Cambridge Consultants: Project Manager – Wireless – Ref 896

Are you an aspiring Project Manager or Technical Team Leader with Project Management ambitions, looking to develop your career in a professional environment?

Do you have a background in new product development?

Do you want to work in a dynamic environment, leading teams innovating on a variety of technologies applied to different market sectors?

Are you looking for:

  • A dynamic environment where you will have the autonomy and freedom to set-up and lead teams of world-class graduate engineers
  • Variety in your work – of technologies, markets and clients
  • A position offering you influence, control and recognition

Read more about this fantastic opportunity to join our team of professional Project Managers in our Wireless Division.


Main purpose of the job

The Management of New Product Development projects to meet time, budget and specifications.

This position is within a highly respected team of Project and Programme Managers in the Wireless Division at Cambridge Consultants. You will be supported by the existing team to develop your Project Management skillset to enable you to lead larger and more complex programmes as your career develops.


Type of work undertaken by division

Cambridge Consultants is a world leader in wireless communications, with one of the largest independent wireless development teams in the world.The group works across the entire wireless landscape – from high volume consumer applications such as portable internet-based devices, through to professional high-performance systems including the air traffic control radios used to govern the US airspace. This breadth of wireless activity provides tremendous variety to our team members. The markets that we address include telecommunications, healthcare, industrial, satellite, consumer and automotive. Examples of our wireless design includes the first digital patient monitor in the medical WMTS band, the WiMAX PHY reference design adopted as the gold standard for European type approval testing, a professional intercom used at the Olympic Games and within professional broadcasting studios, satellite handsets, as well as key technologies fuelling the rollout of 4th generation cellular systems.


Specific responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Support business developers to define projects to meet the needs of prospective clients
  • Lead and motivate multi-disciplinary teams of engineers to deliver these projects
  • Report project status to clients, both written and verbally


Minimum requirements

A good degree in engineering

Experience of either project managing small-medium sized projects, or of team leading a discipline (e.g. software) within a larger new product development project.

Experience in planning tasks, then tracking the progress of a team to deliver against those tasks, addressing issues as they arise.

An understanding of, and an empathy with software development.

A desire to pursue a professional Programme Management career.

Strong time management, organised, interpersonal skills and leadership ability.

Client exposure would be an advantage.


Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees’ careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.