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Project Manager

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Salary:  £35,000 to £55,000 + Benefits

Huxley Bertram Engineering are seeking a Project Manager to work with their Senior Engineers to help manage the larger projects and liaise with the respective clients. This role is primarily based at Waterbeach, Cambridge, UK, with a need for some travel.

Huxley Bertram designs and builds machines for many different industries. On larger projects, the Project Manager will work with the company engineers from the bid process, through the design phase, material procurement, build, commissioning, factory acceptance and on to site acceptance. Most of this work takes place at the Waterbeach facility but there will be a need for some client visits and or key supplier visits. 

Working with clients on projects with an evolving design and specification, keeping track of schedules, action plans, meeting discussions and helping to coordinate resources internally are very much part of this role. Similarly keeping track of changes, agreeing additional charges, schedule extensions and monitoring project costs are also important tasks. Working on multiple projects simultaneously is also necessary. 

Relevant project management experience on innovative engineering projects is essential.  An individual with several years of successful experience and preferably suitable training is required.

The Role

The Project Manager will work closely with Senior Engineers to: 

  • Liaise with clients on prospective large projects

  • Fulfill the bid process (creating proposals and schedules)

  • Keep track of project specifications and the evolution of the design and specifications

  • Keep track of changes and any potential extra charges or schedule extensions

  • Maintain action plans

  • Maintain schedules

  • Monitor project costs

  • Keep suitable meeting records

  • Monitor progress against key milestones

  • Manage any key suppliers and / or partners

  • Coordinate any special project resources such as equipment or facilities

  • Support any special project requirements such as quality standards, documentation or other extraordinary processes

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously


As the right candidate, you will have / be:

  • Relevant successful, project management experience on innovative engineering projects

  • An ability to work on multiple projects with many people simultaneously 

  • The capacity to build structure and method for this role in pre-existing teams

  • Competency with project scheduling software such as MS Projects

  • Affinity for good working relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels

  • The willingness to travel nationally and internationally

  • A full UK driving licence

Reports To: Senior Engineers

Location: Primarily in Waterbeach, near Cambridge, UK with some travel in the UK and worldwide. 

Package: The expected remuneration is as follows:

  • Salary: £35,000-£55,000, and discretionary bonus

  • Flexible working hours (Mon-Fri): 40 hours per week, core time 0930 to 1530

  • 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays 

    • Plus additional discretionary holidays over the Christmas period

  • Pension

  • Critical Illness and Death in Service insurances

    To Apply;  quote reference PEM01 and providing a current Curriculum Vitae, before the closing date.

    Note: should a suitable candidate be identified before the dead-line expires, Huxley Bertram reserves the right to make an appointment.