Engineering Project Manager

£55,000 - £70,000 (Depending on experience)

Based in Rochester, Kent (Flexible working available)

Must be eligible for SC Clearance

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and execute an Engineering development strategy for the project using the principles of incremental/agile development
  • Own the Engineering budgets, adherence to schedule and quality of the product designed (fitness for purpose, compliance with customer requirements)
  • Own the Engineering risks and mitigation strategies
  • Develop and maintain the Engineering Management Plan (EMP) describing all aspects of Engineering work for the programme including programme tailoring
  • Use Maturity Management (supported by Earned Value) to validate the correctness of work being produced by the team
  • Support the development of subcontracted items, developing and implementing a strategy to ensure they are successful
  • Own the 'Design Fors' with focus on Design for Manufacture, Test, Reliability and Maintainability
  • Lead and make technical decisions for the project, identifying and trading the various factors involved
  • Professionally represent the company when working with customer. (Some travel will likely be required)
  • Performance manages the team
  • Work closely with the functional management team to communicate resource requirements and ensure deployment of site-wide best practice
  • The PTL will join a business focussed team of other PTLs reporting to the PRGL and may be asked to assist other projects during holidays etc.
  • Assist in winning new business by being the voice of engineering when running bids and proposal activities
  • Develop their team by coaching and mentoring team leaders and developing their own succession plan.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • Team leadership experience in at least one key Engineering discipline (ideally having performed a cross functional team leading role).
  • Technical understanding electronic systems
  • Passionate for success with a can-do attitude
  • Proven ability to work with the detail and be able to brief at a summary level
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Proven strength in organisational and personal communication skills
  • Proven ability to build teams, prevent silos and work across existing boundaries
  • Proven ability to lead teams to success and remain resilient under pressure