Project Manager

Project Manager (Electrical) - Up to £45,000 - Milton Keynes 

Our client is a leading independent supplier of Power Protection equipment including UPS, Chargers, Battery Packs, Generators etc. who due to the winning of new works are looking to recruit a Project Manager.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, our client requires a Project Manager to take charge of a number of projects with a large variation ranging from low value (£5K) simple projects lasting a few weeks, up to large (£1M+) complex projects lasting several years.


Skills, knowledge and experience

  • Must be capable of motivating the project support team to achieve project success.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator at all levels to negotiate best outcomes internally and with customers.
  • Must have high levels of competence of engineering of projects, engineering practices and related issues including effective utilisation of resource teams.
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritise and differentiate projects tasks and sales support requests within a complex and conflicting environment.
  • Experience in a similar role in this or closely related industry, having also performed at lower levels in technical project delivery role on which this role builds upon
  • A formal qualification in Electrical Engineering is required, preferably at degree level.
  • A good understanding of mechanical or electrical engineering would be an advantage.
  • Previous Project Management experience is essential.
  • Must be capable of occasionally working outside normal working hours to meet customer project requests as required.
  • Also must be available for occasional site/customer visits as needed.
  • A formal Project management qualification such as PMI, PRINCE2 or similar is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English, and proficient in MS Office and MS Project.
  • UK drivers licence.


Key responsibilities

  • Manage projects through an end to-end project life cycle; monitor overall project progress, resolving risks and issues and initiating corrective action plans.
  • Act as the central point of liaison and coordination with all stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • This includes liaising with the customer on all aspect of the project, keeping management informed on progress, planning project lifecycle with design department and manufacturing and ensuring all stakeholders are aware of the project status at all times.
  • Planning and organising the resource required to execute assigned projects.
  • Deliver on time, on budget, on quality Project Management.
  • Ensure best practice technical, logistical and commercial direction is always in place for project delivery.
  • Perceive problems well in advance and consider the broad range of commercial and technical factors in assessing the situation, identifying possible solutions and implementing approved solutions.
  • Take ownership of technical documentation required to successfully deliver the project, including project plans/Gantt charts, action trackers, management plans, manuals and any other technical authoring as required.

Why work with us

PWM UK is and equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate and will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment at work. We value and are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We make our employment decisions based solely on business needs, personal merit, relevant individual qualifications and experience.

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