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Project Manager

The position 

Navtech Radar is looking for a talented and experienced Project Manager to support the company through ongoing growth.

In this role you will be working closely with the engineering team, analysing, planning and developing standards for scheduled projects

Company overview - Navtech Radar

Navtech Radar is a world-leading innovator, and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions.

Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients worldwide, across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic
Incident Detection on Smart Highways and as part of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Our work headquarters 

Our offices are nestled in the picturesque village of Ardington, South Oxfordshire, within an easy commute from areas of Reading, Swindon, Newbury and Oxford.
The role will be based at our offices in Ardington. We offer hybrid working and in this role you should expect some travel.

Our culture and benefits

We help create the right environment for our dedicated staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

Key accountabilities
  • Assign and oversee the daily tasks of engineering and technical personnel while ensuring the team are actively working towards shared established milestones.
  • Hold regular engineering/technical team meetings to determine progress, and address any questions or challenges regarding the projects.
  • Determine and define clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for team members required for specific projects or initiatives.
  • Update and maintain technical project methodologies to deliver high quality installation, commissioning and system optimisation outcomes.
Key competencies: 
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles.
  • Strong sense of personal accountability for decision making and supervising team.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Project management processes, strategies and methods.
  • Mentor, coach and develop rising talent in engineering field.
Knowledge, skills and experience: 
  • Degree in project management or related technical field (computer Science/Mech or Elec Eng).
  • Professional Project management certification from accredited institution preferred.
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality.
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

We are always looking for the right people so, even if you don’t feel that you tick every box, if you feel that the role and the company would be a good fit for you then please get in touch with us.

Security clearance (PD roles)

This role will require the successful candidate to undertake a pre-employment background screening check (either Basic DBS or BPSS).

Salary

Salary will be competitive based on this type of role within the Thames Valley.
Other benefits include a generous profit share bonus scheme, pension contributions and holiday loyalty scheme

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