Senior Project Manager

Leamington Spa
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bupa, Life Assurance
13 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Stuart Graydon
Contract Type
Full Time

As a Project Manager, you will be expected to work in close partnership with customers, project teams and wider project stakeholders to deliver a diverse range of projects.

This opening provides a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide number of projects that differ significantly in client type, size and complexity, and to contribute to the development of our Project Management capabilities and services

Key Responsibilities

The core responsibilities for this role include full accountability for the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects, managing the risk and commercial exposure of the company whilst ensuring that all projects are completed to time, cost and quality requirements.

You will also be expected to support the generation of multi-disciplinary proposals and bids through to successful conclusion, working closely with in-house engineering disciplines.

Your main tasks and responsibilities would include:

* Project team leadership and management
* Managing and monitoring project scope
* Leading customer negotiations
* Creating, managing and monitoring Project / Programme schedules
* Creating, managing and monitoring project budgets, forecasts and invoicing
* Coordinating and managing communication and project documentation
* Manage project risk utilising the risk and opportunity management system
* Preparation of project progress reports
* Developing and maintaining customer relationships
* Actively promoting Project Management skills internally and externally
* Depending on the project worked on, the role will involve some travel.
* Work will be carried out in accordance with Ricardo project management systems, processes and guidelines.


The ideal candidate will:

* Be a commercially astute project leader with demonstrable track record of leading cross-functional engineering teams to deliver projects on time and to budget
* Have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
* Have proven stakeholder management skills with demonstrable experience of managing challenging commercial customer relationships
* Be degree-qualified in a relevant subject, currently delivering projects in a multi-disciplinary engineering environment
* Have a professional project management background and be APM qualified
* Have a natural desire to contribute to continuous improvement within the function

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