Project Manager (Electro Mechanical)

Vector Recruitment Ltd
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager to join a company developing cutting edge electromechanical systems for the Global Space Industry. Due to high demand for their core technology, the company has a bulging order book and need a capable Technical Project Manager to deliver the projects -on time, on budget and to the required specification. As a key member of the management team, the Project Manager will need prior experience of managing engineering R&D projects within a highly regulated industry such as Space, Aerospace, Defence or possibly Automotive. As a Project Manager (Space Industry) you will: Project manage a diverse portfolio of Product Development projects (size of projects varies, generally between £100k to £1million, average project duration 18 - 24 months) Manage the full project life-cycle from bid generation and contract negotiation through detailed planning, project delivery and final close out. Financial planning, managing and reporting of Product Development projects Work package and task management following best-practice project-management philosophies centred on the APMP qualification or PRINCE2 methodology Motivate, supervise and facilitate multi-disciplined teams on a matrix management basis Resource management of the Product Development team Contribute to the continuous improvement of the business Reporting to the Delivery Manager and the wider business Essential Skills and Experience: BSc or BEng / MEng Degree qualified in a technical discipline (eg Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering , Mechatronics, Space Systems, Physics, etc) Proven experience of Project Management for the delivery of Electro Mechanical Products in a highly regulated industry such as Space, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence or similar Previous experience of leading teams, project planning and reporting Strong communication skills at all levels with an ability to provide solutions Ability to work well under pressure to demanding timescales Strong IT skills including MS Office, MS Project Enthusiastic, hardworking and professional approach essential. Salary: highly negotiable circa £45k - £55k Benefits package. This job was originally posted as