Head of Projects

Summary of Role

  • As our Head of Projects, you will take a dynamic approach to reviewing all projects, on a daily basis, with members of the project management team, with a view to keeping all projects on track.  You will be the ‘go-to’ person within the team for everything involving a project’s organisation and timeline(s) are met within company policy and to produce the desired result
  • Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will report back on any project-related recommendations and escalate matters that need attention or adjustment at the earliest opportunity


Key Responsibilities

  • To include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation and delivery of every project on time and within budget and scope
  • To manage internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • To plan resource to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • To develop project scopes based on objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • To ensure resource availability and allocation
  • To measure project performance using internal systems, tools and techniques
  • To report and escalate matters that need raising to leadership as needed
  • To manage relationships, collaborate across teams, clients and stakeholders
  • To perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • To be customer facing and attend site and events as/where needed
  • To create and maintain comprehensive project documentation in line with the iconsys quality management and document structure
  • Other duties as required


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis, along with 10 years’ experience in a similar management role
  • Advanced Microsoft Project, along with strong knowledge of other Microsoft packages
  • Applicants must come from an Automation background
  • Effective communicator, written and verbal
  • Be customer-facing and able to easily build a rapport
  • Situational adaptability and problem-solving capability
  • Ability to oversee department budgets and ensure profitability
  • Team player as well as able to work on own initiative


Special Requirements

  • Based at the office in Telford, Shropshire
  • Travel within the UK and overseas
  • Working beyond normal hours in order to meet any required deadlines


Remuneration Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays 25 days (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Bonus scheme *
  • BUPA Medical plan *
  • Car allowance *
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible working
  • Programme of personal development & training
  • Free car parking
  • EV charge points on-site
  • Social & wellbeing activity programme
  • Bike 2 work scheme

* Available on some positions




Location: Telford
Job: Permanent
Job Reference: HOP001
Deadline Date:
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