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Project Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/03/2017
  • Duration: on going
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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:
Project Manager accountable for delivery of vehicle programme workstreams to agreed time, cost and quality targets. Core responsibilities are:

(1) structuring workstreams for success,
(2) creating, maintaining & driving credible plans,
(3) pre-emptive and skilled risk management to avoid issues,
(4) controlling changes to scope with rigour and discipline,
(5) providing timely and accurate transparency on status and risk,
(6) financial control of delivery costs to agreed targets,
(7) driving adherence to standards and process, and
(8) ensuring clear and efficient decision-making and communication mechanisms are in place. Leading a large cross-functional team across multiple locations is also critical.

3 KEY SKILLS Highly competent Project Management skills, knowledge and experience in relevant fields of automotive, engineering or manufacturing. Evidence of strong leadership skills, resilience, ability to drive success from ambiguity, and to act as a change agent in the JLR programme management transformation. Relevant and up to date Project Management qualifications e.g. PMI, Prince, MSP, Agile etc.

Experience Required: "Leading critical workstreams in major multi-year complex cross-functional programmes in relevant industry, evidencing deep-application of programme management competencies. Resource budget management over £5m p.a.

Experience Preferred: "Relevant and up to date Project Management qualifications e.g. PMI, Prince, MSP, Agile etc.

Additional Information : location: Gaydon, Whitley, Coventry, Solihull, Castle Bromwich & Halewood Must be prepared to travel to all sites as and when needed

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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