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  • Job reference: RMS0113260

Project Manager - Programme Office - 23016

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/11/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/11/12)
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:
Position Description:

Project Manager The Programme Office is responsible for the programme management of new product development. The office is part of the PD Operations group, and additionally reports to the Chief Programme Engineer. This role will be responsible for future model development, predominantly leadership of elements of model year programmes and 'leading the team through the next Gateway with quality'.
- Be wholly responsible for leadership of the assigned project(s) and their delivery
- Define the product and key assumptions
- Manage change and product delivery using GPDS principles
- Monitor and measure progress using approved metrics.
- Prepare papers and presentation materials, and present to senior management
- Champion initiatives to improve quality, and reduce costs
- There is a great opportunity to work in the business for in excess of two years pending strong performance on leading this programme

Skills Required:
Demonstrate team leadership in the resolution of business, technical and process issues.
Good communicator with excellent and inter-personal and influencing skills, self confidence, and a 'passion for the product'.
Self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
Excellent computer and IT skills, and fluent in Power Point and Excel.
Good level of financial awareness

Skills Preferred:
Knowledge of the product development process
Good working knowledge of Product Definition and Change Management processes

Experience Required:
Proven skills in Body and Trim Engineering.
Experience of engineering Convertible automotive product will be a positive benefit.
Experience of project and/or supplier management, meeting demanding timescales, budget control and cost effective delivery.
Prior experience within Project Management, Core engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or New Product Launch

Education Required:
Applicants should be qualified to degree level
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