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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

SoCode is partnering with a global leader in critical telecommunications technology. Their products are essential tools for the UK Security Agencies and, as such, they have had minimal impact form recent events and instead recorded record sales for 2020. Boasting the Metropolitan Police amongst their recent contract wins, the business has never been busier and is investing heavily in NPD. To compliment this growth and support innovative product development into new markets, they now seek to expand their team with an experienced Senior Project Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in the heart of the business in a team responsible for guiding innovative ideas through complex manufacturing and engineering challenges to make them a reality.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for….

  • Be accountable for delivering high visibility technology solutions to time and budget.
  • Demonstrate strong organisational and leadership skills
  • Show willingness and capability to think laterally and pragmatically to find solutions to problems and remove roadblocks.
  • Have confidence to lead others while understanding when to escalate and ask for wider stakeholder input.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skill (written and verbal) within all levels of a business
  • Applies project management tools and techniques to achieve project objectives, meet schedule deadlines and budget targets
  • Ensure approaches/techniques are used for building high performing teams, maintaining good team morale and a high level of operating efficiency
  • Demonstrates leadership by promoting trust, interaction and shared commitment within teams
  • Demonstrate experience managing the transfer of development project into volume manufacturing.
  • Incorporating quality into the project delivery

What you need to succeed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree of equivalent in an engineering discipline 
  • Training in Project Management to a project manager level, with accredited certification through IPMA, APM, Prince 2 or IPM or equivalent

Experience and skills

  • 5+ years’ experience leading complex development projects and programme teams in a multi-discipline environment on complex product development projects, using Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Knowledge and confidence in managing external design and manufacturing solution providers including those based in the Far East
  • Experience creating Statement of Work and Procurement Specifications external design and manufacturing solution providers to meet technical and commercial requirements

For more information on this position please feel free to reach out to me on the contact details below.