Project Manager - FTC

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    Horsham, West Sussex

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    Harry Garvin

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    6 months ago

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Project Manager

6 Month FTC

Location: Horsham

You will be responsible for delivering an internal programme relating process and material production maturity.

Key Accountabilities - Project Manager

  • Proactively promote values, principles and policies, ensuring that ethical, legal and corporate requirements are applied in all internal and external dealings

  • Identify and manage internal and external stakeholders, maintaining a good understanding of their influence and interests; ensuring that confidentiality requirements are maintained at all times

  • Deliver projects in accordance with the Project Delivery Process and in compliance with Quality Procedures

  • Prepare and maintain project management reports in accordance with the reporting framework through regular and structured project reviews

  • Identify and manage changes in project scope, timing and cost through the Change Control Notification process; ensuring that controlled documents (e.g. Project Charter) are updated and approved as required by the process

  • Be proactive in resolving conflict to meet the project and corporate objectives; knowing when to escalate issues

  • Identify and declare opportunities to share project knowledge and outcomes to benefit on-going operations; ensure that lessons learnt throughout the project are documented and shared

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to achieve productivity and / or efficiency objectives

  • Ensure project objectives are clear and unambiguous, and that success is defined and achievable

  • Prepare and maintain the project plan, including key milestones and deliverables, ensuring that dependencies and resourcing needs are accurately defined to inform capacity planning activities

  • In close cooperation with functional leaders, identify and secure the resources required to deliver the project successfully within the constraints of budget, time and capacity

  • Manage internal and external costs through consistent planning and tracking; maintaining accurate variance to plan, forecast and cost to complete information

  • Proactively manage the project risks, recording their identification, quantification and mitigation in the risk register and monitoring them accordingly; know when to escalate risks to senior management

Knowledge, Skills and Experience - Project Manager

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline

  • 4+ years' direct project management experience or other role with transferrable skills gained in a technical organisation

  • Good understanding of project management techniques underpinned by technical background

  • Experience of project managing or working within technically complex engineering projects from R&D through to start of production/product launch

  • Good experience of customer and supplier relationship management

Experience in the following would also be advantageous:

  • MS Project Server;

  • APM and / or PRINCE2;

  • Agile project management techniques (i.e. Sprint/Scrum);

  • Process development and continuous improvement

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