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Junior Project Manager

  • Location

    Leicestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive, Aerospace, Defence

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Peter Heap

  • Contact email:

    peter.heap@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH48698

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Junior Project Manager - Permanent - Attractive - West Midlands - Defence/Aerospace/Automotive

A Junior Project Manager is required within a Safety Critical Systems Technology Company that provides research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. The successful Junior Project Manager will join a specialised team in this sector and will be involved with advanced engineering, test and validation capabilities to the customers' challenging programmes.

The successful Junior Project Manager will report to the Function Leader and will have Direct Report responsibilities and will manage typically 1-6 concurrent Technical Projects.
The Junior Project Manager will manage the delivery of projects ensuring projects achieve project performance contributing to successful project outcomes for the overall project. The Junior Project Manager will actively contribute to the project success.

Responsibilities for the Junior Project Manager

  • Able to manage projects to deliver project objectives as efficiently as possible
  • Work with Project Technical Lead to identify and secure the necessary support from resource
  • Apply and actively contribute to Project Capability and processes
  • Support and positively influence others who have project management responsibilities
  • Present project status to the business and the customer
  • Be involved with project internal / external meetings as appropriate
  • Apply and actively contribute to improve capability and processes
  • Share knowledge and experience with your colleagues within PM and the business
  • Ensure best practise and process is consistently applied
  • Support and positively influence and support policies, strategies and initiatives

Person Profile and Skill Set for the Junior Project Manager

  • Project Management experience
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or technical field (APMP Desirable)
  • Good computer skills within MSOffice (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and MSProject
  • Experience of project delivery in a dynamic cross industry engineering business
  • Experience of Project Management of collaborative research projects
  • Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a team working environment
  • Be methodical and well organised; paying attention to detail and following processes
  • Identify process improvements / solutions where needs exist and implement solutions
  • Have a willingness to identify and action / escalate problems
  • A full driving licence is required for this role

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Junior Project Manager, then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446102 or email suitable MS Word Format CV's to