Senior Project Manager
Main Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for all Project Management activities required for
the bidding of, and the subsequent delivery of, internal and external client projects. The Senior
Project Manager must have demonstrable experience of the delivery of cross-functional
engineering projects to clearly defined cost, quality and delivery schedule KPIs.
Responsibilities include, although are not limited to the following:
Working as part of a bid team responsible for the preparation of Project Management bid
documentation and associated baseline project plan for review and submission to internal
and external stakeholders.
Performing a client-facing role, responsible for the client relationship ensuring that the
client remains informed with project progress whilst protecting the wellbeing of the
project and the project team.
Successfully delivering projects through the clients gated delivery process ensuring that the
relevant KPIs are met and that all necessary documentation is prepared, and configuration
controlled, in line with the businesses quality processes.
Leading multi-disciplined technical teams to deliver complex development projects into
Monthly reporting of project health to the leadership team focusing on company
KPIs, preparing timely executive level reports to ensure critical information is
Implementing and actively managing a live risk register, working with the engineering
teams to identify mitigation activities to safeguard successful delivery of the project.
Working with engineering, supply chain and third party suppliers to ensure timely delivery
of high quality external components into the project at agreed milestone dates.
Working with the Director of Project Management and the Engineering Quality group to
assist with the continued development and application of the companies Project
Working with the clients supply chain and production test teams within UK and China to
ensure product is ‘designed for’ and ‘suitable for’ production.
Relevant Skills & Behaviours
The client values and measures itself against the following ‘Best-Self’ Behaviours:
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following relevant skills and
Project and Risk Management
Leadership and team management
Clear and effective communication
Process design, deployment and optimisation
Working knowledge of Microsoft Project
Flexibility and adaptability
Expertise with common IT systems
Relevant Knowledge & Experience
Candidates should assess their suitability against the following essential and/or desirable
relevant knowledge and experience:
Demonstrable experience of project management within an Engineering or Automotive Tier
Leadership of multi-disciplined teams
Demonstrable full Product Life Management experience
Broad engineering knowledge and understanding
Degree in relevant engineering discipline
APM or equivalent qualification
Practical Six Sigma knowledge and understanding
Knowledge of Engineering Quality practices
Knowledge of Confluence and Jira software tools