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Senior Project Manager

Sunderland, UK

Job Type

Full Time



Senior Project Manager

Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

£60,000 + car allowance

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our client’s team. You will work with the General Manager as well as the UK and wider leadership team to manage and support a range of mechanical and electrical engineering projects.

Key Tasks:

  • Manage the day-to-day business operations across major projects to ensure the business unit runs efficiently and to the budget.

  • Provide comprehensive programme management across a range of projects, activities and work streams.

  • Work with the General Manager (UK) to grow the business and maximise all opportunities for revenue generation.

  • Effective planning, control and monitoring, both internally and directly with customers, of projects secured from the quotation stage, through negotiation to contract completion.

  • Programme management of business projects, activities and work streams in order to meet the business’ commercial objectives.

  • Produce quotes and undertake estimating for projects using the company’s standard commercial approach.

  • Report on contract performance to standard requirements, ensuring all potential opportunities, variations and risks are identified and reported to the General Manager (UK) ASAP.

  • Support the General Manager (UK) with the business planning and budgeting process for the region / business unit.

  • Adopt a proactive approach to all existing and potential customers to build effective and meaningful relationships.

  • Act as a line manager for allocated project engineers / managers and the site-based operations team.

Requirements / Experience:

  • Considerable experience of managing project teams and controlling, organising and motivating internal labour resources and sub-contractors.

  • Educated to an advanced technical level in a relevant discipline.

  • Experience of using Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and industry recognised project management tools for tracking, analysis, business documents, presentations etc.

  • Experience of applying health and safety legislation including risk management processes.

  • Experience of negotiating and agreeing contract costs and variations with customers.

  • A strong knowledge of Mechanical or Electrical contracting and working knowledge of other engineering disciplines.

  • Ability to present and explain technical concepts simply and succinctly.

  • Be able to work at a consistent level whilst under demanding deadlines.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to

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