Lead Project Manager - Cheltenham. NPI projects, PMI, APM, Prince2, Lead Engineer, Technical Lead, Aviation, engineering. We are looking for a Lead Project Manager to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site (Cheltenham) with one of our clients you will be responsible for delivery of software work packages on two venture projects. Responsibilities:To scope, plan and deliver large, and often complex NPI projects as part of a wider customer-driven program to time, cost and qualityUse industry-established project management practices and techniques for initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & control and closureUse best practice methods for risk and opportunity management, schedule recovery and active scope management to ensure on-time delivery.Actively manage a variety of stakeholders including the customer, the business leads and the programme management.Identify ways to continuously improve NPI delivery, reducing inefficiency, cost and schedule where possibleActively contribute to the winning of new business when required, including bid management, financial estimating, scope development and development of a business case or proposal.Requirements:Bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical discipline (hardware knowledge preferred, but not essential), or equivalent relevant job-based learning in project management.A recognised professional qualification in project management, e.g. PMI, APM, Prince2Aviation project management experience desirable but not essentialProven track-record of successful delivery of a product or service developed in line with NPI, engineering or business lifecyclesStrong leadership skills. The candidate should have a proven track record in delivering difficult projects, leading and coaching their project team through challenging circumstancesAble to perform under pressure. Projects in the aviation industry are often significantly constrained in terms of schedule and cost. The candidate should have experience of managing projects in a similar environment.Creative problem solving. The candidate should have experience of solving problems quickly and creatively using the resources available to them as well as seeking new, efficient ways of executing delivery.Good interpersonal management skills, both within the project team and upwards to the business. The candidate is expected to manage communication of information related to the project status.Details:Location: CheltenhamDuration: permanent (consultancy)Salary: £50,000Benefits:Contributory pension schemeEnhanced Life Insurance CoverEmployee Assistance ProgramEnhanced Accident Insurance22 days holiday + bank holidaysSick payPlease apply by submitting your CV.Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.