Project Leader/Managing Director (des) Bristol Negotiable base salary with exceptional opportunities to earn significant bonuses and in due course directorship and equity in the business Retained exclusively by our client, an investment company, we seek to identify an exceptional Project Manager to be appointed into a new small electrical engineering company which is expected to grow rapidly over the next 3 years through the market development of an innovative and patented electrical product that will revolutionise diagnostic testing of electrical installations. Once proven during the build-up stage, the successful Project Manager can expect to be appointed as the Managing Director of the business. You will have current and sufficiently technical knowledge of engineering and relevant commercial experience to be able to drive this nascent business forward. You will be expected to add value to the further development of the product and play the lead role in taking the product to market, sourcing and managing relationships with manufacturers, winning new customers and managing key clients and managing the development of a pan-UK market with a view on expansion into overseas markets. For us to be able to consider you as a credible candidate you will have/be: * Experience of leading a successful business (or division) in an engineering field * Substantial commercial (incl P&L) experience in running profitable revenue streams * Gravitas to converse and build relationships at a senior level * Experience of managing external product design and manufacturing relationships. * Experience of launching UK products in to overseas markets * Excellent knowledge of electrical testing (requirement and marketplace) * Highly organised and efficient, with the ability to multi task * Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and IT). * Excellent interpersonal skills with a good sense of humour and the ability to work in a small team. * Proactive with the ability to work on own initiative, think "outside the box" and maintain currency of knowledge. * Trustworthy and diligent with high level of integrity. * Methodical and meticulous - high attention to detail. * Flexible can adapt to changing work priorities at short notice, take on the idea of others and adapt own way of thinking. * Prepared to go the extra mile and make a personal commitment (even sacrifice) to deliver this exciting and potentially very rewarding challenge. You will be driven, motivated and have the energy and perseverance to achieve goals. The rewards for the person who is able to take this small company from start-up to global provider will be significant. To that end we are looking for exceptional candidates who thrive on a challenge. To register an interest you are invited to submit an initial CV to email@example.com against which our first assessment of suitability will be judged. Thereafter you will be required to agree to non-disclosure before we take you to the next level and afford you further information about the company and role.