Jackson Hogg is delighted to be representing an award winning trade only fabrication company with their search for a Project Manager. This role is a new position within the organisation and will allow the right candidate to shape how project management will be delivered.
Key responsibilities of a Project Manager
- Establish projects from inception.
- Bring together cross functional teams and establish roles and responsibilities to achieve project objectives.
- Develop and update detailed and effective timing plans.
- Monitor and drive progress throughout the project.
- Identify risks and establish effective countermeasures.
- Develop KPI’s in order that quality, cost and delivery can be measured.
- Communicate project status at all levels.
- Work effectively with key stakeholders across the business and supply base.
- Establish and develop effective project management processes and procedures.
Key Attributes of a Project Manager
- Has proven experience of project management/management of complex projects within a product development, manufacturing, commercially focussed environment.
- Has a background in a technical discipline – Engineering, manufacturing, industrial design or similar. (Degree/HNC/HND/Relevant experience)
- Experience using project management tools such as MS project or similar.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Commercial awareness.
- Autonomous and intuitive with high motivation.
- Adaptable to changing and challenging circumstances and comfortably able to switch between different projects and tasks.
Our ideal candidate must be able to:
- Identify problems, risks, options and recommendations, and use logic and initiative to drive solutions.
- Proactively build productive relationships with internal and external partners, be capable of influencing others in the face of challenge whilst remaining respectful of others’ views.
- Negotiate effectively to agree realistic outcomes.
- Remain calm, effective, and positive under pressure.
- Meet multiple and challenging deadlines, monitoring progress against plans using project management techniques or other recognised methods such as Agile/Prince2.