Programme Manager

West Sussex
21 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
PM Group is an international engineering, architecture and project management firm. We collaborate with many leading private companies and major public sector organisations, and are currently involved with 30 major projects throughout Europe, Asia, USA and the Middle East. Established in 1973, PM Group now employs over 2100 people, based in 25 locations worldwide. Our areas of specialty are in the Pharmaceutical, Bio-pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Education, and Energy sectors.

We wish to appoint a Programme Manager to lead the delivery of a large portfolio of small projects within an EPCM managed service for a prestigious pharmaceutical client. The Programme Manager will lead and be supported by an existing team comprising of Commercial, Project Control, Planning, Project Management, Engineering and Construction Management functions.

Job Role and Responsibilities

• Ensuring that the delivery of projects is carried out safely, and meet the
clients expectations on Quality, Cost and Schedule
• Maintaining profitability of delivery
• Maintaining excellent relationships with clients as well as pro-active
client management
• Driving the change management process in conjunction with project
• Managing the size of the team along with the projects control team and
the engineering manager to match the portfolio of projects.
• Driving timely and professional project reporting to both the client and to
senior management in conjunction with project controls, commercial and
project management teams.
• Ensuring an adequate level of transparent planning is carried out
• Ensuring delivery within pre planned KPI's
• Providing direction to the team
• Attending steering group meetings and other key client meetings
• Ensuring design, construction and HSE management is in line with being
Principle Contractor and Principle Designer
• Overseeing quality/document control

Key Attributes

• Several years' experience as a Project Manager or Portfolio Manager
in a GMP regulated environment.
• A formal Engineering qualification with a background in process
engineering industries useful (Pharma, Food, Petrochem etc)
• Experience in managing under various contract forms.
• Experience of managing clients, especially commercially and contractually.
• Must have an eye for detail and be able to follow due process rigorously
• Ability to handle difficult situations whilst under pressure
• Ability to maintain cordial relationships with the client while being firm

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