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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 896746
Contact Name: Sophie Rice
Contact Email: srice@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced and flexible Project Manager to work for our client, a fast growing and successful global manufacturing company based in the UK. You will be responsible for managing a range of projects from conception through to completion. This role is 85% office based and 15% travel.

The successful candidate will join their small and friendly team based in their new technical support office situated in Leicester. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, keen to learn and above all be customer focused.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Completion of projects requiring technical and commercial specifications on their bespoke product range. Projects range from £5k - £500k. 4weeks to 40week projects
  • Briefing internal and external suppliers on new projects
  • Costing jobs based on quotations received
  • Liaise with manufacturing plants regarding delivery and products
  • Follow up bids and quotations
  • Liaise with other suppliers
  • Managing projects to time and budget
  • Managing changes that are briefed throughout the project lifecycle
  • Working closely with a small team and other internal stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of projects in line with client expectations
  • Attending supplier and occasional client meetings as required

Skills and experience required:

  • A proven project management background in an engineering environment. e. food, mining or power generation
  • Understanding of technical specifications and data sheets
  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commercially astute
  • Technical ability
  • Full driving licence is essential for this role