What is it like working as a Project Manager, Engineering?
Project Manager, Engineering in Birmingham:
"Challenging but rewarding"
Pros: The responsibility.
Being in control.
Playing an integral role in shaping the team and refining their productivity.
Tackling operational issues and having to think on your feet.
Cons: Being in charge can be quite lonely at times.
Micro managing low performers / cynical members of the team and those adverse to change.
Not being given sufficient training for the role I've been asked to do.
Not enough business travel.
Not having a company car despite there being sufficient justification for me to have one.
Not having enough visibility of possible career development opportunities because my boss wants to keep me where I am.