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Technical Project Manager

THE POSITION – Technical Project Manager

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

In this role you will be working closely with the engineering team, analysing, planning, and applying delivery processes/standards for scheduled projects.


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 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, but you should expect some overseas travel for in person project meetings with customers and potential customers. You may also be required to work out of hours and weekends to accommodate customer requirements in different time zones.


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!

  • Planning of all stages of projects in accordance with the system specification and ensuring all appropriate standards are met.
  • Assign and oversee the daily tasks of engineering and technical personnel while ensuring your team are actively working towards established milestones.
  • Hold regular engineering/technical team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects.
  • Determine and define clear objectives, roles and responsibilities for team members required for specific projects or initiatives.
  • Support with continuous improvement of technical project methodologies to deliver high quality installation, commissioning, and system optimisation outcomes..


  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others.
  • Keen sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising department teams.
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles.


  • Degree in Project Management or related technical field (computer science/mechanical or electrical engineering).
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and developing rising talent in engineering/technology department.
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality.


  • Professional Project Management certification from accredited institution preferred.
  • Willing to travel and spend short periods away from home both in UK and worldwide.
  • Willing to work occasional nights.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.

Please include a cover letter in your application.

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 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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