Project Manager

Recruiter
James Fisher & Sons
Location
Cowes
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
COMPANY Strainstall is a global leader and innovator in onshore and offshore load measurement systems and products. JOB PURPOSE The Project Manager will provide project management for assigned projects, identified as part of the organisation’s plans. This will involve the production of plans, documentation and the provision of guidance for project teams and ensuring communication is maintained between all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring all organisational procedures are adhered to and objectives are identified and met. The project manager’s prime responsibility is to ensure that assigned projects produce the required deliverables within the defined quality, time and cost constraints. This should be achieved by appropriate adherence to the Strainstall’s project management methodology, PRINCE2 and best practice within the profession, involving the production of plans, documentation and guidance for project teams throughout the project lifecycle and ensuring all organisational procedures are adhered to. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Manages day-to-day operational aspects of multiple or large scale projects and their scope. Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities. Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client. Works closely with relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient performance of the project(s). Understands basic revenue models and P/L; meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions. · Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards. · Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures. · Minimizes our exposure and risk on project. · Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately PRINCPLE PROCESS GROUPS / BEST PRACTICES Scope Management : Identifying and defining the deliverables and work to produce them. Identifying and defining the scope must describe what the project will include and what it will not include, i.e. what is in and out of scope Schedule Management: Bringing together all the plans for a project in order to document the outcomes of the planning process and to provide the project management plan for managing the project. Determining the overall project duration, when activities and events are planned to happen, including the identification of activities and their logical dependencies, and estimation of activity durations, taking into account requirements and availability of resources. Identifying and assigning resources to activities so that the project is undertaken using appropriate levels of resources and within an acceptable duration Risk and Issue Management Understanding, identifying and proactively managing individual risk and issue events and overall project risk by minimising threats and maximising opportunities Cost Management: Using a project control process based on a structured approach to planning, cost collection and performance measurement to facilitate the integration of project scope and time and cost objectives, and the establishment of a baseline plan for performance measurement Ability to produce estimates of project time and cost targets which are reviewed and revised as necessary throughout the project life cycle, possibly in liaison with other functional areas and expertise Communication Management: Ensuring effective project reporting and reviews are set up and used during and after the project is complete, to check the likely or actual achievement of objectives specified in the project management plan and the benefits The systematic identification, analysis and planning of actions to engage with, communicate with, negotiate with and influence stakeholders. Identifying and addressing differences that, if unmanaged, would affect project objectives and preventing differences becoming destructive elements in a project Quality Management : · Discusses and agrees quality expectations with stakeholders, develops quality approach and project quality plan, executes plan and recommends and applies improvements and corrective actions. Resource Management: Determining the overall project duration, when activities and events are planned to happen, including the identification of activities and their logical dependencies, and estimation of activity durations, taking into account requirements and availability of resources. Identifying and work with other departments to assign resources to activities so that the project is undertaken using appropriate levels of resources and within an acceptable duration GENERAL · Maintaining good communications across the business at all levels · Interact and assist other work members as appropriate · Reporting all human error events that occur so that they can be reduced or eliminated · To always maintain a clean and safe working area. · To ensure appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is used in accordance with Company health and safety policies · Any other reasonably delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified and in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements · Working at the Bembridge site as requested REQUIRED EXPERIENCE Skills · Good communication skills · Good IT skills · Planning and organisation skills · Ability to work autonomously · Co-operative and supportive team player · Be able to follow directions and instructions · Be able to multi task across different projects Personal Attributes · Dependability and reliability · Good time keeping · Honesty and integrity · Positive, proactive attitude to work · Works well with others · Committed to quality deliverables · A “Can do” attitude QUALIFICATIONS · Previous experience in a comparable role as a Project Manager · A recognised basic technical skill · A level of understanding business systems ·P roject management experience using project management methodologies preferably within a engineering environment · Proven ability to manage cross-functional teams in a project management environment · Ability to deliver projects to schedule, budget and quality · Qualifications in Project Management, for example: · Certified PMI – PMP · Diploma’s and/or certifications in Project Management · PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66801708