Project Manager

Filtronic plc
28 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Purpose: Initiation, planning, execution, control and closure of all assigned NPI and process improvement projects, employing methods that ensure effective cross-functional communication of project requirements, risk and status at all times. Summary of Responsibilities: · Responsible for planning, executing, controlling and closing all assigned projects; including planning to support RFQs. · Authority for overall management, planning, coordination and execution of all assigned projects ensuring that all contractual and commercial obligations are met on time and in full. · Responsible for controlling project scope (both internal and external influences) · Responsible for defining, monitoring and controlling the project budget (resource/equipment/materials costs). · Joint responsibility for product quality, reliability and safety (as per QA dept). · Responsible for project resource planning and task assignment via work-packages Joint responsibility for achieving product cost targets (together with engineering team leader assigned to the project). Job Content : · Ensure that the NPI procedure and design control procedures are followed at all times. · Preparation and delivery of project launches (definition of project scope/team, product scope, responsibilities and deliverables). · Preparation and delivery of effective Tollgates. · Preparation and maintenance of the project schedule and milestone plans (internal and external). · Preparation and maintenance of project risk register via effective risk identification and risk response planning. · Chair regular project meetings and maintain project action lists (daily/weekly as appropriate). · Chair customer conference calls and maintain associated action lists. · Main point of contact with customer Project Management representative for assigned projects. · Host and attend customer & supplier visits as required. · Establish and maintain close liaison with all areas of the business and supply chain associated with assigned projects. Skills, Experience and Qualifications · Proven project management skills, with the ability to develop resource plans, schedules, risk registers and project budgets. · Must be a highly motivated individual able to interface effectively with internal & external customers. · Sound understanding of modern project management methodologies, specifically relating to requirements capture/ management and scope definition/ control. · Industry recognised Project Management certification such as Prince 2, PMP, APM · Able to demonstrate negotiation/ persuasion skills with internal and external resources. · Totally flexible with regard to working hours and able to travel when needed both nationally and internationally. · Excellent working knowledge of MS Office products: Project/Excel/Word/ PowerPoint - for the creation of project plans and reports. · Would ideally suit a graduate with 3 years post qualification experience This job was originally posted as