Head of Projects

Zoek Pin Derby - This Area Only

£0.60 - £0.80/annum Pension & benefits

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 38 days ago

Job title: Head of Projects (Rail Industry)
Job location:Derby
Industries considered:Rail, Aerospace, Marine, Automotive & Ex-Forces.
Discipline Sector:Project Management

What is in it for you?

Very Competitive Salary Banding - TBA in a range
Great take home pay, and flexible working arrangement & hours.
Clean modern & established working environment.
FreeEmployers Pension Contribution of maximum 12%
Flexible Working benefit
EAP Line
Cycle to work scheme
Early Finish Fridays
Annual Leave buying and selling scheme
185 Hours Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
£50 workwear voucher

Client Summary:

One of the world's largest manufacturers of components for the automotive and transport industries. Our name itself signifies a relationship of deep trust- that of a mother and child. Trust is sacrosanct in all relationships while working towards our vision of being a globally preferred solutions provider. My client have a global footprint spread across all continents, the wiring harness division is serving the entire cross-section of the automobile industry by providing cutting edge Electrical & Electronics Distribution Systems (Wiring harness Systems), related components, and associated design services. Major wiring harness components include ISO/SAE/UL wires, specialised wires and assemblies for multimedia and safety applications, advanced terminal/connection systems, power distribution modules, complex instrument panel assemblies, electrical cabinets and power pack for rolling stock and variety of high voltage solutions for HEV, PHEV and EV.

Summary of Role
The Head of Project Management is a member of the Management Team and ensures flawless execution of all projects from cradle to grave within budget.

Lead, develop and manage the Project Management teams to achieve Sales, Project Management, and Financial goals.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

of project activities and governance to drive team effectiveness, on time delivery to cost and quality and promote best practices in a safe environment for employees.
the commercial activities with the customer including the associated terms and conditions.
the commercial activities with the customer in the calculation of sales price in consultation with the Commercial Director.
efficient and effective level of communication and reporting with both customers and internal stakeholders to ensure transparency and correct priorities are maintained.
an effective risk and opportunity mechanism is in place which is monitored with risks mitigated and opportunities maximized
all new projects through stages 0 (bid) and 1 (pre-delivery) with the support of the team.
for bids and estimates for variation order and Change Management requests
and agreeing a material forecast with customer procurement and engineering for project administrators to import into the ERP system to generate MRP.
development and monitoring, Project governance and dashboards including risk and opportunity management, lessons learned and BoM cost tracking with the key stakeholders. Processes and procedures related to project management with strong focus on start-up projects rather than business as usual.
such as, but not limited to: project dashboard, BoMinator, boardroom boards, bid book, tracker schedules, project sales; material and hours forecast, engineering delivery plans, MRSS initial delivery plan, customer A&D and harmonisation, shortage reports and inventory planning.
and development of project managers and roles with similar progression routes.
to customer queries, escalation and complaints and leading reviews with the relevant stakeholders to ensure the organisations are aligned.
change costs both internal and external.
success factors to be repeated across all projects and for best practices to be standardised and shared.
sales forecasts and coordinate with Finance to produce budgets.
and build the team and resources, establish / refine an appropriate organization
customer satisfaction in all customer request in line with company internal targets. Drive, analyse and implement all improvement activities linked to the customer surveys
&L monitoring and realization


###### Focus
for Results

Required Education and Experience

Degree in a related subject
of project management
IT Skills

& E-mail

To apply please send cv to the below:
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Phone: (phone number removed)


Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client.

The Shorterm Group is one of the longest established and fastest growing specialist recruitment and technical support providers to the engineering industry. So whether you're looking for permanent or contract work, need experienced team players or a recruitment partner, we are perfectly placed to help. We are delighted to be an official sponsor of the BLOODHOUND SSC 1,000 mph challenge, an ambitious project to break the land speed record by the largest ever margin

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