Project Manager

Job Opportunity Details
Project ManagerPermanent
Project ManagerStratford-upon-Avon, UK
Project Manager
Project ManagerCompetitive
Project ManagerHybrid
Project ManagerJW7054

My client is in an phase of an incredible journey to deliver transport solutions that
connect local communities, encourage economic growth, and provide sustainability
through the products, the environment they operate within and how we deliver

The programme office is central and a core part of the delivery, and as part of that we are
seeking a Project Manager who will take ownership of  projects and feeding into
the Programme Office Manager, support the design, develop, test and operational
deployment whilst supporting the implementation of tools & methodologies that will be
adopted on future projects.

For the right-minded person this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your desire to
deliver an inspiring product, whilst supporting the long-term future of the business and
creating respectful disruption within an industry. Efficiency is core to what we do and
you will be instrumental in developing tools to drive transparency on the project status,
to both internal and external stakeholders. Defining and tracking core attributes of the
project such as BoM cost, mass, core performance characteristics and departmental
performance to ensure we as a business have the data around us to drive quick and
effective project decisions. Working within the PMO team you will have an unparalleled
opportunity to work cross functionally ensuring alignment and engagement across the
team whilst collaborating on a daily basis. You will engage with the Programme Office
Manager to track the develop of engineering, quality, operational system processes
and frameworks that ensure consistent product delivery and business reporting.
This role is suited to well organised individuals who excel in analytical thinking and use
data-driven approaches to problem solving. The opportunity also requires a can-do
attitude and above all, a pro-active hands-on approach to get stuck in and work sideby-
side with an incredible, diverse team to develop into a fully-fledged OEM.

Duties and responsibilities:
In conjunction with the Programme Office Manager and project stakeholders,
ensure the project performance targets are defined and tracked including

•    Project income & expenditure
•    Design status
•    Procurement status
•    BoM mass / cost targets
•    Deliverable / milestone status
•    Build status
•    Test plan status
•    Performance, quality and compliance attribute status
•    In project / production change content

Monitoring of the product scope, ensuring any changes are approved, formally
released and communicated to stakeholders.

Creation of Jira / Confluence filters and dashboards to provide a transparent
status to project sponsors and stakeholders.

From Mule development to Start of Production (SoP)and beyond, ensure that
product faults / issues are monitored and reported on.

Provide experience and input into both  PMO project framework and
operational systems.

Lead sprint planning if required.

Facilitate and support stakeholder collaboration.

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience

•    Prior experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) Project Management through a projects lifecycle.
•    Proficient in defining and producing analytics from Jira and Confluence.
•    Experienced in producing Gantt charts, defining dependencies and highlighting the critical path.
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
•    Able to simplify information and clearly communicate to others, in person and through documentation /reports.
•    Experienced working cross functionally across multiple business departments.
•    Ability and want to provide solutions to problems.
•    Experience working with quality management systems e.g. ISO22163, ISO9001,
•    ISO/TS 16949, VDA 6.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint (or Google equivalents).


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