Technical Project Manager

Ref No. BHN516914
Salary £35 - £50/hour
Location West Midlands, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Open


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Project Manager with proven experience of the Product lifecycle and Safety Critical Product Development in the Automotive sector. Candidates will hold PM qualifications Prince 2 or PMP


Technical Project Manager, Product Development, Engineering Lifecycle, Electronics, Systems

The Job

This role is INSIDE IR35 for tax purposes

Pay rate: £35-£50 ph UMBRELLA

Flexible/Hybrid working arrangement

The Job

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join the Mechatronics Core Projects Team. As a key member of the team you will support the Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to ensure that our projects are effectively defined, planned and executed. You will work closely with the Engineering Project Manager and senior management to provide clear communication, status and process to ensure control and timely delivery of our projects.

You will support a number of key internal projects required to develop the next generation of steering products.

The role is to project manage the engineering requirements capture, mechatronic design, Integration and verification. The role will employ client business processes to deliver a product that complies with the timing, budget, safety, performance and SPICE requirements, and will coordinate between the system level application teams, the programme management functions and the design engineers.

What you'll do

  • Create project definitions and schedules
  • Capture updates and drive project to the work breakdown structure & detailed project schedule
  • Provide regular metrics & reports describing the status of the project on a range of engineering deliverables
  • Manage change within the project, including design changes
  • Drive the issue resolution process and ensure effective prioritisation
  • Maintain the project Risk Register including plans for mitigation
  • Support planning & monitoring of the project budget for headcount, materials & purchased services

What we are looking for


  • Degree in a relevant engineering or business discipline
  • Experience of technical lead and/or project management of multi-disciplinary engineering projects
  • Ability to co-ordinate within a cross functional project team
  • Good communication & leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively
  • Rigorous and positive approach
  • Good understanding of engineering lifecycle, change and issue management processes
  • Determination to complete tasks and follow process


  • Experience of working in an automotive OEM or supplier
  • PMI or Prince2 credentials

James Swift
manages this role


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