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Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The role will be to join the existing management team, running multiple projects and managing the software development team across offices. The team is split across three offices; Stone, Gloucester and Edinburgh. Reporting to the Business Manager, this role will require previous experience gained in full cycle delivery of projects. This role will include travel to customer sites and our other offices.

Role Description:

* Managing Operational Intelligence projects to demanding timescales
* Ensuring that Projects are delivered to timescales, specification and budget
* Full financial responsibility for projects ranging from c. £0.2 Million - £2 Million
* People-management responsibility for leading and motivating concurrent teams of software/systems engineers (typically 5+)
* Hold regular report and progress meetings with clients
* Assist in securing future business by cultivating customer expectations through excellent delivery
* Responsibility for Quality Control for all projects involved
* Competent in multiple system development life-cycle methodologies, such as Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid.
* Ability to manage and motivate resources in a matrix environment.
* Demonstrate the suitable level of planning and provide the balance of agility and predictability against the given project.
* Foster an environment that embodies Agile development principles.
* Foster and advocate a continual improvement attitude.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Demonstrable full project management experience delivering solutions with a track record of success - to time, spec, budget
* Understanding of Software Development and Systems Engineering environment within an established quality management system
* Skilled practitioner of the Microsoft Project suite of software, including Microsoft Project
* Must have good customer facing skills
* Strong leadership skills, including team management experience
* Current driving license

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* A recognized project management qualification (for example, PRINCE 2, APMP) and/or certified training
* Ideally been involved with engineer development within projects
* Solid grasp of Quality Management in an ISO9001 environment
* Any recent experience of project proposals and general bid work would be welcomed

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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