Senior Project Manager

Publish Date: 07/02/2024

Closing Date: 31/07/2024

  • Full Time
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Attractive salary package
  • Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Posted by Adam Knox

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About the Company

Talent84 is delighted to be representing our client, a highly successful engineering organisation specialising in large-scale, complex electromechanical products with a global customer base, in their search for a Senior Project Manager.


About the Role

Due to continued growth and contract wins, my client is seeking to add to their existing superb projects team with the appointment of a new Senior Project Manager.  Reporting to the Projects Director, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for delivering outstanding project performance for their customers and stakeholders.

The Senior Project Manager will have overall responsibility for the execution and delivery of assigned projects from cradle to grave, with a strong focus on quality, cost, and delivery.


Main Responsibilities

  • Wholly owning the quality, cost and delivery performance for assigned projects, ranging from small to medium spares orders (>£100k) to full capital programmes (>£25m).
  • To be the customer point of contact in the execution of assigned projects including international travel.
  • To actively partake in the development and improvement of the Project Team in which they are a member.
  • To encourage/motivate others around them and to ensure companywide communication of the status/problems of their assigned projects.
  • Identifying, escalating, and managing any matters that could pose a potential risk to the Project Director at the earliest opportunity.
  • Supplier development and management.


About you

To be considered for the role, it is essential that you possess demonstrable experience gained as a Senior Project Manager working in a multidisciplinary engineering setting.  A technical background is essential (i.e. be a degree qualified engineering professional), as the role requires the ability to confidently present technical issues/solutions to customers.

Key selection criteria

  • Significant project management experience.
  • Proven track record in the successful execution of technical projects.
  • Sound business & commercial acumen,
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • The ability to balance QCD across a project and to engage in a pragmatic way with customers, internal stakeholders, and suppliers.
  • Have knowledge and experience of compliance with quality, health & safety and environmental standards.
  • IT literate – must be proficient in using Excel.
  • Self-motivated and self-supporting.
  • Track record in performing well against agreed timelines, in a team environment with good people skills.
  • Confident in an external and internal customer facing environment.
  • You must be currently based in the UK or hold a UK Passport.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful business at the forefront of engineering, with a firm commitment to staff well-being as well as offering advancement, personal and professional development opportunities.

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