Project Engineer

We are recruiting for a Project Engineer and Project Manager to work for a company that produce containment boxes for highly regulated industries. The role will be based in the Cambridgeshire area.

The Project Engineer / Project Manager’s duties include but are not limited to:

– Support to the project team in managing multiple projects ranging in value
– Working from concept through to final handover you will coordinate effectively with all departments and ensure all deadlines, timescales and budgets are met.
– As the main point of contact for all new and existing clients your role will include development of relationships and regular appraisal meetings.
– Taking of project briefs from the client identifying important areas and timescales.
– Preparation and planning.
– Resource and financial forecasting.
– Budget control.
– Management of sub-contractors and external suppliers.

The Candidate:

– The successful Engineer or Manager will be experienced in Mechanical Engineering preferably backed up with a relevant degree or qualification but this is open.
– Preferred experience gained from a project based role or support within a project team.
– Your experience will ideally be gained from fabrication industry but aerospace, automotive or other manufacturing industries will be of interest.
– The successful candidate will be inquisitive, be prepared to ask questions, adapt quickly to changing demands or parameters and must have confidence to take on responsibilities early in their start with the business.


Salary – £30,000 – £40,000 per annum dependant on level
25 Days Holidays + bank Hols
Contributory Pension

This position will suit candidates with previous experience in or have held the titles of: Project Engineer, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Programme Coordinator, Project Administrator, Mechanical Engineer


Senior Design Manager (Major Project) – Plymouth

One of our long standing clients and one of the industry’s leading main contractors has asked us to look for a top Senior Design Manager for an upcoming £45million regeneration project in Plymouth town centre.

The project has several different aspects – a cinema complex, commercial office space, retail units and residential apartments. The project is for a major blue chip end client, this is a rare opportunity to work on a major build with huge clients on both sides of the project.

Senior Design Manager Responsibilities

– Regular client liaison, chairing meetings with reps and ensuring all client enquiries are dealt with.
– Chairing design team meetings with Architects, Structural Engineers and Consultants.
– Good working knowledge of building standards such as NHBC, BREEAM etc.
– Leading the Design Team for each assigned project including key scope, schedule and cost.
– Sales meetings with Client in order to identify and interpret client needs and requirements.
– Enforcing rules, regulations, and procedures.
– Leading the Design Team in the preparation of conceptual drawings.
– Preparing and presenting the presentation and perspectives of Board.
– Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of detailed shop drawing in AutoCAD.
– Leading and assisting the Design Team in the preparation and checking of Bill of Quantities and specification literature.
– Presenting the project design and quotation to client and ensure order conversion.
– Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with client prior and during project execution.
– Ensuring that the Design Team coordinate and follow-up with estimation, coordination, and site installation managers.
– Attending site and progress meetings internally as well as with clients.
– Ensuring that the Design Team maintain and up-date drawing and sample transmittal records.
– Authorisation to make design changes post-contract subject to pre-established budget parameters.

Senior Design Manager Experience Required

– BSc in Construction Management or similar.
– Previous experience working in a site based delivery role before moving in to a Design Manager role, preferred.
– 5 years+ Construction Design experience.
– Design Manager experience working for a top 20 Main Contractor.
– Excellent IT / reporting.
– Strong client liaison / communication skills.

Our client offers quality project work, excellent training and superb career development potential. The salaries and packages on offer are highly competitive.

If you are interested in this vacancy e-mail your CV to Joe Ruby at the e-mail address: professional@uklgroup. com

Project Manager (Software Implementation)

This is a newly created role for an experience Software Product focused Project Manager to join an exciting new business which forms part of a major Global Software Company who deliver next generation technology products across various sectors.

This position truly offers the best of both worlds; the excitement of working in a start-up environment, combined with the career opportunities and security of a large organisation.

The key focus of this position is to manage large, complex projects for established clients delivering an enterprise level software product into the third-party environments. You will also be required to use consultative skills while working closely with clients to provide a high-touch service and deliver quality results.

The person in this role will also be responsible for:-
Managing the project plans, resources, and relationships with internal teams and external partners.

Working closely with the client and internal partners to ensure clear, defined requirements are gathered and scope of work agreed.

Maintaining overall responsibility for the project, including delivering the defined solution on time and on budget.

Ensuring changes that are brought forth after the scope are approved and evaluated to determine impact on cost, time, and effort.

Following standard (PMI based) project management methodologies and proactively producing and maintaining documentation throughout the project (e.g. project plans, issues log, risk management log, status reports, meeting agendas, and time tracking tools).

Managing and tracking hours for all assigned team members on the project throughout the duration. Report status of hours and cost as they relate to the established budget to the team and to the client on a regular basis, raising awareness when there is risk of overages.

Maintaining accurate and timely updates within the project tracking, time tracking and client billing system.

Interested parties should have a strong background in Project Management with a specific focus on the software product sector, be comfortable working in a third party client/consultancy background and have knowledge of PMI related methodology.

This is a very rare chance to join an exciting new venture of an already incredibly successful company who can provide you with the chance to work with cutting edge technology, impressive opportunities for career development and a defined focus on work-life balance.
If this role sounds interesting please send a copy of your cv to the undernoted email address

Benefits: up to £60k + 10% Bonus & Benefits

Senior Project Manager – Civils

HeadNorth Consulting have been engaged by a well-established global construction consultancy to recruit for a Senior Project Manager, to join our client’s Edinburgh office.

