Project Manager

Project Manager

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  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 per annum, Benefits: 4 day working week (Mon – Thurs 36hours), excellent pension, private health, enhanced paternity/maternity/sickness, progression and training opportunities, progression opportunity, holiday buy scheme

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Project Manager


£50k, 4 day working week (Mon – Thurs 36hours), excellent pension, private health, enhanced paternity/maternity/sickness, progression and training opportunities, progression opportunity, holiday buy scheme

Are you interested in joining a well established organization designed to make the UK’s manufacturing sector more productive using the latest technology. Our clients have grown by over 750 staff in the past 10 years, and have scope to grow hugely in the next 2/3 years as they build up their presence in the North West.

The role is to work in the an exciting project the business is currently operating with a wide range of UK manufacturing businesses. The aim of the work is to implement a number of transformation projects for R&D and proof of concept based work around the UK.

Should you harbor a keen interest in IOT, industry 4.0 with experience managing bespoke projects within manufacturing or R&D that involve you working with a wide range of stakeholders and delivering unique one off technology based projects for R&D or manufacturing businesses then get in touch.

This business suits individuals who are keen to apply their knowledge in different projects across different industry sectors, this is not a role for someone who prefers to be pigeonholed.

The Role
  • This role will involve being responsible for the set-up, management and delivery initially of projects in the Liverpool Digital Manufacturing Accelerator (DMA) programme over a two year period.
  • This will include the coordinated organisation, direction and implementation of a number of transformation activities to achieve outcomes and realise benefits of strategic importance.
  • At the end of this programme the intention will be to deliver further significant research and development projects across the organisation.
  • The programme aims to accelerate the implementation of innovative physical and digital manufacturing  technologies  into  UK  manufacturing  and  supply chains   by   utilising   a   state-of-the-art   ‘reconfigurable   factory environment’  and  a  ‘digital  factory  environment’  in  the  heart  of Liverpool.
  • The  facility  will  utilise  cutting-edge  equipment,  software  and expertise   to   support   organisations   with   the   research   and development of their products, manufacturing processes and the commercialisation of supporting technology.
  • Make clear the actions required to complete activities and ensure that the resources are available and escalate issues that negatively impact on the performance of the projects;
  • Manage resources: Set standards and act when these are not met; manage issues promptly; assess work practices and performance to identify areas for improvement; manage resources effectively against the plan and build on best practice of project delivery;
  • Ensure High Performance: Set out required standards of performance and objectives for the team over the project period; Provide clear direction on what needs to be done against standards and objectives;
  • Regularly, review and report on project performance and take action to address issues; Lead continuous improvement in project performance.
  • Set Requirements for the long term project performance: Establish standards and performance required at project level and act when these are not met; align programme priorities with other areas;
  • Establish accountabilities and responsibilities required and monitor performance on the project; Role model performance standards expected on the project;
  • Identify issues impacting on project performance and develop plans to enable improvements.

  • Ideally professionally qualified to APM or equally similar standard
  • Project Management experience within Manufacturing, Consultancy, Design to Build etc would be preferable
  • Experience running bespoke projects for delivery of bespoke products

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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