Project Manager - Bristol

Project Management
Ref: 145 Date Posted: Monday 21 Sep 2020
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Project Manager
Location:            Bristol
Salary:                Up to £60,000 P/A + benefits (Bonus, Pension & more)
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager, working for a world class technical engineering company, who are and growing year on year. The role will present you with the environment to realise your potential, working in an exciting, complex and changing environment, where there are opportunities to add value and make a difference in delivering capability to customers.
As the Project Manager, you will define, plan and deliver medium to large size contracts/programmes. You will manage stakeholder interfaces, including customers, where appropriate, and ensure accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of contract performance. The role may also involve activities related to the winning of new and follow-on business.
Project Manager key activities
  • Lead a multi-functional project team, to establish on-time delivery of programme milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensure contract budgets are planned, loaded and controlled in line with Work Breakdown Structure
  • Develop effective collaboration with project teams and internal/external stakeholders
  • Implement project management processes, tools and reporting mechanisms
  • Manage and control contract estimate-at-completion, revenue and margin in line with budget
  • Ensure robust workload forecasts are maintained
  • Plan and facilitate active risk management across projects, with a strong focus on mitigation activities
  • Ensure all Export Regulations are understood, adhered to and compliant
Skills and Qualifications required:
  • Demonstrable Project /programme management experience
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills, with the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and work collaboratively across various levels in an organisation
  • Skilled in developing effective partnership relationships with Programme/Portfolio Stakeholders
  • Drive and motivation in leading project teams to strive for excellence in the face of adversity
  • Strong business management experience, with a sound understanding of typical organisational issues and challenges that face projects/Programmes.
  • Driving best practice and identify opportunities for innovation
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a rewarding and challenging project manager role with a company that offers excellent career and development opportunities, a fantastic working environment and a highly competitive benefits package.
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