scheme (including access to an additional wellbeing hub).
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.
Security Clearance Requirements:
Due to the nature of the business, all staff need to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. Therefore, if successful, you will need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency for at least five years.

If your skills and experience match this Senior Project Manager opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to (url removed)

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