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  • Job reference: RMS0157370

Project Manager (Experienced)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Derby
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/06/2015
  • Time left:
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    (29/07/15)
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The Role:
Manages the delivery of safety critical signalling control system applications.
 Ownership of a significant portfolio of complex, time-critical applications.
 Regular input and direction from Operations and Delivery Director on cost and risk management.
 Regular Board level scrutiny.

Demonstrable experience:
 Significant experience in a very commercially-focussed engineering or software project delivery environment
 Financial control; successfully delivery of projects well within budget
 Programme planning, including activity / cost breakdown,
 Monitoring and control of project delivery, including timely highlight/exception reports to agreed communication strategy
 Management of scope, risk, quality
 Development of effective, working relationships with Client
 Good appreciation of IT software, systems and information, and (optionally) control system technologies

Character Traits/Professional Skills Required:
 Proven ability in financial control of successfully delivered projects
 PRINCE 2/PMP (preferred)
 Highly organised; good at planning and prioritisation
 Action-oriented, proactive and assertive approach; someone who is confident in suggesting new ideas and developing solutions
 Comfortable with responsibility yet able to take direction; open to guidance and advice
 Open manner and excellent communication skills
 Able to react quickly to changing circumstances/resource availability and identify solutions

Candidate Likely Background:
 Client-facing delivery of projects (budgets in excess of £1m)
 Commercially-focussed environment; close control of contract scope and variations
 Track record of successful delivery
 Structured Delivery Processes
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