Project Manager

From £25 per hour - Surrey

Posted: 18th, Aug 2017

Reference N°: 40261

Type: Contract

The Company

An engineering company who distribute capital equipment on behalf of some leading European manufacturers. They are responsible for the UK and Ireland sectors from sales / installation / commissioning / handover.

The Role

The company has a team of Project Engineers who are currently very busy, so they need to bring in an extra resource to support the expected new business. The role will involve travel to the Republic of Ireland probably once every two weeks and some trips to Italy for initial meetings with the manufacturer and client, FAT’ s etc. so approximately on a once a month basis. Some overnight stays may be required, so a degree of flexibility is required.

The role is biased more towards contract management, pushing the project forward - contracts, obligations, schedule management etc. The project manager will be the interface between the manufacturer (based in Italy) and the client and this will mean there will be extensive client interaction. (Client could mean end Client and/or Main Contractor). The successful candidate will need to be pro-active, keeping the client updated at all times.

There wouldn’ t be any specific staff management responsibility but the successful candidate would be interacting with both the company’ s site and office based staff.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have pharmaceutical / process industry experience. However, they may also consider candidates who are familiar with working in other highly regulated sectors, with capital equipment knowledge, such as water, petrochemical, semi-conductor or automotive.
Someone who can pick up the company processes quickly
The candidate can be based either in the South East with easy access to an airport, or in the Republic of Ireland.
The candidate needs to be well organised, patient and have excellent communication skills
An engineering qualification is required
An understanding of manufacturing processes is required
Must be familiar with MS Office software products

The Package

The minimum rate offered for this position is £25 per hour however the client may pay up to £40 per hour pa to a candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

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