Project Manager

Project Manager R&D

Ref: 331| Posted: 20th Jul 2021

Project Manager R&D

Preston, Full Time

Are you looking for your next challenge? Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated individual to join our R&D Team in Preston as a Project Manager. The main purpose of this role is to ensure proper management of allocated projects, including scoping, resource assessment, cost/benefit analysis, deliverables definition, progress monitoring, and financial control of budget and expenditure within project boundaries.

As a Project Manager, you will:

  • Provide project management for strategic and operational projects as allocated, including planning, progressing, resource coordination, and management reporting.
  • Ensure appropriate consideration of the issues and concerns of other parts of the business affected by the projects.
  • Provide project coordination of resources and activities related to all allocated projects irrespective of Project Owner.
  • Perform tasks within projects to facilitate and progress to plan.
  • Proactively identify improvement and cost reduction opportunities within Baxi Group activities.
  • Facilitate and progress communication with all parts of the business related to operational issues to ensure all aspects of change are considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Previous project management experience is essential, with a recognised project management qualification such as Prince2 a distinct advantage.
  • An engineering background with particular experience in New Product Development/Introductions is desirable.
  • Good team working skills and the proven ability to positively influence cross functional teams.
  • Self-motivation & organisational ability to prioritise activities to effectively optimise personal and project performance.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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