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Head of Projects Department

£55000 - £70000 per annum

Head of Projects Department (Engineering)

Project Manager/M&E/Automotive/Construction 


£55,000 - £70,000 per annum DOE

33 Days Holiday/Pension

Are you a seasoned Project Manager with leadership experience?  Can you motivate and lead a team of Project Managers and Design Engineers? Have you worked in an M&E environment successfully managing large and complex projects simultaneously? If yes, read on…. 

About the Company:
A leading engineering company that specialises in providing innovative solutions to complex engineering problems. With a strong reputation for delivering high-quality engineering projects for a wide range of clients across various sectors, the company has experienced unprecedented growth in the last 4 years, and now needs to recruit a strong leader within the Projects Team.

The Role:
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head of Projects Department to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of project delivery, from inception to completion, ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the required quality standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the Project Department and ensuring effective management of all project activities

  • Programme Management, Budgeting, Input into Technical Design in the development of  Drawings; Compliance/Safety/Quality

  • Supporting senior management at Tender Stage, allocating appropriate Resources and Budgeting as per the Proposal requirements

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and project teams

  • The confidence and accuracy to manage/lead/oversee and direct the work of three PM and four Design Engineer team members, provide training where require

  • Responsible for the management of multi-million pound projects to be completed on time, to programme and in budget

  • Work closely with Cad Designers and Production to act quickly on any possible delays; work closely with Electrical Engineers on design and installations

  • Demonstrable experience in the implementation of processes to influence productivity and profitability

  • Performance analysis to streamline processes and information flow

  • Computer literate / practical knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook 365 Business central, Internet SAP, Microsoft Project

  • An understanding of contract law would also be advantageous

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in project management within an engineering environment

  • Proven experience in managing large-scale engineering projects from inception to completion

  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to lead and motivate teams

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Sound knowledge of project management tools and techniques

  • Experience in managing budgets, schedules, and project risks

If you are a highly motivated and experienced Head of Projects Department who is passionate about delivering high-quality engineering projects, then we would like to hear from you. On offer is a competitive salary package, opportunities for professional development, and a supportive and dynamic work environment. 


About Precision People

This Head of Projects Department is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of candidates in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of commercial and engineering roles from Sales Execs to Customer Service Professionals, to Buyers and Marketing Specialists.  In the Technical and Engineering/Production sectors - Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to production managers, to Design Engineers, Maintenance Engineers and Service Engineers.

We have many engineering roles around the East Midlands including Leicester, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Coalville and Northampton so get in touch today.


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