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Project Manager

Jobwise Ltd
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Working for a leading engineering firm based in Stafford, we are currently seeking a Project Manager to join a fast paced, forward thinking, hugely profitable business on a full time Permanent basis. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the management of projects within strategic business technology team. Additionally, you will be asked to monitor the overall commercial performance of the projects. The salary for this role is up to GBP55,000 per annum plus GBP425 per month for car allowance.

What will you be doing as a Project Manager?

  • Project Delivery
  • Complete typical project management tasks such as creating detailed programmes, issuing Early Warnings, costing and submitting Variations, forecasting, etc
  • Assume project management responsibility for all projects within portfolio, this will require the completion of the following:
  • Monitor the overall commercial performance of the project, maintaining accurate cost-to-complete forecasts and raising awareness of threats in relation to excessive additional costs, delays or margin depletion.
  • In relation to change, evaluate any project early warnings, compensation events and/or variations (or any similarly defined issues) and communicate them to the client and delivery teams.
  • Highlight any project risks or delays and communicate these to all stakeholders.
  • Communicate programme and progress both with internal stakeholders and the client, primarily by means of project programmes and/or other commercial and engineering updates, ensuring these are up-to-date and relevant.
  • Communicate regularly with the engineering design and manufacturing teams to ensure projects are progressing as expected.
  • Ensure the project is delivered while adhering to technology quality procedures.
  • Ensure that project design reviews are carried out.
  • Be the main point of client contact for assigned projects and ensure any significant issues (e.g. delays or cost impacts) are escalated to the Key Account Managers or Operations Manager.
  • Support the Key Account Manager on new project bids and quotes, such as through identifying the requirements for project management or administration resources and costs and assisting to define programmes required to complete works in accordance with the clients expected timescales.
  • Working with support of the Quantity Surveyor
  • Support the wider commercial and technical management needs of the business through:
  • Providing regular monthly summary progress reports across all projects, highlighting technical progress and commercial performance and detailing any changes.
  • Ensuring all project commercial data is up to date as required, at least monthly
  • Escalate significant commercial issues or risks to the Project Managers or KAM in a timely manner.
  • Assume full responsibility for the fulfilment of the requirements of CDM Principal Contractor and Designer.
  • For allocated projects, ensure a suitable responsible person is assigned to oversee site activities and is fully aware of their site works scope and responsibilities.
  • Attend client sites as necessary to review job progress and ensure packages of work are signed off by the clients Project Managers.

What we require for the role of Project Manager?

  • ONC/HNC/Degree in electrical, measurement or control engineering or related discipline.
  • Good basic education particularly in English language and grammar.
  • Project Management skills, APM or Prince 2 practitioner preferred.
  • SSSTS/SMSTS and CDM principal contractor qualifications and/or experience preferred.
  • The job holder shall be able to demonstrate effective communication, negotiating and influence skills that enable them to work at all levels within the organisation
  • Good knowledge of Commercial practices, including basic knowledge of the practical application of contract law.
  • High level of computer literacy including MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word

What will you get in return for your work as a Project Manager

  • The starting salary is up to GBP55,000 per annum depending on your experience.
  • Car allowance.
  • Hybrid working options.
  • No weekends.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Private health care.

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