Project Manager (Leominster)

  • Monday - Friday
  • Projects
  • Leominster


We are currently in a phase of substantial growth and are seeking an experienced Project Manager, who has a proven track record of delivering multiple, some time high pressured, projects.

You will be able to demonstrate when and how you have managed the full life cycle of projects, some of which may span a period of years.   


You will be qualified at Practitioner Level in Prince 2 and ideally have worked with engineers.


Please note that this role will be subject to Security Clearance. As such, factors including your nationality, previous nationalities that you may have held, and your place of birth may affect your eligibility to apply for this role.


This is your chance to become an integral part of a dynamic team, contributing to our continued success in the industry. If you are motivated and have the skills and qualities we are looking for, then apply now!

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, this role will manage a variety of projects across the Steatite business as an end-to-end process, manage customer expectations through building excellent relationships and management of third party suppliers to ensure service levels meet the demand of the projects.

This role encompasses the following responsibilities:

·      Deliver all projects in line with the Project Management department best practice methodology (managing risk, governance, quality assurance, issue resolution, reporting)

·      Setting up and management of the wider project team involving additional project management resource, internal technical resource, 3rd party suppliers, account team members and client stakeholders

·      Produce detailed project plans and manage interdependencies with other work package

·      Be involved with bid management and/or support with commercial reviews and opportunities

·      To take full responsibility for the management of the wider project team assigned to the project

·      Serve as primary contact for engineering team members requiring support from the business.

·      Ensure strict commercial change control to manage deviations

·      Apply relationship management skills and to be able to build and own client and stakeholder relationships at senior level

·      Management of Third-party suppliers in terms of selection, deliverables, timelines and budgets.

·      Adhere to relevant escalation processes to escalate resource issues, delayed project phases, missed deadlines and other planning issues

·      Ensure commercial project milestones are agreed and published and that invoices are raised with reference to these dates and/or on completion of deliverables

·      Manage the expenditure within the project, ensuring all costs are recorded against products and services delivered

·      Create and effectively manage the stakeholder plan at project level, incorporating all project work-streams

·      Interfacing with internal stakeholders across a number of departments.

·      Identify and implement efficiencies and improvements in project delivery methodology

·      Ensure products and services delivered within the project are within time and budget constraints and meet the required level of quality

·      Monitor the project ensuring issues are resolved in a timely manner and the appropriate corrective actions are implemented

·      Review the outcomes of the project to determine any corrective actions that could be taken to improve future programme/project delivery in terms of cost, quality and customer satisfaction

·      Adherence to all health, safety, environmental & quality policies and standards outlined by the company

·      Any other duties as the business requires.

Key Competencies

·      Qualified and experienced working with PRINCE2 at Practitioner level

·      Proficient in the use of MS Project

·      Excellent communication and diplomacy skills with a strong ability to persuade and influence client and stakeholder relationships.

·      Experience of project delivery within a technical environment

·      Experience in managing deliverables via 3rd party vendors

·      Demonstrable experience in the delivery of projects within a complex technical environment or a high-risk resource requirement over an extended period of time

·      Management of project budgets

·      Demonstrable record of resolving issues that threatened to delay or seriously disrupt the project goals (resource, budget or stakeholder in nature).

·      Extensive experience of leading projects

Due to the nature of the work carried out, all applicants must be eligible for SC Clearance 


Job Type: Site based/hybrid

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Leominster, Herefordshire

Hours: 37.5 per week worked Monday - Friday       

Salary Package: £competitive


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days with long service

Discretionary Bonus once a year

Salary Sacrifice Pension

4 x Salary Death in Service payment

Access to Westfield Healthcare scheme, including:

·      Corporate Healthcare Plan

·      Employee Assistance program

·      Wellbeing App

·      Discount scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

EV Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Eligible for enrolment in Employee Share Scheme after 12 months service.  


Prince 2 Practitioner Level