Head of Projects
Growing Manufacturing Company
Senior Management Role
About Our Client
Our client is a leading provider of Cleanrooms and contamination control products to a wide range of high-end manufacturing and healthcare sectors both in the UK and internationally. They have created a unique, values-driven and positive company culture which provides support for employees to grow their career within the organisation. Mentorship and coaching are available for all employees providing the opportunity for continuous professional development and career advancement.We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated Operational Leader to head up our innovative Cleanrooms Projects team, focusing on customer communications, delivering on-time, on-budget and in-scope projects for the varied Cleanroom solutions offered.
The Head of Projects will take complete responsibility and accountability to manage and lead a team of skilled Project Managers and Engineers in delivering outstanding customer experience across our major investment projects and complex technical programmes. Equally importantly, the role should build and implement the plans, systems, technologies, resources and processes that enable the company to deliver the sustained growth and profitability within the overall business plan whilst representing strong value, assurance of contracted outcomes and reputational growth with our customers, clients and their industries.
The Head of Projects should be confident in identifying systems and procedures to enhance Project deliverables whilst developing skills, knowledge and experience in their team. Evidence of the implementation of Project and/or Construction Management control systems and methodologies is vital as is extensive experience of best practice Project Management planning, control and monitoring approaches including the effective reporting of risk and opportunity both financially as well as for Health and Safety and Quality outcomes. The role is expected to maximise all opportunities to create repeat business through excellent delivery of Projects, supporting brand image and enhancing other business revenue streams such as cleanroom validation, consumables and equipment.
The role is a hybrid of office, working from home and travel to visit customers. There will be an expectation to work in collaboration and support the Operations and the Business Development teams, both in the UK and European offices to ensure excellent customer satisfaction of both UK and international customers. The head office is located in Lancaster in the Northwest of England.
The Successful Applicant
You will need to have the ability to develop new and continued client customer relationships in order to enhance, strengthen and ensure consistent delivery of the business in all areas.
Demonstrate Overall responsibility, management and achievement towards customer goals and project deliverables from the quoting and tender process through to practical completion and handover, ensuring that the standards are maintained and that customer and project team focus is forefront .
Be able to Encourage and support site teams to innovate and challenge in the quest to exceed client's expectations.
Ensure systems, procedures and technical data are integrated, supporting smooth project delivery.
Support the undertaking of risk management, planning & programming from tender submissions, through to completion on all major client programmes and opportunities
You will preferably be from a manufacturing, automotive, aerospace or industrial sector, in a senior project or programme lead role. You should also be strong technically, hopefully with an engineering background, or from a related industry.
What's on Offer
Excellent salary, package and career development opportunities.