Project Lead

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Depending on experience
31 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Lead


Our precision engineering client are looking for a Project Lead to join the team in Birmingham for 3-6 months. They are hugely successful and renowned within critical flow control and provide safety critical components for a range of excellent customers. See below for details!

Project Lead

Job Summary

·The Project Lead will be responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget and within scope

·Reporting to the sales Director and working alongside Project Managers, the Project Lead will take responsibility for specific sub projects within major contracted projects

·This role is of strategic importance to the business and requires a high integrity individual with technical and commercial skills, the project lead will be a team player, with strong skills in getting the best out of people and the projects that they oversee

·This role has a heavy emphasis on managing projects, meeting commitments and ensuring that project deliverables are on time in full

Project Lead

Job Content

·Jobs in the project team exist in order to drive customer satisfaction through effective execution on key projects

·The project lead will be the key customer contact to maintain day to day operational aspects of the project delivery, you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient communication and implementation of the project

Project Lead

Key Duties and Responsibilities, including, but not limited to: -

·Creating, delivering and maintain project work plans to ensure on time delivery of pre-contract projects

·Identify resources, assign responsibilities and manage performance on pre-contact project deliverables

·Ensure management, maintenance and completion of pre-contract project documents

·Ensure appropriate storage, distribution and maintenance of pre-contract project documents Understand and meet financial obligations of pre-contract project

·Collate and submit timely pre-contract project status reports to stakeholders

·Participate in customer meetings relating to pre-contract project, ensure proactive engagement with customer including regular site visits where required

·Manage and prioritise tasks using company project management tools (Action Tracker, Gant Chart, Governance, Lessons Learnt, 3C, Risk Register, Relevant Audits etc)

·Work with Sales Director to negotiate contract terms with sub supplier

·Coordinate and lead teams between departments including Engineering, QA, Procurement, Supply Chain and Manufacturing

·Ensure continued communication and good relationships with external and internal customers

·Report and escalate to management where appropriate

Project Lead

Qualifications and Experience

·Graduate or equivalent (can include experience) with an engineering and commercial background, project management experience will be a benefit but not essential.

·Technical or engineering bachelor degree

·Highly organised calm individual who is a positive progressive motivator with good multi-cultural skills

·High levels of IT Skills are essential to this role, extremely proficient in MS programs, working knowledge of MS project is an additional benefit

·High standard individual who looks to produce the best and has a constant desire to improve

·Ability to operate within a global, forward thinking business with a balance of working both strategically and operationally.

Project Lead

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