Project Manager

  • Job Reference: VR/01901
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2020
  • Recruiter: MP Resourcing Ltd
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  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, an award-winning technology business, are looking for a Project Manager to manage a team on various exciting projects. As Project Manager, you will be delivering projects within product streams reporting directly to a Programme Manager. Engineers are assigned to and work within each product stream are managed by the Project Manager. You’ll be working in a team to deliver technically challenging projects to customer requirements.

Main duties:

  • Be an ambassador of company values, QHSE system and other internal policies
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project, facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables, schedule and cost
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements, develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff, manage project budget, manage project resource allocation 
  • Ensure strong contract change control discipline
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to manage project risks
  • Plan and schedule project timelines, track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress and issues
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Support customer reviews and chair internal reviews
  • Engage with suppliers and subcontractors throughout all phases of a project
  • Visit customer sites
  • Support business development team in preparing proposals for customers
  • Track project documentation and configuration

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in delivering technically challenging projects using multiple discipline teams within a regulated industry
  • Bachelor’s degree-level in engineering/physics related subject or HNC minimum with strong relevant experience
  • Familiarity with ECSS standards highly desirable
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software including Microsoft Project


  • Resilient demonstrating a calm, common sense/pragmatic and logical approach to problem solving ability to find simple solutions to complex problems
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong people manager with ability to managing conflict
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated to meet objectives
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams as required by the individual task
  • Ability to work within defined timescales to meet programme milestones
  • Ability to work on several projects at any one time
  • Driven by technical challenges, problem solving and practical implementation of new ideas
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with other members of the team

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.