Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands, , England, England
Salary: £35 - £38 per hour
Start Date: 2023-02-17
Reference: J26ProdReq
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2023 15:19

Job Description

Project Manager
Working from home and onsite in West Midlands when required

Hybrid working
The pay rate is £38/hr Umbrella (or £27/hr PAYE)
The contract is initially for 12 months, but is expected to be ongoing afterwards.
Candidates must have at least 3 years project management experience which includes:

  • Establishing & Creating Project Requirement plans
  • Developing Business Cases
  • Establishing Governance
  • Establishing relationships with Stakeholders
  • Managing the project against the plan
  • Delivering the project against the plan – On time and in full
  • Must have Mechanical Engineering Background, ideally Automotive or similar High Value Industry
Candidates will need very good MS Project and MS Excel skills such as pivot tables & data extraction.
And ideally some form of PMI or PMP qualification e.g., Prince 2 (desirable but not essential).
Candidates do not necessarily have to have an engineering background.

  • Develop and produce program and/or project management schedules using MS Project.
  • Management and accountability for the portfolio of projects
  • Monitoring project progress and performance
  • Regular stakeholder reporting
  • Work with partners, monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget.
  • Attend business meetings with partners
  • Risk Management
  • Resource Management – Provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules
  • Management of project/programme budgets
  • Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking.
  • Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management.
  • Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams
  • Mentor/coach the project leaders in project management, and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate.
  • Use company’s project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports.
Monitors progress of projects, discusses problems with affected areas, assures appropriate personnel are informed of problems and steps are in place to meet schedules.