Information Systems Project Manager, Industrial Domain

Recruiter
MBDA UK
Location
Bolton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1268806652
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity Within Information Management's (IM), Information Systems (IS) Industrial domain is responsible for managing the Company's Industrial services within (but not limited to) SAP, MES, BI at group level and at local level for UK. The demand for technology and services to support and deliver MBDA's growing Manufacturing business is increasing rapidly. IS industrial UK is an identified growth area and a new UK resource is required to deliver the demand coming from our Factory of the Future and Industry initiatives. Working within the Group Industrial department and reporting to the Head of UK Industrial based in Bolton, you will: Lead some IS Industrial projects at local level and take part in Group level projects Strengthen the presence of the Industrial team in UK - located in close proximity to the local internal customers, end-users and wider IM delivery team. Contribute on innovation activities at group and local level such as: deploy BI tools, reduce number of applications, reduce paper processes etc. Contribute to increasing business added value through management of a catalogue service to end users and continuous service improvement. Ensure the operational delivery of Group and local industrial services to MBDA UK users. The Role As part of your project activities, you will: Work with senior customers and end-users to analyse the needs of all MBDA business units (Technical, Production and Support). Manage UK and International industrial IS projects with respect to cost, schedule and quality. Provide timely reports to project steering committees and control boards. Manage and coordinate the internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and vendors involved in the project. Be a driving force to propose innovative, new, effective and value for money Industrial solutions. Work at both UK and International level with FR, IT and DE countries As part of the operational support of the services in production you will: Be responsible for operational service of your Industrial perimeter in the UK, leading service providers and working with other IM Domains to achieve agreed service level agreements. Define and lead the implementation of evolutions to the baseline Industrial services. Ensure the Industrial systems are fully optimised in order to deliver maximal business benefit and value for the users. You will interface with a range of employee levels from every-day application user to Director plus multidisciplinary delivery teams internally, externally and internationally. You will also work closely with other IS Industrial team members based in UK, France, Italy and Germany. What's in it for you? Progress your personnel development in functional, technical and managerial competences. Build on your past experiences & learning and define, develop & deliver quality solutions on schedule and to cost. Contribute to the design and delivery of future MBDA software solutions focusing at Group harmonisation, a strategic company challenge. Become part of a well-respected team of dedicated people that are internally and externally recognised for capability, dedication and flexibility. Have the opportunity to work both nationally & internationally, broaden your horizons by embracing the rich cultural and business diversity of our company. What's great about the team? Working in partnership with the internal customer, Information Systems delivers business value and innovation to the organisation. Opportunity to work in a large international and multicultural team - Information Systems across the Group is made up of 50 people including technical engineers and project managers across a wide variety of cultures and with vast experiences. Contribute on the global strategy of IS Industrial to deploy the Factory Of the Future What are we looking for? Essential: Experience delivering a range of projects from small change to large transformations. Ideally within the manufacturing landscape. Experience and good understanding of SAP within the Industrial Domain. Track record of successful project management - delivering complex projects to time, budget and scope, including stakeholders, finance, risk and issue management. Demonstrable experience of working in a multinational environment - specifically Europe - mainly UK, France, Italy, Germany. Demonstrable experience of using a variety of project management methodologies - Waterfall, Iterative, Agile. Strong communication and presentation skills - capable of engaging at Director level, with users and technical resources. Leadership skills - managing large virtual teams in a matrix organisation including a number of Service Providers and Vendors. Organisational awareness and the ability to adapt behaviours based on a variety of factors. Self-motivated; able to work on own without management in close proximity; self-driven to meet deadlines required by the role. Help shape the future of the team; bring ideas, fresh insights and potentially new ways of working. Be curious, interested and motivated by working on any software implementation project which will provide new features for our 10 000 employees Desirable: Experience of having worked in a geographically spread and multi-cultural organisation having to use a variety of modern communication channels to stay in touch with necessary parties (including Lync/Skype, Video Conferencing). Good understanding of Industrial Information System Architecture. Management and deployment of technologies/applications including: BI, MES, SAP. Contributing on Information system transformation: more digital tools at Group level What would you get? Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities. Please Note : MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval). Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to join our LinkedIn Group to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news. LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)

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