Project Leader

Up to 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP0 - GBP42000/annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
The Role

Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the Project Leader will manage multiple programmes and launches with several OEMs.

An additional role as part of a small team within the Supply Chain duties will include:


Liaise with internal and external departments to ensure the delivery of programme plans, through all phases of the project delivery

Provide timely reports of project status and KPIs, ensuring variances are escalated Manager

Liaise with internal departments & organisations to ensure communications and marketing of the programmes are maintained to standards

Co-ordinate project Gateway reviews and associated project output reports

Monitor and confirm funding claims, against the agreed expenditure budget, by phase, for manager approval

Mentor the developer in all aspect of project delivery

Provide regular updates through the Department Manager, for the Business Development team on project opportunities

Develop an understanding of the core underlying capabilities required to successfully exploit the different forms of technology

Contribute to process development, process learning and improvement

The Person



Programme / Project Management in an Automotive industry

Education to Degree level or above in Engineering and or Business Management

Experience of project management working with customer development teams on the launch of new technologies within the supply chain or OEM

Experience of new product development cycles and the challenges for partners and the supply chain

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to handle change effectively and positively

Strong knowledge and self-sufficiency in the use of MS Office suite applications.



Background in: Internal Combustion Engines, Power Electronic and Electric Motors, On-vehicle Energy Management (capture, storage, re-use), Lightweight structures, Systems Engineering

Interest in future technology and market trends and the ability to relate them to the UK Automotive industry and the opportunities this could create.

The Company

Are a leading innovative Automotive business




Up to 8% pension matched

4 x life assurance

Health insurance

Car discounts

25 days holiday + banks

Accrue additional days based on service & additional holidays available to purchase