Matchtech

Junior Project Manager - Electronics Design

Recruiter
Location
Southampton
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Ref
EMP395113
Contact
Glenn Vickery
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Project Manager – Engineering

This is an immediate requirement for a Junior Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager with experience or education in the Engineering sector.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Junior Project Manager to work for a leading Electronics design company in the Southampton area. Due to an increase in Project wins my client is looking to expand their current project range by developing a number of new avionic products.

This Junior Project Manager role will be working across the design, development and manufacturing stages of the engineering lifecycle and be central in the delivery of these new systems.

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JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this Junior Project Manager role

- This role will work with the Programme Manager and project teams to clarify and document business requirements in order to ensure project plans are comprehensive, realistic and in line with objectives.
- Communicate project plans and progress across the business in order to ensure all stakeholders are briefed and up to date.
- Summarise salient planning and project progress in order to provide advice and make recommendations for consideration by the senior levels within organisation.
- Learn to lead and develop a project team, ensuring work is resourced and allocated effectively by coordinating with Functional Leads to satisfy project requirements while following business processes.
- Implement the Business’ Life Cycle Management Process in your assigned projects
- Responsible for successful delivery (on time, to cost & quality) of all assigned projects across the whole life cycle including preparation, review and management of project plans, whilst mitigating risk, to ensure the business meets targets & objectives.
- Maximise the profitability of the assigned projects.
- Management of project risks and opportunities
- Build and maintain strong working relationships, with both internal and external stakeholders, in order to influence project activities through effective communication.
- Lead the project teams effectively
- Reporting on project progress to Senior Management

Requirements for this Junior Project Manager role

- Excellent organisation/ presentation and written skills
- Flexibility including ability and willingness to travel and visit customer sites (occasional travel in UK and abroad).
- Fully conversant with current IT/computer software packages (i.e. word, excel, PowerPoint).
- Engineering or science degree
- Background in a technical development or manufacturing environment would be an advantage.

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Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.

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