Matchtech

Project Manager

Recruiter
Location
Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP393514
Contact
Abi Bendinger
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities. These include the management of projects, customers, budgets, vendors, quality and risk assessment.



Duties include, but are not limited to:



* The use of best practice project management principles.
* Ensure the completion and approval of design documentation
* Establish and maintain customer relationship throughout the project which provides a common customer focus and positive perception.
* Monitor and review with the customer progress against plan to effectively manage specification changes which ensure that delivery objectives are met.
* Manage the project timeline, quality and cost criteria.
* Responsible for the performance of the project team.
* Mentor the project management competence of other staff.
* Compile monthly reports on project status
* To appear technically credible to the customer and to ensure technical issues are resolved promptly and satisfactorily.
* Work with customers and other Department Managers to negotiate and agree specifications
* Monitor and safeguard commercial viability of the project.
* Motivate and manage project team to ensure optimal performance is achieved.
* Define and execute a risk management strategy for each project
* Define regular risk reviews with the project team to identify, analyse, and respond to project risks.
* Delivery of project to an agreed budget, including tracking monthly spend, planned versus actual
* Oversee quality and maintenance of visible project measures of performance.



Requirements:



* Engineering degree or equivalent experience
* Experience managing technical / development projects
* A background of working in controls, mechanical or automation environment.
* Sound understanding of project management principles and concepts such as would be obtained from advanced project management courses or qualifications
* Previous experience in managing project and capital expenditure budgets