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  • Job reference: RMS0172857

Project Manager - 31391

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2016
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/11/16)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Purpose of role: Looking for Project Managers to help support Business Leads run strategic projects.

Role description: Shape ideas for projects into real project propositions with accompanying definition documents; Determine project governance frameworks, organisation structures and reporting lines; Write and own the project work plan, ensuring project dependencies are clearly understood. Establish an appropriate tracking methodology to ensure tasks are carried out to plan; Shape and drive projects, manage their delivery and ensure that any impacts on time or cost and subsequent scope impacts are assessed and appropriately communicated. Ensure projects stay on budget within the agreed timeframe for delivery; Manage project issues and risks and initiate corrective actions and mitigation plans as appropriate; Deliver all necessary documentation required for projects to pass through IT gateways; where applicable support the vendor RFQ process; ensure that the required and contractor resources are committed to the project delivery. Provide day to day direction to all resources involved, specifically providing guidance advice and input as required to workstream leads; Support the Business Lead in building commitment to projects through appropriate communication and stakeholder engagement.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Experience of successful setting up and managing delivery of large scale, blue chip projects.
2)Demonstrate experience of giving personal commitment, leadership and involvement in delivery of a large scale projects.
3)Excellent interpersonal skills to establish rapport, credibility and relationships at a senior level.

Experience Required: Desirable: automotive transformation expertise. Or if no automotive expertise, experience of transforming the customer experience within other organisations.

Desirable: Educated to degree level. Experience as outlined above.

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