The Candidate

For this Senior Project Manager position the successful candidate will have direct experience in the civil engineering aspects of large-scale commercial or public sector projects, with an awareness of the risk profile surrounding these types of developments.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
Working with key stakeholders at planning stage
Liaising with local authority and different public sector departments during the consent process
Coordinating the design team
Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure project continuity and financial success whilst remaining compliant with design and safety specifications

This position offers the opportunity to join a globally-established business with a diverse portfolio of clients and projects, as well as a competitive remuneration scheme and benefits package.

Senior Project Manager

Our client the leading independent provider of education research and related services is looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager for their Research & Product Operations Department.

Their Research & Product Operations (RPO) Department is responsible for the administrative and data collection aspects of all of their extensive range of surveys, data collection and test trialling projects. They also provide research services directly to external clients, run a number of panel based and omnibus services and manage the delivery of a number of products and services for schools.

The RPO service is divided into a number of teams, co-ordinated by the Director of Research & Product Operations. Much of our work focuses on enlisting the co-operation of LAs, schools and other organisations and individuals in order to secure appropriate samples, collect data and to make all the arrangements necessary for the smooth running of the various operations.

About the Role:-

Our client is looking to recruit energetic, detailed focused, and experienced hands on Senior Project Manager who will take on a senior role in their Research & Product Operations Department (RPO), managing a range of complex projects at one time and contributing to their overriding strategy, to improve education and the lives of learners. This is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager who enjoys turning complex activities into practical reality, as well as using formal Project Management techniques to assure quality and delivery.

You will be required to manage a wide range of projects which could include surveys and data collections, a test development trial, delivery of products for schools or a marking project.

The successful candidate will have direct experience of hands on project management roles and be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and motivate cross functional teams. the ability to learn new technology and complex processes are essential. The ability to assimilate information and translate complex requirements into administrative practicalities is also important.

Key Deliverables:-

* Devising solutions to deliver new projects
* Undertaking project and product management, using formal project management approaches
* Ensuring impact and effectiveness of projects and delivery of high quality outputs
* Providing effective line management
* Leading and motivating project teams
* Carrying out budget management and cost control
* Working with colleagues to implement continual development and improvement of the department
* Developing technical specifications to support project processes
* Writing and pitching for projects via competitive tendering

Skills & Essential Requirements:-

* A degree or equivalent with a numerate / technical element
* Management experience, including management of sizeable projects
* Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and motivational skills
* Proven large scale, complex operational project management skills

* An interest and aptitude to learn new technologies
* Knowledge of the education system

* Project management qualification such as Prince2 or equivalent expertise or alternative
* The ability to manage teams and drive progress
* The ability to develop processes from scratch, mapping plans and turning outline projects into real deliverable steps
* Proven ability to manage and control budgets
* A creative approach and the ability to take on and shape new and unknown projects
* A real interest in operational and logistical projects

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to pick up domain knowledge quickly or have previous experience in local authority, Government, Eductaional institutionals, Educational publishing organisations

Senior Project Manager – Software House/Agile Consultancy

An urgent requirement for an Agile Project Manager to take responsibility for a portfolio of projects in a very successful (but still fairly young) company that provides software development and digital transformation services to some of the most prestigious and well-known brands in the UK.

What does the ideal Project Manager look like?

– Prior client facing experience as a Project Manager in a Consultancy, IT Service Provider, Software Vendor or Software Development company.

– Extensive experience managing projects around developing transactional websites and platforms – ecommerce, payment gateways, order management etc. – or projects around improving customer identity management.

– We use Agile for our software development, so we expect you to have significant experience delivering projects in an Agile methodology and ideally being able to coach customers on the basics to understand what is expected of them.

– Experience with managing multiple projects depending on size, scope and timeframe.

– As a PM with us we will expect you to own the entire PLC from setup through to delivery and be responsible for managing resource, risk, issues and scope creep, so it is essential that you have delivered end to end projects before.

– You will have full budgetary ownership including creating Statements of Work, identifying opportunity to increase margin or reduce costs.

We are a small growing team, so we offer a feast career progression – whether you want to manage a programme of projects and transition into a Programme Manager role, or if you want to move more into Delivery Management , we will not limit your professional development and will create a role that suits YOU.

Apply now to be considered. Interviews w/c 14th of August.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) 00072652, an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law

Benefits: bonus and benefits

Senior Project Manager

National Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy currently recruiting for a Client Facing Senior Project Manager in their growing Liverpool office.

My client are a National Consultancy with an enviable client base who are looking to increase their headcount in their busy head office in Manchester.

The organisation are a growing, industry leading Quantity Surveying and Project Management Consultancy with a range of industry leading projects currently on-going in the North West. They are working on some of the North West’s most prestigious projects for some extremely high-profile clients.

Their Liverpool office is in the heart of the Commercial District in a very well presented office space in a very popular office building. The office has a brilliant atmosphere and is a great place to work.

They require a Senior level Project Manager to ensure that they continue to be able to cope with their client’s demands. The role will be client facing, working with some of the North West’s largest development companies on some ground-breaking projects.

The salary will be negotiable but will likely be between £35k – £60k depending on level of experience.

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