R&D Project Manager

Jam Recruitment
11 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: R&D Controls Project Manager
Reference: STA002N3
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Stafford, UK
Salary: Competitive

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store", through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com

GE's worldwide HVDC Centre of Excellence in Stafford, provides complete turn-key solutions for the rapidly-growing global HVDC market. Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, Test Laboratories and R&D are all located in Stafford.

In the heart of Staffordshire, within GE Grid Solutions' global Centre of Excellence, a position has become available for an experienced R&D Controls Project Manager. You will be accountable for the project management of a portfolio of high-level controls R&D projects.

Main duties and responsibilities for R&D Controls Project Manager;

* Providing an accurate monthly management report of all assigned projects
* Managing and delivering on a portfolio of R&D Controls projects
* Overseeing and managing any outsourced work included in a portfolio of projects
* Developing and maintaining expected and actual project costs
* Securing the required type and level of resource to ensure the project is completed to plan
* Managing the scope content ensuring that all stakeholders are aware of the project scope and any implications of change
* Developing and maintaining project timescales providing contingency planning where required to ensure a timely delivery
* Managing risk and issue, ensuring that all risks and issues are identified and where appropriate mitigated
* Calling and leading Gate Reviews
* Communicating effectively with stakeholders
* Providing project leadership and guidance from project concept through to project delivery and to conduct project feedback reviews at the appropriate time

R&D Controls Project Manager requirements;

* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an Electronics or Engineering discipline
* Previous experience in a project management role for hi-tech development projects
* Project management qualification such as PRINCE2 would be advantageous
* Strong leadership and communication skills are vital for this role

To Apply for R&D Controls Project Manager:

If you are interested in the position of Project Engineer, looking to further develop your career in power engineering, please forward your CV or call Ben on +44 (0)161 905 5180.

Salary: Competitive
Opening Date: 15/04/2016
Closing Date: 15/05/2016

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