Project Manager

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South East
£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Project manager - Gillingham - Fixed term contract - 12 months
A market leader in the Automotive industry is looking for an experienced project manager who will be accountable for the overall management of multiple projects involving cross functional teams,responsible for the development and industrialization of various products.
Reporting to the Customer Programme Manager, you will be the key point of contact, liaising with both customers and colleagues at all levels. We are looking for an individual with significant product or process development experience, as well as strong communication and team driving skills.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
Overall responsibility to deliver flawless project launches to meet the committed objectives and flawless launch metrics.
Ownership of the projects from kick off to product launch in the plant, to assure the project meets both customer and business objectives for cost, quality, delivery and performance.
Develop project plans (project scope, time lines, cost, resources, risk, quality, communications and procurement) then lead and deploy overall project timing to the team.
Conduct regular project team meetings and ensure teams are accountable for their deliverables, time lines and manage risk escalation and resolution.
Manage and track all prototype phases.
Create and update Project Server reporting - Identify, analyse, resolve and or escalate risks in a timely manner.
Support divisional initiative for tracking flawless launch of all new product programs.
Be positive, encourage, coach and share knowledge with all cross functional teams.
Essential requirements:
Minimum 5 years' experience in project management with in the automotive industry
Engineering Degree or equivalent
Must be well organised, disciplined and self-driven
Excellent communication Skills
Attention to detail
Must be a team player
Commutable from Gillingham, Rochester, Sittingbourne, Maidstone and Dartford.
To apply please send a copy of your updated CV to or give Cade a call on 02392 314 671.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 02392314671
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Cade Bryant

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