Project Manager

  • Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Food & drink

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Williams

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Project Manager
Food and Drink
£50,000 to £60,000 +

Our client is an innovative fast-growing business backed by international investors. Their product will revolutionise the cleaning of food production facilities by reducing the required power, water and resources required to cleanse a high care facility.

Due to continued growth, we are now looking for a Project Manager to organise, lead, manage and coordinate multiple concurrent capital programme plant installations, typically £500,000 each. You will be involved from the start of the sales process and ending with customer sign off and handover.

About the role

  • Build strong customer relationships, providing excellent customer service
  • Lead, manage and co-ordinate projects effectively
  • Deliver project KPI's and milestone targets
  • Communicate effectively and provide regular, accurate progress reports
  • Mitigate risks through detailed planning and applying processes consistently
  • Ensure continuous learning feedback is effective and that performance continually improves
  • Commercial management of sub-contractors
  • Technical management of additional work required on-site
  • Prepare and validate budgets, maintain accurate cost reports and cost-to-complete forecasts
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams including chemists, engineers, buyers, account managers, quality controllers and outside vendors
  • Ensure all works comply with CDM and food safety requirements
  • Ensure systems are completed to business standards and fulfil customer technical specifications;

About you

  • Proven record of successfully delivering capital projects within the food industry - essential
  • Technically trained, practical engineer, minimum HNC, preferably BEng/Meng
  • Project management qualification (PRINCE2, PMP, etc)
  • 5 - 7 years' project management experience ensuring completion on time, within budget, to agreed scope and meeting customer expectations
  • Working knowledge of engineering construction specifications and standards
  • Ability to apply sound engineering principles to design projects and provide technical contribution on specific site solutions
  • Able to collaborate and encourage colleagues to build a culture of performance.
  • Excellent decision maker and able to delegate effectively
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated; able to work under pressure
  • Flexible about working hours & time away from home
  • Knowledge of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and UK health and Safety best practice

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Project Management in a Food Manufacturing background and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Project Manager role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

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