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Junior Project Manager

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Job Details

Sedgefield Newton Aycliffe
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Full-time - Permanent
Project Management
06 Jul 2020 - 23:30
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CPI in a nutshell

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

CPI handles many projects of varying scale and scope, both commercial and public funded. The Junior Project Manager will be required to take overall responsibility for a limited number of internal and external (customer) small to medium sized projects. As a Junior Project Manager, you will be required to deliver these non-strategic projects successfully to meet time, quality and cost targets, realising measurable benefits and thereby ensuring satisfied customers.

Duties of the role include: 

  • To manage and deliver projects according to the agreed asset and resource plans, contracted deliverables and the agreed scope.
  • To manage customer/​partner relationships from project authorisation and initiation through to project closure ensuring regular communication and reporting of project progress versus the delivery contract. 
  • To support manage the financial performance of projects, utilising regular financial reports to monitor actual spend versus the quotation and forecast; Identify spending anomalies
  • To have excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for the job holder to establish a good rapport with customers from an early stage and to develop a strong and constructive relationship with the delivery team. 

The successful candidate will be based between Sedgefield & Newton Aycliffe, however travel to other CPI sites is required (Wilton & Darlington)

The person we are seeking

Candidates must be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering/​Science or Business related subject. It is essential that the successful candidate understands the fundamental project management process along with being able to demonstrate practical experience of managing a project as the Lead Project Manager with financial and overall delivery responsibility. The successful candidate will be driven, motivated and ambitious and have good people management. 

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.

Additional information

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

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