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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Nuneaton
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Automotive
Salary: £35,000 to £48,000

A global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors require a Senior Project Manager to join their team.

Main Purpose of Job:
– Responsible for managing and leading the delivery of projects within the company. Projects range from local / low value / quick turnaround projects to multi-million pound / multi-year / international projects. Workload typically includes 1-6 concurrent projects
– Ensuring projects achieve at least ‘as sold’ project performance (cost, quality and timing)
– Satisfying or exceeding the expectations of our internal and external stakeholders
– Within larger projects you will provide support to other Senior PM’s, contributing to successful project outcomes for the overall project
– Within larger projects that are allocated to you, you will lead junior PM’s so that they can develop, and actively contribute to the project success.

Key Functions:
Within this role you will be required to:
– Pro-actively manage project to deliver project objectives as efficiently as possible.
Considerations will include:
o workscope/deliverables
o timing
o finances,
o risk & opportunities (including contingency management)
o resources (people, materials and facilities)
o communications
o governance
o methodology, process compliance
– Work with Project Technical Lead to identify and secure the necessary support from resource providers within MIRA
– Provide non-technical representation of MIRA and the Project Team to our customer and internal stakeholders
– Present project status to the business and the customer
– Initiate and Chair project internal / external meetings as appropriate
– Apply and actively contribute to the company capability and processes
– Share knowledge and experience with your colleagues within PM and the business to ensure best practise and process is consistently applied
– Support and positively influence others within the company who have project management responsibilities
– Contribute to the strategic direction of the Programme Management FG
– Support Corporate policies, strategies and initiatives

Essential Qualifications:
– Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or technical field

Preferred Qualifications:
– APM (preferable APMP)

Essential Experience:
– Typically 4 to 8 years of Project Management experience
– Leading teams of 2-20 people
– Managing multiple projects concurrently
– Working within, and contributing to processes and identified best practise
– Excellent computer skills, in particular MSOffice (Word, Excel,
Powerpoint)
– MSProject skills

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