Global tech & innovation business is seeking a commercially aware Senior Project Manager with proven experience of business transformation programmes ideally within a high-tech engineering or engineering research business.
This is a unique opportunity to work at the very heart of an innovation model; in one of its fastest growth capability areas. The senior project manager will manage a multi-discipline team of engineers who are researching new technologies and components that will be utilised within the next generation of products.
You will have the opportunity to significantly contribute to the transformation of the Research department, making it more effective and efficient every day, from new idea generation to rapid design, industrialisation and transferral to the downstream teams.
You will ensure stage-gate deliverables are met in a timely manner and gain a sufficient level of understanding of the development to be able to communicate the projects status (including technical specification, cost and time) to senior management, whilst being comfortable in challenging the paradigm where required.
The project manager may also, on occasion, project manage external research/development partners. This role will report into a Senior Programme Manager and ultimately a Programme Director.