Ref: JN -052019-3086
Project management, SME, technology
Our client, a technology SME based in Berkshire, is seeking a Project Manager on a full time or part time basis to join the small team.
The business typically operates a number of concurrently running, externally funded R&D projects, with the ambition of commercially exploiting the new IP created during the projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for assisting with project bidding activities, project management of successful bids and early stage commercial exploitation of project outcomes.
The role combines day to day management of project activities both internally and with external partners, customer account management, and input into strategic product planning. It provides a unique opportunity to shape our client's next phase of growth and play a key part in developing strategic commercial relationships.
The successful candidate will be highly ambitious for success and will have a proven track record in project delivery and management. They will have a strong desire to build high value relationships with customers and will grow commercial relationships. Our client has customers across the UK and the role will involve travel to customer and project sites. Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with customers, engineering teams and non-technical stakeholders is paramount as is excellent written and verbal communications. A track record of project delivery success as well as solid organisation skills including multi tasking and attention to detail is important. A hands on approach is key and the ability to manage challenges, propose solutions and manage expectations. A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and project tracking tools is also key.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing SME with many flexible options available.
- Location – Berkshire (some UK travel)
- Flexibility – full time or part time with the flexibility to do some home working (min 3.5 days a week)
- Salary – £60-70K FTE
- Recruiter – Elspeth Peters