Posted: 71 days ago

Project Manager - Vehicle Programmes

Salary: £0

Location: West Sussex

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management


Position: Project Manager - Vehicle Programmes Location: West Sussex & Surrey Term: Permanent Remuneration: £Highly Negotiable, Full Benefits & Bonus Our Client; a truly global leader in the manufacture of Specialist Vehicles and Survivability systems is entering a very exciting phase due to growth in its vehicle product development and manufacturing activities. This growth is not forecast, but is a reality already in motion, offering an experienced Project Manager a unique opportunity to work on several fantastic projects for Defence, Military NGO and OGA customers. Reporting to the PMO Manager and their Product Development Director; the role itself will see you support my client’s growth through the successful delivery of their projects. This is a new phase of growth for them and as a result there will be the opportunity for you to play a huge part in the introduction, use of and embedding of new foundation development processes. There is a huge opportunity for full project ownership within the role and the project manager will be given full accountability and scope to run the program in their own style. The Project Manager will be measured on their ability to meet all recognisable project deliverables; cost, timings, provision of team foresight, leadership and motivational capabilities. Qualifications: * You have ideally a Degree level qualification in Engineering or a relatable subject, but time served experience will also be considered. * A professional project/programme management qualification such as APMP, PRINCE2 or UK MoD (Acquisition Employment Training) would be a distinct advantage. Experience & Knowledge: * Must have experience in Project / Programme Management and within a highly technical environment. (Preferably Defence or Automotive). * Experience in dealing with senior and sometimes challenging individuals. * The ability to use Microsoft Project to control, define and monitor progress against schedules. * The ability to use project management software tools such as SAP & ERP Systems. * Competent in Project Management techniques such as Critical Path, Pert Analysis and Network generation. * An understanding to Project Life-Cycle, Risk and Opportunity, Project Financial, Sub-Contract and Customer management. This position offers a fantastic and rare opportunity to work for a leading well-established global Specialist Vehicle Manufacturer at an exciting phase in the company’s development; so, if interested and you have the relevant experience we need to hear from you now? N.B. Due to the nature of the work IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ALL APPLICANTS DO HOLD A FULL AND VALID BRITISH PASSPORT. Please do not apply if you fail to meet these criteria as we will not be able to complete the required security clearance for you. To APPLY, please contact Jason Seed DipRP, DipRSA, FIRP, Director of Forbes HR Ltd on: Telephone: (phone number removed) Mobile: (phone number removed)