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Our client is now looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for the creation, planning and the execution of business critical projects according to strict deadlines and within forecasted budgets. The role is based in Cambridge and offers a competitive salary.
They are home to a number of world-class brands in fast moving engineered products (FMEP), specialising in connectivity, precision instrumentation and monitoring & control systems.
The Project Manager will direct and manage project development for the whole project lifecycle, being responsible for effectively communicating project expectations to project team members across the Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Production disciplines. You will proactively manage changes in project scope, resolve any potential crises, devise contingency plans and conduct post project analysis.
The role will require project management of both outsourced and customer specific products. They are looking for a Project Manager with knowledge of embedded systems involving both hardware and software subsystems. It is essential that you have strong familiarity with project management software and methodologies such as Microsoft Project and Prince 2; you will be familiar with the latest thinking on project management.
Educated to degree level standard (or equivalent) in electronic, mechanics, physics or similar, you will hold a relevant Project Management qualification and be competent and proficient in understanding and interpreting hardware, electronics, mechanics or software.