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People Manager - Engineering Project Management Group - Stevenage

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7216 Date Posted: Friday 14 Jun 2024

Location:               Stevenage

Salary:                   Up to £60,000 P/A + excellent bonus and benefits – Fixed Term Contract

Hours:                   37 hours per week

Do you want to join a business, who value inclusivity, a three-time gold investor in people award winner, an advocate of supporting women in engineering and developing their people to be the best they can be?

We’re looking for a leader who has an appreciation of engineering and project management with passion, focus, drive and the vision to lead an Engineering Project Management Group to deliver successfully. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven People Manager who is passionate about managing the performance and development of people. You’ll get the best leadership support available. The business knows how important it is to have the support you need to operate in a high-profile role such as this, so they invest in industry leading courses and develop their own training with the support of the best training providers in the country.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

What you will be doing

  • Provide leadership and functional line management for an Engineering Project Management (EPM) team, to meet a dynamic environment delivering equipment critical to the defence of our nation and its front line forces.
  • Lead and support the team to deliver complex engineering solutions on time, on cost, on quality.
  • Develop the team’s capability, motivate, retain, and grow the team to meet the workload forecast and delivery needs of the business.
  • Deliver high quality development and performance evaluations in order to maximise the potential of people for today and for the future.
  • Initiate and manage EPM development and generic delivery team improvement initiatives.

Skills Required 

  • Ideally degree qualified in a STEM subject, such as electronics, mathematics, physics, systems engineering or aerospace engineering
  • Experience of leading teams and individuals.
  • Experience of defining, implementing and embedding strategic direction by providing a clarity of vision and mission.
  • Ability to lead and drive collaboration across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure on time, on cost, on quality delivery.
  • Experience of various management tasks - recruitment, onboarding, performance, development etc.

You should be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance. Applications are open to UK nationals or UK dual citizens. Some restrictions may apply.

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