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Engineering Project Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Gillingham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Engineering Project Manager Gillingham, Kent + Hybrid Working Competitive Salary + Benefits Brief Engineering Project Manager needed for a leading defence & security organisation based in the Gillingham area in Kent, who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Engineering Project Manager that takes pride in their work. In order to be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder. The successful Engineering Project Manager would desirably be educated to degree level, or equivalent professional/vocational qualification. Chartered engineer status would be a plus. The role is required to deliver engineering projects following lifecycle management guidelines within budget, on time, and delighting our customers by meeting their requirements. The role works in close alignment with the Project Manager. You will work collaboratively with other multidiscipline team leads indirectly reporting to you; i.e. systems, hardware, electronics, software. What the role of the Engineering Project Manager entails: Some of the main duties of the Engineering Project Manager will include: 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 manage 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. What experience you need to be the successful Engineering Project Manager: 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 Proven ability and track record in managing the costs for the engineering work within the allocated budget Proven ability and track record in risk management and risk mitigation techniques for engineering projects Qualification to Degree/HNC level in an engineering related discipline The ability to develop data based reports and use of these reports to proactively manage the project. The ability to articulate engineering strategy and motivate teams to realise it Ability to work as a wider engineering team member, sharing resource when necessary but still achieving project goals.This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Project Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out! Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. We will contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. For a copy of our privacy policy please visit our website

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