Project Manager - Software Engineering

42000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP42000 - GBP45000/annum
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
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Summary of Role:

The role will be to join the existing Operational Intelligence - real time data driven intelligence, automation and analytics - management team, running multiple projects and managing the software development team across offices. OI is split across three offices; Stone, Gloucester and Edinburgh. Reporting to the OI Business Manager, this role will require previous experience gained in full cycle delivery of projects. This role will include travel to customer sites and other offices.

A leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Power Generation, Utilities and Oil & Gas markets. The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, project delivery, quality and safety.

We have recently launched an Industrial IoT solution for Building Performance, Energy Management, Network Visibility, Situational Awareness and Predicative Analytics.

Role Description:

* Managing Operational Intelligence projects to demanding timescales

* Ensuring that Projects are delivered to timescales, specification and budget

* Full financial responsibility for projects ranging from c. GBP0.2 Million - GBP2 Million

* People-management responsibility for leading and motivating concurrent teams of software/systems engineers (typically 5+)

* Hold regular report and progress meetings with clients

* Assist in securing future business by cultivating customer expectations through excellent delivery

* Responsibility for Quality Control for all projects involved

* Competent in multiple system development life-cycle methodologies, such as Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid.

* Ability to manage and motivate resources in a matrix environment.

* Demonstrate the suitable level of planning and provide the balance of agility and predictability against the given project.

* Foster an environment that embodies Agile development principles.

* Foster and advocate a continual improvement attitude.

Essential Requirements:

* Demonstrable full project management experience delivering solutions with a track record of success - to time, spec, budget

* Understanding of Software Development and Systems Engineering environment within an established quality management system

* Skilled practitioner of the Microsoft Project suite of software, including Microsoft Project

* Must have good customer facing skills

* Strong leadership skills, including team management experience

* Current driving license

Desirable Requirements:

* A recognized project management qualification (for example, PRINCE 2, APMP) and/or certified training

* Ideally been involved with engineer development within projects

* Solid grasp of Quality Management in an ISO9001 environment

* Any recent experience of project proposals and general bid work would be welcomed