Project Manager - Engineering

Location Daventry, Northamptonshire, England
Discipline: Advanced Technology & Process Machinery
Job type: Temporary
Salary: ££28 - £29 per hour
Contact name: Josh Kerley

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH40085JK_1625673512
Published: 23 days ago
Startdate: ASAP


To project manage the delivery of a large engineering infrastructure project at the Daventry site we're currently looking for Project Manager - Engineering

Responsible for managing:

  • Project resources,
  • 3rd party suppliers,
  • Project timing plan,
  • Financial forecast/spend
  • Reporting to Project Senior Management Review Group.

Significant post degree experience in large infrastructure Project management is required Demonstrated experience in the management of multiple 3rd party turnkey suppliers.

Understanding of Test cell environments. e.g automotive, rail. (desirable)

Key Responsibilities:

Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area.

Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops time line, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and time line.

Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and time lines.

Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.

Documents and shares team learning's with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.

Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.

Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.

Qualifications and Competencies


Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed time line.

Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.

Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively.

Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritise issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimise, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximise the realisation of positive events.