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Engineering Project Manager

  • Kent
  • Contract
  • £51.00 - £56.00 per hour

Engineering Project Manager

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Rochester as a Engineering Project Manager .

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the responsibility for developing the strategy for and executing engineering projects following lifecycle management guidelines. Ensure that projects are within budget; delivered on time by meeting all milestones and that projects are meeting all of our customer’s requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing, maintaining, and executing an engineering development strategy for the project using the principles of incremental and agile development
  • Owning the engineering budgets, ensuring adherence to the schedule and reviewing the quality of the product designed; making sure it is fit for purpose and compliant with customer requirements
  • Taking the lead on the engineering risks and mitigation strategies
  • Developing and maintain the Engineering Management Plan (EMP) describing all aspects of engineering work for the programme, including programme tailoring
  • Supporting the development of subcontracted items, developing and implementing a strategy to ensure they are successful
  • Owning the ‘Design Fors’ with focus on design for Life, including manufacturing, testing, reliability and maintainability
  • Leading and making technical decisions for the project, identifying and trading the various factors involved
  • Utilising Maturity Management (supported by Earned Value) to validate the correctness of work being produced by the team

Key skills & qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience managing and mitigating risks utilising specific techniques for engineering projects
  • Demonstrable experience leading a team in at least one key Engineering discipline (ideally having performed a cross functional team leading role)
  • Technical knowledge of electronic systems
  • Demonstrable experience managing the costs for the engineering work within the allocated budget
  • Experience articulating engineering strategy and motivate teams to realise it
  • A sound engineering background.
  • Knowledge/experience of Project monitoring and control techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Confidence, with an inbuilt drive to succeed.
  • Knowledge/experience of solving problems, preferably by employing formal techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with your team, the customer and various stakeholder groups.
  • British National is required

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Working From Home During Covid

Location: Preston

Rate: £56.25 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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