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Programme Manager (27026)

to £40,000 DoE + Benefits

Technologically advanced product development through to commercial release

This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in Programme Management and to make your mark on a growing Cambridge company.

Ideally with a background in product or device development and a solid grounding in the fundamentals of mechanical, electrical, control, or software engineering, you will be a positive and resilient person able to guide multi-disciplinary teams through product development and commercial release. You will take responsibility for planning and managing projects using the lifecycle management framework and ensure the company’s goals are met.

For this role you must be an effective communicator, at ease with engaging internal teams and fostering client relationships. You will need to forecast, monitor and agree resources with Engineering Managers, securing the delivery of targets to a high level of quality, on time and within budget.

In return, this friendly and innovative company offer stimulating and exciting work following product development through the entire process from initial idea through to mass production. They are based in modern air-conditioned offices in Cambridge and the competitive salary is combined with a generous benefits package.

The attributes needed for this role are:

  • A good degree (2:1 or above) in an engineering subject from a well-respected university.
  • The ability to manage multiple complex projects, balancing risk, long-term and short-term goals, actively anticipating potential issues and playing a key role in finding the solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the gravitas and ability to influence clients and key stakeholders, ensuring successful outcomes for projects.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to America and Asia frequently.

Keywords: Programme Management, Project Management, Engineering, Client-facing, Cambridge, Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Smart Materials, Product Development.

Please note: even if you don’t have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest – we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

Recommend for £250 – see www.ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend for details.