Project Manager

Recruiter
Volt Europe Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1240766762
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join our global, market leading OEM Manufacturer client on a 6 month (minimum) contract.

This position is the role of a seasoned project management professional. They manage projects that have substantial R&D value, are moderate to complex in nature, and are managed with limited supervision. This is a position that requires a thorough understanding in program and project management tools & processes.
Ability to facilitate programs, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, lead integration & compression sessions. Work assignments may be specialised in nature but may also be broad based with coordination between other staff personnel to complete a larger, more complex program.

Specific work assignments may be as follows:

·Management and accountability for assigned project / portfolio of projects.
·Monitoring project progress and performance.
·Providing regular reports to stakeholders.
·Working with all partners to monitor progress, to ensure project delivered in a timely manner on budget.
·Collaboration at business meetings with partners, both internal and external to the company.
·Resource management - provide input for staffing and support of programs and create accurate and detailed resource-loaded project schedules.
·Management of project/programme budgets.
·Escalation of issues and potential solutions to senior stakeholders, and adoption of their guidance.
·Maintains program level issues/action logs, risk registers, scope change requests/logs, program schedules, and program cost tracking.
·Expertise in Project/Program Management tools & processes, including project/portfolio resource and cost management. Experience in creation & maintenance of multi-disciplinary project plans is essential.
·Facilitate projects, lead chartering sessions, develop/validate network diagrams, and lead integration and compression sessions with internal and external teams.
·Mentor/coach the project technical leaders in project management and address any issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management if appropriate.
·Requires ability to learn Caterpillar project accounting systems and produce project-related financial reports.

As a seasoned Project Management professional you must possess extensive knowledge of project management software (MS Project experience essential); MS Office, including Excel (complex formulas, linking multiple worksheets, pivot tables, graphs), PowerPoint, Word.

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