Projects Software Control Systems Team Leader

Vantage Consulting Ltd
Hampshire, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
2 x Projects Software Control Systems Team Leaders

based in Hampshire

one role is within oil & gas industry the other within the Water industry

Salary £44,000- £50,000 depending on experience

About the Role

An incredible career opportunity has become available for a Software Control Systems Team Leader/Project Manager to join our Project teams based in Hampshire. Reporting to the Regional leader the role is to lead a team of 4 engineers delivering automation projects to the company's key accounts, you will also have the opportunity to grow this up to a team of 6.
The role is to take management, financial and contractual responsibility for designated and multiple projects, ensuring that each of the projects is properly planned, adequately resourced and that all contractual milestones are met in an efficient and cost-effective manner. You get to run your team, like it is a small business, but with the benefit and backing of a large organisation. There is also a requirement to play an active role as part of the management team, contributing to strategic decision-making and planning.
Our expectations would be for you to be a proactive team player that strives to deliver high quality work and the highest level of customer service.

Main Responsibilities

  • Commit to the whole life cycle of delivering projects from quoting to completion
  • Be forward thinking to identify when gaps and overloads may exist in the teams work load
  • Lead a team of engineers, and when needed, contractors, sub-contractors and work partners to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to quality requirements
  • Identify, manage and mitigate project risks
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Selection and management of any sub-contractors required for completion of project
  • Identifying and managing any work outside of project scope, ensuring customers' expectations are clearly set out and met
  • Review future project requirements for resources and identifying training & development opportunities for your team
  • Develop engineers in your team, and manage expectations and progression

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to foster great relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Experience of managing control system, PLC and SCADA, type projects
  • Experience and knowledge of Process Industries such as Oil & Gas is desirable but not essential
  • Experience and knowledge of Functional Safety and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) is desirable but not essential
  • Highly motivated, organised and flexible
  • Positive, personable and happy team player
  • Contractual awareness would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in an engineering environment
  • Sometimes in life we are thrown curve balls, so you must be resilient to overcome adversity and lead your team through these times.
  • Think outside the box and push the boundaries
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office incl. Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

This role includes the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours based on 37.5 hours per week.
  • Good location and working environment
  • 25 days holiday
  • Profit share scheme
  • Company shares scheme
  • Workplace Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • £500 Training allowance per year for work related development
  • Relocation allowance is available for eligible candidates as per the current government guidelines

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