Program Manager

Manager
Birmingham
Posted 1 month ago
Job Title: Program Manager Business/Function: HSSMI
Job Holder: Engineering Director Midlands Location: Birmingham
Reports to: Hosein Torabmostaedi Other Relevant Information:

Internal advert only

Salary: £43.1k-£53.4k Post Posted-Closing Date:

7th December 2018 – 14th December

 

1.    Job Purpose
·       To proactively ensure that large projects are delivered to a high standard and deliver high impact for both the partners and the funders.

·       Represent HSSMI in relevant high-profile project meetings to increase HSSMI’s influence and reputation while delivering key projects

·       Develop key relationships with project partners and stakeholders

·       Mentor and/or line manage junior members of staff

·       Support development and governance of HSSMI project management best practices and standards

 

2.      Principal Accountabilities         Essential/Desirable
·       Ensure projects are run on time, quality, cost and customer satisfaction E
·       Provide program management leadership for the organisation as required – Ensure project outcomes and associated workplans are established and delivered, review deliverables, risk registers, issue registers, timing plans, financial controls E
·       Develop and maintain close relationships to all relevant stakeholders within the project consortia E
·       Lead and champion the development of new project management processes or best practise lessons learnt across HSSMI. E
·       Produce high-quality project monitoring reports and/or timing plans as required. E
·       Teach/Mentor/Learn – conduct regular internal teaching, participate and lead peer review, mentor less experienced engineers / technical leads E
·       Maintain active involvement in relevant technical areas across the organisation E
·       Disseminate knowledge to other project teams and the wider company. E
·       Actively develop appropriate external contacts to facilitate future collaboration and funding opportunities. E
·       Build a professional external network in the field of expertise E
·       Ensure projects are run on time, quality, cost and customer satisfaction E
·       Provide program management leadership for the organisation as required – Ensure project outcomes and associated workplans are established and delivered, review deliverables, risk registers, issue registers, timing plans, financial controls E

 

3. Job Context
·       Programme Managers help HSSMI to increase its reputation in following outstanding project management processes and techniques to delivery high quality and complex projects on time, budget, quality.

·       Programme Managers are active in relevant professional institutes/organisations and keep up-to-date with the latest project management techniques.

·       Programme Managers are appointed at the Manager Grade within the HSSMI and are also expected to take on line management responsibility for project managers.

 

4. Knowledge & Experience

(Knowledge & experience needed for satisfactory performance of the job)

Essential/Desirable
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area or equivalent industrial experience

Manufacturing experience

Experience in leading project teams

Very good communicator and having good capability to manage complex or conflict situations

Experience in formal project management training (e.g. PRINCE2)

Confident in leading workshops and high-level meetings

Confident in presenting new ideas and concepts to stakeholders or to the wider public

Ability to project manage and coordinate people

Confident in working with customers and suppliers up to senior level

Can work independently and in team environments

A high level of motivation, initiative and creativity

A flexible approach to cope with frequent change

Good written and spoken English

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