Project Manager

Welwyn Garden City
12 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Welwyn Garden City
Reports to: Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) / Director of Product Development
Travel: 10%

Job Purpose
Under the leadership of the Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) & Director of Product Development you will manage assigned New Product Development projects from inception through to launch.

Duties and Responsibilities
 Assist the Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) in delivery of projects from product brief to launch.
 Management of the NPD workflow for assigned projects using Jira, Confluence, Aha, the in-house Product Database (or other tools as applicable).
 Data: Maintains the product database for assigned projects to ensure that the data is correct and that documentation is stored correctly.
 Management of samples. This will involve ordering and tracking of each product sample through the NPD process.
 Ensure that the New Product Development and Product Marketing teams have complete visibility of each project. Report any potential delay and financial implications that will affect the project delivery.
 Reporting: Ensure that Senior Management has accurate and complete visibility for each project.
 Assist with Product Training to Group staff and end customers.
 Management of changes and modifications to existing portfolio products

Qualifications and Experience
 Appropriate market experience in a business similar to that of the client, i.e. lighting or electrical products.
 A tertiary qualification in Project Management (Prince2, Agile, Scrum etc.) Lighting, Engineering, Product Design, or a similar discipline is required for new appointees.
Candidates will possess a technical knowledge of Project Management in a new product development environment.
 Ability to manage multi projects and to work to deadlines. Must have strong analytical skills and have excellent communication capabilities in written and verbal English.
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a hand’s on approach.

Specific Statutory Duties

Under sections 7 and 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act, it is your duty while at work:
• To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work;
• To co-operate with your employer to enable compliance with any safety instructions;
• Not to interfere with or misuse equipment provided to meet the employer’s safety procedures;
• Duty of care under common law.

General Conditions

During your employment, you agree to:
• Carry out the duties and responsibilities specified above, and such other reasonable duties assigned from time to time by the Company, irrespective of job title, job description and job status, to the best of your ability.
Observe and comply with all reasonable directions made or given by Company Management.
• Devote the whole of your time and attention to the interests of the Company, or any Group Company, and to the full and proper discharge of your duties under this agreement;
• Use your best endeavours to promote, protect and support the welfare, interests and reputation of the Company or any Group Company will not do anything which is harmful to the any Group Company or contrary to its interests.
• Immediately inform the company should matters come to your attention which, or which could reasonably be expected to, affect the welfare, interests or business of any Group Company.
• Comply with all of the obligations to you are subject under any Group Company policy or procedure, irrespective whether such policy or procedure is of contractual effect

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