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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Reference: VAC-12966
Contact Name: Phillip Hodson
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Job Published: November 13, 2017 12:36

Job Description

This rapidly expanding engineering group supplying a global market requires a Project Manager to manage project delivery from concept to installation.

Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd

Role: Project Manager

Sector: Bespoke Special Purpose Engineering

Location: Commutable from Kiddeminster, Stourbridge, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Redditch. 

Salary & Benefits: £50,000 Plus Benefits

Role Description-

Reporting into the Group Manager, the role of Project Manager involves managing a number of engineering projects from initial concept through to customer handover to time and budget constraints. The role will involve liaising with planning, purchasing, shipping and operations to produce costings and schedules to be used in the tendering and bid process. The Project Manager takes responsibility for the commercial and technical risks and mitigating both. Once awarded, the Project Manager manages the work package through the business from order acceptance to delivery. This involves managing the internal and external resources to meet customer delivery dates and key milestones. The role will also involve influencing sub contractors and suppliers to bring about an improvement in project delivery and reduce commercial / technical risks. Furthermore, the Project Manager will work with purchasing to place long lead items, manufacturing to expedite the bespoke equipment through to delivery ensuring projects are of sound commercial sense, maximise the profit on each project delivered, and communicate effectively the client’s requirements throughout the business.

The Person-

As Project Manager, you will be degree qualified in an engineering discipline (or related) and have a hands on approach to Project Management. As Project Manager, you will be well versed in managing new product introduction projects from project quotation stage through to delivery. Furthermore you will have strong influencing and planning skills together with commercial astuteness. A background in project managing new products within the manufacturing sector is essential for this role. A recognised qualification in Project Management would also be a distinct advantage.

The Client-

Our client is a market leading manufacturer of bespoke equipment.

Kensington Consulting is a leading executive recruitment company specialising in engineering and manufacturing disciplines across all industrial sectors, resulting in consecutive Jobsite Recruit Rank awards

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