Chief Project Manager

Job Reference: WM-1733

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £80,000 - £100,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Chief Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Review progress of projects and programmes, resolving challenges around resourcing and scheduling
  • Work across the business to understand and satisfy the needs of stakeholders in other business functions
  • Ensure all Technology projects are effectively planned, managed, and delivered to the required specification or needs of the department by the agreed deadlines
  • Instil and foster a culture of excellence in project management
  • Work closely with the Chief Engineer to manage implications of design changes on ongoing project work.
  • Analyse specific business and technology problems to ensure business needs and requirements are met
  • Define and manage the necessary project management tool(s) and processes to enable easy collaboration and communication between project stakeholders
  • Lead a group of Project Managers, providing the appropriate guidance and support in the form of coaching and mentoring
  • Define the processes and metrics to track and report project progress with a focus on budget, scope, resources, and schedule

About you:

  • Proven experience leading and managing a team or group of Project Managers
  • Demonstratable track record of managing a portfolio of large-scale, high-profile strategic projects
  • Strong experience across multiple stages of the project lifecycle from project initiation through to successful delivery
  • Background working in a highly regulated industry
  • The ability to determine resource needs, recommend solutions and deliver against a strategy
  • Excellent influencing skills that achieve results
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent organisational skills and the flexibility to cope with varying demands
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK