Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • South Yorkshire UK ,GB


Elevation Recruitment Group are working with a renowned engineering and manufacturing business based in Sheffield to help them find a Contracts Manager.

The Contracts Manager is responsible for the effective management of complex projects across the businesses wide portfolio of clients in defence and highly regulated industries.

A key member of the Engineering Team, the Contracts Manager will also work closely with the Programmes Director, Commercial, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Technical functions to meet project deliverables in full and on time.

Suitable candidates may also be called a Project Manager or Programme Manager.

The Contracts Manager duties and responsibilities include:

*Reporting on project performance internally and to the customer, along with the management of project risk registers, issue logs and action plans
* Manage the frequently changing requirements within projects and programmes, ensuring that contract requirements are fully understood and that variations are captured, communicated and managed in a structured and methodical way
*Mentoring and knowledge transfer of project management skills and discipline to the wider Projects Team
*Initiate new projects, working with the Projects Team to evaluate, win and plan the execution of new contracts
*Carry out detailed planning, working with the Master Scheduler; set project goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and timelines for key tasks and milestones
*Attend customer visits, both in support of the commercial team and to establish excellent working relationships with reciprocal personnel across the customer base

The successful candidates will have the following skills and experience:

*An experienced and professionally qualified project manager, degree level or equivalent
*Proven experience as Project Manager on complex multi-million-pound projects or programmes, preferably in a global defence/aerospace/energy business
*Formally trained in an accredited and recognised PM qualification e.g. PRINCE2 or APM Registered Project Professional
*Experience of 'Agile' PM methodologies
*Experienced with engineering and heavy manufacturing environment with international customers and supply chain
*French or German speaking would be hugely beneficial

This is a fantastic role within a thriving Yorkshire business. If you feel you match the above criteria, please apply today. For any questions please contact John Bohan: (phone number removed)

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