Project/ Planning Manager

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Engineering
  • Benefits: Pension Scheme, Cash Health Plan,EAP 20 days holidays plus bank holidays, Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Posted: 26 January 2024

Are you a Project Manager or a Project – Co-Ordinator looking to take your next step. Want to work for an international manufacturing company, based in Bredbury? You will be part of a group of companies, renowned in their industry, whose products are designed and developed at each site, innovative, environmentally forward thinking and collaborative in approach with a recognised known client base.  There is an established learning and development training pathways/ packages available for all employees.   Your main function will be to project plan and manage, whilst having the capability in delivering projects with multiple elements on a cross discipline and or multi supplier basis areas of the group businesses. There will be requirements to travel to clients' sites. As part of a collaborative team approach the company encourages staff to submit ideas, to improve processes, working together to a shared company goal.   You will be rewarded with, a supportive business, great work to life balance (no weekend working).  The position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.00 am to 3.30 pm Salary £35,000 –£45,000 dependant on experience.  

Project Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Plan manage and organise a range of projects across the business.  
  • Understanding of concepts, procedures and applications pf project management and extensive knowledge in other subjects or disciplines relevant to the context of the project. 
  • Utilises company systems, methods, and processes to ensure delivery within agreed time and financial targets. 
  • Consistently looking for ways to deliver continuous improvement, whilst channelling resources effectively developing best delivery practices or identifying change impacts within the organisation.  
  • Managing relationships, risk, and engagement for a successful project outcome. 
  • Deliver projects to contracted service levels, whilst maintaining and developing customer satisfaction. 
  • Taking control of small, large, complex, long-term, and multiple projects at any one time. 
  • Channel resources effectively developing best delivery practise to identify the impact, risk, and engagement. 
  • Travel to other company sites within the group and to external clients as required. 

About you: 

  • Have project management experience within a Manufacturing, Engineering, or production setting, with a knowledge of ISO9001 is desirable. 
  • Prince 2 Qualification, studying towards (or equivalent). 
  • Understanding of RAMS (Risk Assessment Method Statement) processes. 
  • Must hold a current UK Driving licence and have own vehicle due to travel to other sites. 
  • Demonstratable experience in delivering projects from assembling a project team to delivering finalised projects to both external customers and stakeholders. 
  • Possess strong organisational, communication and leaderships skills with the ability to build excellent customer and stakeholder relationships. 
  • Strong communicator, confident in making decisions, able to delegate in writing as well as face to face interactions with the team and wider staff. 
  • Required high attention to detail, good organisational skillset, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment whilst prioritising workloads.     
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, Excel. 

Project Manager Benefits:  

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank holidays increases with service beginning after 1 year. 
  • Learning and development opportunities. 
  • Pension Scheme in line with enrolment. 
  • Cash Health Plan and EAP 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Company Social Events. 
  • Referral Scheme. 

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.        

Submit your CV for this Project/ Planning Manager.    

Mpeople Recruitment Ltd are an employment agency acting on behalf of our clients. 



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