ROLE: Technical Project Manager, Wireless Embedded Devices
RATE: £(Apply online only) per day
LOCATION OF OFFICE: Bradford, West Yorkshire
LOCATION OF WORK: 4 day week, 3 day's onsite, 1 from home
CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months initially
IR35 STATUS: Outside of IR35
START DATE: ASAP
An embedded systems company who specialise in the design and manufacture of a wide range of IoT devices require a Technical Project Manager.
You will be responsible for managing the development of products from concept through to mass production. As such you should demonstrate experience managing new product developments, ideally for products/ devices consisting of electronics and embedded software. If you have experience working on IoT connected devices or products that use low power wireless communications this would be desirable but is not essential for the role.
In this role you be managing a talented multidisciplined R&D team consisting of Electronic Design Engineers, Embedded Software Engineers, Mechanical Design Engineers and Test Engineers.
The role will include the management of both internal and external resource. This role requires managing a portfolio of often related projects, each of which may have its own unique requirements.
The projects you be managing will be a mixture of new product developments, as well as enhancing existing products with new features and technology.
As well as managing and driving forward multiple product developments, this role offers you the opportunity to define the future product roadmaps and strategies.
The role will involve some of the below
Plan and implement projects
Help define project scope, goals and deliverables within projects
Define tasks and required resources
Collect and manage project teams
Allocate project resources
Create schedule and project timelines
Support and direct teams
Lead quality assurance within projects
Monitor and report on project progress
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
Evaluate and assess result of projectSKILLS REQUIRED:
Proven R&D Project Manager experience
New Product Development experience (from concept through to manufacture)
Electronic/ embedded system product development experienced
Managed multidisciplined R&D teams consisting of Electronics, Embedded Software and Mechanical Engineers
Excellent communication skills and team leadership
Theoretical and practical project management knowledge
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
Experience as a project manager
Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management
Proficiency in project management software tools
IoT connected device/ Wireless product experience