Project Manager - Seating
Job Ref: JS/FHR/1242
Location: Surrey
Salary & Benefits: to c45K pa & Full Benefits
Our Client; a truly global leader in the manufacture of Specialist Vehicles and Survivability systems are experiencing enormous growth. It is for this reason that we have been tasked with finding an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Project Manager (Seating) to join the team as soon as possible on a permanent basis. The remuneration is, to an extent, negotiable and will be based upon relevant experience, but is likely to be up to circa 45K pa, plus a full and comprehensive benefits package.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager for Seating and Protection Systems, you will be responsible for the Seating business that covers a broad range of products for both military and commercial platforms. You would be responsible for all aspects of the project deliverables for the delivery of seating products for a number of different customers e.g. Major Tier 1 Defence contractors. The role will include customer and user management, internal co-ordination, planning, scheduling, project execution and relevant commercial activities in order to deliver a timely, appropriate and profitable project coherent with the company business plan.

Education and Experience ideally required:
-Should ideally be educated to Degree level in an Engineering or related subject, although time-served candidates with plenty of relevant experience will also be considered.
-It would be very useful should you also be able to offer professional Project/Programme Management qualifications such as APMP, Prince 2, UK MOD Acquisition Employment Trained, but this is not necessarily essential.
-Ideally experienced in Automotive / Defence / Specialist Vehicle Project/Programme Management. Alternatively, an Aerospace background or other precision manufacturing backgrounds would certainly be considered too.
-Any experience in Vehicle Seating is useful, but is not essential.
-Should certainly offer a good Mechanical Engineering background.
-Should be experienced in the use of Project Management software tools such as SAP, ERP systems etc together with competence in the following Project Management techniques: Critical Path, Pert Analysis and Network generation.
-Project life-cycle management experience needed.
-Should possess current experience of delivering project management to a technical product from concept phase through to prototyping and trials.
-Should be experienced in ensuring the satisfactory achievement of project milestones, schedules and targets.
-Should be flexible and prepared to travel within the UK and internationally as required.

This position offers a fantastic and rare opportunity to work for a leading well established global Specialist Vehicle Manufacturer; so if interested and you have the relevant experience we need to hear from you now?

N.B. Due to the nature of the work IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ALL APPLICANTS DO HOLD A FULL AND VALID BRITISH PASSPORT. Please do not apply if you fail to meet these criteria as we will not be able to complete the required security clearance for you.

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