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Project Manager (Engineering, Manufacturing & Infrastructure)

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Project Manager (Engineering, Manufacturing & Infrastructure)

Job Category

Projects

Division

Central Services

Location

Icon 1, M90 5AA

Job Type

Full-time

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Icon 1, M90 5AA

About Central Functions

Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business; ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded.

About the Role

Reporting into the Group Project Manager and working within the THG PMO (Project Management Office) you will manage multiple engineering, technical manufacturing and infrastructure projects across an extensive and varied portfolio. You will be responsible for the full project lifecycle using established and best practice Project management Tools & Techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, manage and deliver full projects in accordance with relevant local regulatory code, THG and CDM regulations, to ensure inherently safe plant and equipment, environmental protection and safety of personnel. Use relevant Risk assessment methods.
  • Define and agree a clear Project Management Plan in advance of any project to lock in scope and limit creep once initiated
  • Budget ownership and precision cost control, ensuring relevant tendering and procurement processes are followed. All variations need to be managed and presented for acceptance prior to inclusion in adherence with THG’s CAPEX investment process (CPI measurements)
  • Ensure that projects are delivered in line with expectations in terms of scheduling. All variations need to be managed and presented for acceptance prior to inclusion (SPI measurements)
  • Set and agree with direct reports (Where applicable) realistic targets to ensure projects are delivered effectively and efficiently, ensuring a development and training plan for each team member
  • Review project and communicate technical documentation with both internal and external stakeholders in a form that’s understood across the business
  • Facilitate the generation and formal sign off of scope, then any change management via a recognised Change Control process model
  • Prepare, own and manage project schedules, cost estimates and project documentation as required, working alongside the team Project Planner
  • Participate and advise within business opportunity feasibility sessions, providing technical, scheduling and cost expertise
  • Manage multiple internal and external contractor teams through installation, testing and commissioning of all infrastructure and equipment related to the projects that you are responsible for, ensuring all documentation is prepared for a Stage 6>7 handover to end users
  • Embed and champion best practice through the introduction of relevant Standards, Specifications, Procedures and Practices
  • Instigate and manage efficiently all post project activities through close-out which will also include the relevant LFE sessions
  • Support the Group Projects Director to deliver and promote strategic delivery via internal processes and an internationally recognised Project Management model across the business
  • Promote a professional working culture and ethic within the THG PMO department

Requirements:

  • A degree in an Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction or Project Management discipline
  • Experienced in project management and the implementation of multiple complex projects in parallel within a portfolio
  • A clear understanding of the E2E Project Management process, with a recognised qualification in line with an affiliated body such as APM PMQ, PMI or PRINCE2
  • Professional membership, leading towards Chartered status with APM
  • Knowledge and experience of using JCT/NEC contracts
  • Strong experience in cross functional stakeholder management in highly complex and diverse projects, with a high degree of autonomy
  • Strong I.T. Skills - Able to operate at high competence level in MS Office suite, particularly PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to present project updates, and chair stakeholder forums which may also include audiences at business executive level
  • Hold internal and external people accountable and responsible for their elements of a project – peers, contractors, suppliers

Appreciation of the below would be advantageous:

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • CDM
  • CITB
  • CSCS/SMSTS

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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