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Senior Project Manager - Stevenage

Bonus - Project Management
Ref: 6205 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Jan 2024
Senior Project Manager
Location:                Stevenage
Salary:                     Up to £65,000
Package includes:
  • Bonus up to 21% of salary (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and a gym on-site
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Project Manager. The company are an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
As the Senior Project Manager, you will define, plan and deliver medium to large-size contracts/programmes at various stages of delivery. This is an exciting time to be at the forefront of change, as part of our new dynamic vision for Europe. 
Senior Project Manager key activities
  • Establish on-time delivery of milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensure contract budgets are planned, loaded and controlled in line with the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with project teams and internal/external stakeholders
  • Implement effective 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 the project, including mitigation activities
  • Leading project teams
  • Responsibility for liaising with and managing relationships with end customers/clients
Senior Project Manager skills and qualifications required:
  • Project /Programme Management experience – ideally gained in a matrix organisation
  • Strong risk management skills and experience
  • Sound business judgement including an appreciation of complex problems and how to solve them
  • Strong communication and motivational skills
  • Ability to embrace new challenges and deal with a level of ambiguity
  • Experience leading projects from a business perspective, including EVM, schedule adherence and risk assessments.
  • Bidding & estimating experience
  • Negotiating and influencing skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships and work collaboratively across various levels and with internal and external collaborators
  • Drive and motivation in leading project teams to strive for excellence in the face of adversity
  • Engage, share standard methodology and find opportunities for innovation
  • You will need to be eligible for SC-level UK Security Clearance.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a rewarding and challenging senior 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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