Project Manager Sought By Global Heating Giant

Groupe Atlantic are a French family owned international organisation employing 8,000 people and boasting a turnover in excess of €2bn. They specialise in providing heating and ventilation products for both domestic and commercial markets.

The UK, ROI & NA Division has several market leading brands including the household name Ideal Heating who manufacture in excess of 400,000 boilers per year. Ideal have recently won two prestigious Queen’s Awards for innovation and international trade and are the number one manufacturer and supplier into the new build homes market.

Gearing up for growth

In 2015 Groupe Atlantic acquired Hull based Ideal Heating, recognising the quality of their products and their place not only in the UK market but also in the European market.  Since then, there has been significant investment in the Hull site to enable an increase in production capacity; they have expanded the R&D facilities and modernised and improved manufacturing techniques. The group has a strong manufacturing culture as well as a mind-set that focuses strategy on people.  With an eye towards the future and backed by their experience, they have been able to evolve and grow by constantly expanding their skills. Today, Groupe Atlantic is made up of twelve strategic and complementary brands that create thermal comfort solutions in four areas: Heating, Hot water, Air conditioning & Ventilation.  Headquartered in Hull, Groupe Atlantic’s UK business includes leading UK brands such as Ideal Heating, Ideal Commercial, Keston and Hamworthy.

The Opportunity - Project Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Groupe Atlantic UK, ROI & NA's Programme Management team as a Project Manager. The role will be key in the delivery of product and business wide projects, as well continuous improvement of products and processes.

The Project Manager will focus on successful on time, on budget delivery of projects in adherence with NPI and company procedures. The successful individual will lead and drive project teams, liasing with and influencing internal and external stakeholders to delver projects.

As the Project Manager, you will report to Senior Project Manager and be responsible for;

  • Leading project teams, planning and delivering in adherence with NPI and Company processes
  • Creating and monitoring budgets, business cases, risk registers, timeline and resource plans whilst ensuring efficient and effective delivery
  • Effectively manage all risks, escalating with possible solutions and mitigation options
  • Contributing and adhering to continuous improvement, ensuring ongoing review and development of NPI and business processes
  • Driving project teams to ensure that all team members fully understand their roles and responsibilities, developing and maintaining constructive relationships with business managers and colleagues
  • Leading by example, always exhibiting role model behaviours
  • Identifing and challenging the critical path activities, creating scenarios to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved by the business
  • Managing key internal and external customer requirements / needs

To be the successful Project Manager, you must have;

  • Previous project management experience in an NPI, process driven environment
  • Knowledge of project management methodology, ideally gated project management process
  • An ability to problem solve in a structured approach e.g. 8D, fishbones
  • Proven experience of leading project teams 
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • A project management qualification is desirable e.g. Prince2, APM

For more information call 01482 628808 today

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