Project Manager – Materials Group

Granta Park, Cambridge
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TWI is a world expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies. It provides industry with advice and know-how in design, fabrication, failure analysis and prevention.
The Materials Group (MAT) delivers R&D projects for single clients and collaborative groups, related to materials characterisation & testing, corrosion, welding engineering and surface engineering, for a wide range of industrial sectors.
MAT is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Project Manager to enhance its capacity and competence in project management, and to lead the delivery of selected high-profile projects within its portfolio.
Main responsibilities will include:   
  • Effectively implementing the project management process to ensure projects are delivered meeting time, cost and quality objectives.  
  • Managing high-profile technical projects, providing definition of requirements to the team and giving clear visibility to management.    
  • Facilitating tasks to meet objectives.    
  • Supporting continuous improvement of the project management framework and developing best practice in project management for MAT.      
  • Maintaining existing relationships internally and being the customer-facing point of contact where required.     
  • Providing operational support to MAT, including monitoring of business metrics.    

Success in your application requires:
  • Experience/knowledge in project management and its continuous improvement.  
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and work with minimum supervision.
  • Aptitude for building business relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels in the business.
  • Effective team-working skills.
  • Experience of managing projects in a technical and/or manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
  • PRINCE2 or APM qualification is desirable.
This role will require occasional short-term travel within the UK and overseas according to the demands of project work.

This is a permanent, full-time role (36 hours per week).
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Closing date: 2 July 2018.
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