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Title:Project Manager - Sub Contract Vehicle Programmes
Reports to:Vehicle Programme Manager
The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the project deliverables for vehicle build projects that have been outsourced. The role will include sub-contractor management, technical issue resolution and management, user management, internal co-ordination, planning, scheduling, project execution and relevant commercial activities in order to deliver a timely, appropriate and profitable project coherent with the Business Plan.
The Project Manager also ensures adherence to policies, procedures and methodologies in the delivery of projects.
Office Base: Rustington, Littlehampton and you must be willing to travel in the UK and internationally as required.
Role and responsibilities:
-Leadership of off-site vehicle manufacturing projects.
-Identification, implementation and control of technical solutions on outsourced vehicle projects.
-Configuration management and change control of products manufactured on multi-sites.
-Support manufacturing strategy for multi-site projects.
-Creation of product specification and costings to support sales.
-Support cost negotiation and contract agreement with vehicle manufacturing partners.
-Relationship management within a complex stakeholder community.
-Meeting project milestones, schedules and budget requirements.
-Establishing and reporting performance metrics, KPI's, monthly reports etc.
-Meeting internal business reporting requirements.
-Conducting customer progress meetings and compilation of associated reports.
-Adhering to project, sub-contract, security and data management strategy protocols.
-Management of project issues, risks and opportunities.
-Identification and planning of resources needed to support programme deliverables.
-Approval of all internal and customer documentation in line with requirements and Company standards.
-Co-ordinate and manage all task activities ensuring all documentation is fully compliant with project policies and specified requirements.
-Chair and organisation of the project and customer meetings.
-Facilitate Gateway reviews used to assess the maturity and delivery of the technology.
-Degree level (or equivalent) in a vehicle engineering, related subject or relevant experience.
-Professional project/programme management qualifications such as:
-UK MoD - Acquisition Employment Trained would be an advantage
-Project/Programme Management experience in a highly technical environment preferably within the defence industry.
-Good vehicle engineering/production process knowledge.
-Experience dealing with senior and sometimes challenging individuals.
-Understanding of system integration and configuration management.
-Use of Microsoft Project to control, define and monitor progress against schedules.
-Use of project management software tools such as: SAP, ERP systems.
-Competent in Project Management technique such as Critical Path, Pert Analysis and Network generation.
-Understanding of Project life-cycle management.
-Understanding of Risk and opportunity management.
-Understanding of Sub-contract and customer management.
-Understanding of Project financial management.
-Relevant experience of delivering project management of a technical product from concept phase through to prototyping and trials.
This role is paying between £40,000 - £45,000p/a (depending on level of experience).
** Due to the nature of the environment you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance to minimum SC ('Secret') level and be willing to travel in UK and internationally as required.**
If this is something that you are interested in please send your CV to email@example.com or call me on 02392 228 244 for more information.
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