Important: All applicants must be able to obtain security clearance.
Your accountability will span the full breadth of project management including scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources for projects; and will encompass the entire project lifecycle from proposal to project completion.
Managing risks (monitoring, resolving and escalating as appropriate) and opportunities across the project.
Monitoring and challenging the engineering teams to ensure they are meeting budgetary and deadline goals, and steers the Team Managers to achieve those goals.
Ensuring that clients and project teams share a common understanding of project objectives
Defining and managing project scope, including change control and configuration management
Selecting, developing, leading and disbanding teams, including working with the Resource Manager to manage resource allocations to your project to satisfy the project commitments
Identifying and managing risks and issues; monitoring, resolving and escalating as appropriate
Managing project finances, including budgeting, invoicing, expenditure, overtime and expenses
Establishing and maintaining effective, regular communication with and reporting to stakeholders including the client, the Portfolio Manager and the project team
Managing subcontractors as needed
Building and maintaining a strong culture of delivering value to clients
Travel to other office based UK locations as necessary knowledge and experience
Experience of direct project management on the full engineering lifecycle gained preferably on projects applying the engineering disciplines in regulated industries.
Understanding of Regulated Industries
Well-developed interpersonal skills such as leadership, delegation, communication and conflict management
Understanding of the project management principles and have knowledge of the Waterfall and 'V' models; experience of agile methods would also be desirable
Ability to demonstrate having delivered projects in complex commercial environments, such as Integrated Project Teams, consortia, or other integrated client/supplier collaborations, and will have an appreciation for the challenges and opportunities that these delivery structures bring.
You will have an understanding of the challenges of delivering multi-site and multi-national projects
Able to present ideas successfully with strong negotiation and persuasion skills
Practiced in managing multiple technical projects simultaneously from bid/design stages to implementation
High quality standards with focus on service delivery and exceeding customers' expectations
Flexible, able to adapt to changing client and/or business needs
Budgeting and cost management
Risk, opportunity and issue management
Knowledge of project management methodologies and bodies of knowledge such as PRINCE2, the Praxis Framework, PMBOK, APMBOK etc
Basic understanding of contract law in the engineering services industry
Strong problem solving, analytical and numerical skills able to produce workable solutions to problems
Experienced in the use of project planning tools including Primavera, MS Project or equivalent
MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Meticulous planning skills with highly developed organisational and time management skills, excellent attention to detail
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Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.