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Project Manager - Engineering

Expleo Group UK Jobs
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15 Sep 2021

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Project Manager


We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager to work directly with the Senior Project Manager. If you are well organised, a good communicator and have an appreciation of automotive development processes this role could be for you.

As a Project Manager you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects; from Electric Vehicles and Super Cars to Microwave Ovens. Our modern office is in an area where we are surrounded by a wealth of Electronics Knowledge and innovation.

What you'll be doing
  • Lead the planning and implementation of multiple projects, working closely with other project team members, third parties, whilst fostering a positive working environment
  • Facilitate the definition of various project scopes, goals and objectives, deliverables, and milestones, liaising with project team members, suppliers and other interested parties
  • Oversee and develop appropriate project plans in conjunction with project team members, suppliers and other interested parties utilising recognised project management tools
  • Define/oversee the definition of tasks for each project and establish and plan resource requirements
  • Define work package breakdown structures and manage project resource requirements and allocation
  • Manage projects risks and issues
  • Monitor and control all programme plans to ensure timely delivery of milestones and other deliverables, providing status reports as required/necessary, and generating updates at appropriate times/intervals
  • Track deliverables using appropriate tools, highlighting actual or potential deviations from projects as soon as possible, bringing these to the attention of the project team whilst adopting a proactive approach and producing proposals to rectify any such situation.
  • Record and manage changes to various projects scope, and interventions that may be required to achieve project outputs
  • Ensure that the capacity plan is updated and schedule the projects within the Project Pipeline
  • Report the status of the projects by project performance, schedule, resource issues and budget adherence
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks: Identify project blockers early and provide mitigation strategies. Report issues and escalate to management
  • Change control management: Identify system changes and manage requirement creep
  • Resource management: Define and delegate project tasks based on employee strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Create and maintain project documentation and plan internal/external software releases
  • Establish and nurture good working relationships with clients and team members

What you must have 80% of
  • Proven experience in Project Management
  • Experience of Microsoft Project (PWA is an advantage)
  • Proven track record of managing small to medium scale projects
  • Quality Management Processes
  • Manage Project Budget
  • Issue prioritisation and management
  • Good customer facing Embed representative
  • Customer management

Things we value
  • Risk Management, identifying risks and putting in place contingency plans
  • Automotive SPICE or any other process assessment
  • Software and/or Electronics Engineering experience
  • Business Development

Personal Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good written English
  • Meticulous and Organised
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