R&D Project Manager - United Kingdom
R&D Project ManagerBrief For our Rail Division, our client is looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager for the R&D Hardware team. The person in this role will be responsible for the planning, tracking and reporting of the hardware projects they will be managing.What are my responsibilities?* Prepare project schedules and cost estimates. * Track progress and cost against the planned schedule and cost.* Manage risk and issues arising on the projects* Prepare project reports and present them to the management for review* Manage internal and external stakeholders* Guide / Mentor Junior Project ManagersWhat do I need to qualify for this job?Essential* Experience of managing hardware projects (ideally those involving electro mechanical / Electronic development)* General Project management experience of at least 5 years* Experience with managing both internal and external customers* Maintain project schedule and generate reports* Managing risk and reporting issues to management * Present project reports to the management* Knowledge of office tools like Excel for any metric/ KPI analysis.Desirable* Knowledge and experience of agile methods in hardware development * Knowledge of supply chain processes * Background knowledge of mechanical engineering / electronics* Certified by a professional project management body such as APMP or PMI* Experience in hardware development for the Rail industry* Experience in safety critical developmentRullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.