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Production Project Manager


My client is a market leading manufacturer of technology for defence applications.

Due to continued and sustained growth they are currently looking to add a Production Project Manager to the team on a permanent basis.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in the management of high value and complex manufacturing operations.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the products you must be able to obtain DV Clearance.

Role Description
-An opportunity has arisen for high calibre and experienced Project Manager to lead a multi-disciplined team in the delivery of Long Range missile manufacturing elements contracts to numerous export and UK customers.

This role will require a high degree of leadership skill in addition to the full range of project management disciplines.

The business has received a high value manufacturing contract and this role will be key in ensuring the delivery capability is properly planned such that product is delivered to contract.
-Planning, facilitating and taking accountability for the success of large scale production contracts, associated with high technology products to schedule, cost and quality.
-Ensuring accurate reporting of progress against all aspects of project performance up to director level.
-Managing a multi-disciplinary team and ensuring robust project principles are in place.
-Providing direction and guidance for a team of 1st reports
-Supporting the directorate in its strategic objectives
-Functional proximity management for production project management resource pool

Qualifications / Experience
-Accomplished and ambitious Project Manager with a proven track record in the delivery of fixed cost programmes, of significant value, within a matrix organisation.
-Experience within an engineering or production environment would be of preference.
-Substantial experience at a senior level, interfacing with key customers and company directors in order to respond to complex situations and effectively influence key stakeholders.
-A natural leader and communicator, able to build strong relationships, with experience in driving multi-functional teams and delivering to tight time-scales.
-Enthusiastic, pro-active and tenacious individual who can prioritise and understand strategic business needs as well as managing the day-to-day tactical decisions
-Preferably educated to degree level or possessing project management accreditation from a professional body, but alternatively candidates with significant and relevant experience will be considered.

Commutable from:
Stevenage, Bedford, Milton Keynes, London, Cambridge, Braintree, Luton, Aylesbury

Key Words:
Production, Project, Manager, Matric, Manufacturing, Defence, Missile, High Value, Senior, Lead

For more information or to apply please contact;
Paul Randall 02392322385

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