Project Manager

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Reporting to – Managing Director

To provide project management and project management support to Millbrook Special Vehicles. This role will primarily involve the support of a vehicle fleet in service and for ad hoc engineering activities and programmes associated with it. In addition, support will be required for smaller projects.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project manage a range of project types including vehicle maintenance and repair, vehicle conversion and enhancement, system integration, vehicle test verification and validation
  • Cost control to include managing budgets, tracking targets, P&L accounts for board review, invoicing
  • Scheduling, primarily using MSP to track progress, monitor performance, highlight and delays and plan on how to mitigate them
  • Managing contract deliverables and contract amendments
  • Managing concessions and design change requests
  • Managing subcontracts and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Projects status reporting to the Managing Director of Millbrook Special Vehicles, the finance department and to the client
  • Chair of meetings, minute taking and report writing
  • Manage or support bid preparation
  • Managing resources, both internal and external, in conjunction with the leadership in Millbrook Special Vehicles
  • Managing quality and ensuring processes and procedures adhere to ISO accreditations, striving for best practice at all times
  • Audit support and participation
  • Risk management, using a standard risk management matrix
  • Procurement and interfacing with the purchasing department
  • Managing stakeholder relationships
  • Continually seek ways to improve the business and align your colleagues to this activity
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Person Specification

  • Degree level, preferably in an engineering discipline, or appropriate experience
  • Project management qualification or demonstration of appropriate experience
  • Proven expertise in project management, particularly with regard to complex vehicle installations
  • Proven experience in meeting demanding deadlines
  • Preferably experience of working with MoD and/or automotive OEMs
  • Good Level of understanding of the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work under pressure to exacting deadlines
  • Technical minute taking
  • Report authoring
  • Good understanding of quality control management processes
  • Familiarity of working in an ISO 90001 environment
  • Good understanding of safety and environmental management processes
Personal Behaviours
  • Confident and robust
  • Good attention to detail
  • Pragmatic
  • Team oriented with the ability to lead
  • Able to take ownership and be decisive when required
  • An agent for change, embracing the opportunity this delivers
  • A driver for efficiency gains throughout the function
  • Flexible approach to work demands
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • SC clearance is required, preferably current or previously held (essential)

To apply, please email a copy of your CV, stating the job reference number and your salary expectations, to