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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

 

COMING SOON
 

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER ENGINEERING
 

1. POSITION SUMMARY
 

JOB TITLE: Senior Project/Programme Manager

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Permanent

LINE MANAGER: Head of Programme Delivery

LOCATION: Shoreham-by-Sea

STANDARD WORKING HRS: 37.50 hours per week between 9:00am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

inclusive

SALARY RANGE: £DOE

HOLIDAY: 25 days per annum

BENEFITS: Company Pension Scheme, Health Scheme (BUPA), Life Cover, EAP (employee assistance programme), Enhanced Paternity Pay, Free Beverages, Discounted Gym Membership, Discounted Eyewear and Free Eye Test, Ride to Work Scheme, Electric Car Charging, Free Parking On-site.

 

2. JOB FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES
 

Cox Powertrain is a privately owned, well-funded company. It has taken a clean sheet approach to developing a marine diesel outboard product which is the first of its kind. Cox powertrain programmes combine innovation with best engineering and manufacturing practices to develop and produce patented technologies, unlocking new marine propulsion products and vessel systems.

The company offers an exciting and fast-paced environment where innovative and unusual ideas are actively encouraged. The business is rapidly growing and as such is the ideal environment for a candidate looking for career progression and involvement in industry-changing projects.

 

2.1. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

As Senior Project or Programme Manager, the successful candidate would be expected to work in close collaboration with or act as the lead on large or multiple medium size programmes. Responsibility will include ensuring that tasks are completed to time, cost and quality requirements through the application of project management best practice approaches including task planning, resource allocation, risk control and risk mitigation. A high level of autonomy and proactiveness is required.

The role will involve coordination of cross functional teams, working closely with the key resource holders across the relevant sections of the business. The successful candidate will also provide progress reporting to the internal stakeholders.

 

Additionally;

  • Supporting delivery of the technical aspects of the Company’s strategic plan
  • Responsibility for on-specification delivery of the technical programmes from concept through to start of production, and beyond
  • Working closely with the head of R&D and IP to convert and deliver innovation into new products or continuous improvement streams
  • Development of full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Identification and management of project dependencies and critical paths
  • Planning and scheduling of project timelines and milestones, followed by tracking thereof
  • Identification, management and mitigation of project risks
  • Preparation of regular project progress documents including reporting of key progress metrics
  • Management of regular project reviews. Budget definition and management
  • Working cohesively with the wider business to ensure decisions are made with the wider implications in mind
  • Setting up and leading internal and external discussions as appropriate to support programme deliverables

3. STANDARDS
 

3.1. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS

  • A highly organised, self-starter and logical thinker
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to deal effectively and considerately with a wide variety of individuals. Acts with respect and a high level of integrity
  • An enthusiastic, positive, calm and accommodating approach to work and changing priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • A high level of attention to detail, with an aspiration to deliver technical excellence
  • Clear positive work ethic with a desire to get the job done
  • Commitment to achieving the company’s long-term business objectives and succeeding as a team

4. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
 

4.1. NECESSARY

  • Relevant experience managing delivery of technical activities
  • Ability to operate with a level of autonomy, lead complex projects and provide concise reporting
  • Good understanding of project management requirements and techniques
  • Demonstrable aptitude in responding to high pressure situations with sensible and rational decision making
  • Experience in Microsoft packages, including Project and Excel

4.2. ADVANTAGEOUS

  • Degree or equivalent in a technical discipline
  • APM or Prince qualification
  • Working level knowledge of marine and/or automotive technologies and/or markets
  • Worked on multi-disciplined projects
  • Knowledge of processes and techniques used in complex Product assembly and testing

 

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Job Overview
Category
Automotive
Offered Salary
70000
Job Location