Senior Technical Project Manager

Job Description

Senior Technical Project Manager

Portsmouth

Permanent

Our client is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager, to join its expanding project management team. They seek a project management guru with a strong engineering background

Typically, the role delivering projects ranging from £100K to in £1M+ and supporting the Head of Projects to improve…

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Senior Technical Project Manager

Portsmouth

Permanent

Our client is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager, to join its expanding project management team. They seek a project management guru with a strong engineering background

Typically, the role delivering projects ranging from £100K to in £1M+ and supporting the Head of Projects to improve project delivery. Projects are complex electronic product developments incorporating mechanical and embedded software. This will include working based around Agile management techniques.

You will engage with all parts of the business from marketing and product management through to production and customer support as well as external customers and suppliers.

You will also be personally responsible for agreeing project delivery strategies tailored to each development with the wider company and then for driving these developments to completion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of multi-disciplinary teams that include Marketing, Systems, Electronics, Firmware/Software, Mechanical, Validation, Product Approvals and Production Engineering.
  • Managing technically complex, safety critical developments to meet the conflicting requirements of high performance, high reliability, and low cost.
  • Managing of multiple projects in parallel where use of resources is negotiated across competing demands to best meet business needs
  • Ownership of project charters to ensure developments are fully scoped, constraints defined, and success criteria agreed with escalations to senior management if objectives cannot be met within agreed boundaries.
  • Identification and monitoring of project risk (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing of mitigation and/or contingent actions.
  • Improving Project Management and other business processes
  • Continual identification of Lessons Learnt as input into on-going process improvements.
  • An active engagement in own and colleague’s professional development.
  • Taking on additional responsibility from Head of Projects

Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous experience within a Project Management role, 5+ years.
  • A qualification in an engineering discipline.
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams to develop and release electronics hardware products into production.
  • A thorough knowledge of business processes from sales through to production.
  • Expert in Project Management principles and tools.
  • Expert in project planning; estimating, scheduling, risk/opportunity management etc.
  • A self-starter with a proven ability to take the lead, build trust and manage independently without close supervision, seeing things through to completion.
  • Experience in dealing with people; negotiating & persuading to achieve your goals.
  • A problem-solver with a working knowledge of problem-solving techniques who loves finding creative solutions.
  • A quick learner who can communicate complex situations in a simple way.
  • Ambition to progress and take on wider responsibility.
  • Project Management qualification such as PRINCE2, APM or PMI.
  • Agile management techniques.
  • Managing electronic, embedded software and/or mechanical developments.
  • Working with high volume manufacturing.
  • Functional management including appraisals, coaching etc is an advantage

Job Description

Senior Technical Project Manager

Portsmouth

Permanent

Our client is looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager, to join its expanding project management team. They seek a project management guru with a strong engineering background

Typically, the role delivering projects ranging from £100K to in £1M+ and supporting the Head of Projects to improve project delivery. Projects are complex electronic product developments incorporating mechanical and embedded software. This will include working based around Agile management techniques.

You will engage with all parts of the business from marketing and product management through to production and customer support as well as external customers and suppliers.

You will also be personally responsible for agreeing project delivery strategies tailored to each development with the wider company and then for driving these developments to completion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of multi-disciplinary teams that include Marketing, Systems, Electronics, Firmware/Software, Mechanical, Validation, Product Approvals and Production Engineering.
  • Managing technically complex, safety critical developments to meet the conflicting requirements of high performance, high reliability, and low cost.
  • Managing of multiple projects in parallel where use of resources is negotiated across competing demands to best meet business needs
  • Ownership of project charters to ensure developments are fully scoped, constraints defined, and success criteria agreed with escalations to senior management if objectives cannot be met within agreed boundaries.
  • Identification and monitoring of project risk (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing of mitigation and/or contingent actions.
  • Improving Project Management and other business processes
  • Continual identification of Lessons Learnt as input into on-going process improvements.
  • An active engagement in own and colleague’s professional development.
  • Taking on additional responsibility from Head of Projects

Knowledge and Skills

  • Previous experience within a Project Management role, 5+ years.
  • A qualification in an engineering discipline.
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams to develop and release electronics hardware products into production.
  • A thorough knowledge of business processes from sales through to production.
  • Expert in Project Management principles and tools.
  • Expert in project planning; estimating, scheduling, risk/opportunity management etc.
  • A self-starter with a proven ability to take the lead, build trust and manage independently without close supervision, seeing things through to completion.
  • Experience in dealing with people; negotiating & persuading to achieve your goals.
  • A problem-solver with a working knowledge of problem-solving techniques who loves finding creative solutions.
  • A quick learner who can communicate complex situations in a simple way.
  • Ambition to progress and take on wider responsibility.
  • Project Management qualification such as PRINCE2, APM or PMI.
  • Agile management techniques.
  • Managing electronic, embedded software and/or mechanical developments.
  • Working with high volume manufacturing.
  • Functional management including appraisals, coaching etc is an advantage

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
Date: 25th May 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
25th May 2021

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