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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Reference: VAC-13297
Contact Name: Anu Nambiar
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2019 16:56

Job Description

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

Project Manager
East Lancashire
£40,000 - £50,000

About the Role

Reporting into the Project Director, 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.

About You

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.


This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.

Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.

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