Senior Project Manager

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Salary or hourly rate
£33,900 - £54,300
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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park


Horiba Mira’s Programme Management team are a high performing group of dedicated Project and Programme Managers who are responsible for a diverse range of portfolios, projects and programmes across functions.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the team to lead and manage the delivery of a wide range of projects within Horiba Mira. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction and project performance you will take ownership of the projects that you manage beyond ‘just’ project management.

Proactively managing project objectives in order to ensure efficient delivery, you will provide non-technical representation of Horiba Mira and the Project team delivering project status updates to our customers and internal stakeholders.




  • Solid Project Management experience
  • Leading teams of 2-20 people
  • Managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Working within, and contributing to processes and identified best practise


Preferred Experience:

  • Project delivery in a dynamic multi-function, cross industry engineering business, with an international client basis
  • Project management of collaborative research projects e.g. Innovate UK
  • Project management of Defence sector projects
  • In-depth experience of specific PM skills (for example EVM, risk management, Agile)
  • Security Clearance


The candidate should:

  • Have good interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a team working environment, interfacing with people at all levels within MIRA and our clients
  • Be methodical and well organised; paying attention to detail and following processes / best practise where possible
  • Identify process improvements / solutions where needs exist and develop / implement necessary solutions
  • Have a willingness to identify and action / escalate, problems and opportunities at an operational level
  • Be a pro-active, and solution focused, self-starter
  • Possess MS Project skills
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular MSOffice (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)





  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or technical field (experience indicating strong technical / industry knowledge also acceptable)


  • APM (preferable APMP / ChPP)


Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 70 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

At HORIBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme


  • A full driving licence is required for this role

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list. As a result, HORIBA MIRA is unable to support an application for visa sponsorship.  All applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.


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