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Project Manager

Salary: £50,000

Location: Bath

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Our offer Altran is recruiting for a Project Manager to join the Altran’s Intelligent Systems Expertise Centre in Bath. Your role Responsibilities Your accountability will span the full breadth of project management including scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources for projects; and will encompass the entire project lifecycle from proposal to project completion. Key responsibilities: Managing risks (monitoring, resolving and escalating as appropriate) and opportunities across the project. Ensuring inter-team dependencies are understood by the Team Managers and managed. Monitor project activities and progress Monitoring and challenging the engineering teams to ensure they are meeting budgetary and deadline goals, and steers the Team Managers to achieve those goals. Ensuring that clients and project teams share a common understanding of project objectives Defining and managing project scope, including change control and configuration management Ensuring that the project budgets are defined and sustainable Preparing and maintaining project plans and schedules Selecting, developing, leading and disbanding teams, including working with the Resource Manager to manage resource allocations to your project to satisfy the project commitments Identifying and managing risks and issues; monitoring, resolving and escalating as appropriate Managing project finances, including budgeting, invoicing, expenditure, overtime and expenses Establishing and maintaining effective, regular communication with and reporting to stakeholders including the client, the Portfolio Manager and the project team Occasionally working with work package managers to integrate their detailed plans with the overall project plan, as appropriate Managing subcontractors as needed Building and maintaining a strong culture of delivering value to clients Travel to other office based UK locations as necessary Your profile Knowledge and Experience: Qualifications and Technical Skills * Strong communication skills * Strong problem solving and analytical skills * Excellent attention to detail * Strong analytical and numerical skills able to produce workable solutions to problems * Experienced and competent in the use of project planning tools including Primavera, MS Project or equivalent * MS Word, Excel and Outlook * Meticulous planning skills with highly developed organisational and time management skills Knowledge and Experience * Substantial experience of direct project management on the full engineering lifecycle gained preferably on projects applying the engineering disciplines in use within Altran UK to applications in regulated industries, * Well-developed interpersonal skills such as leadership, delegation, communication and conflict management * In depth understanding of the project management principles and have knowledge of the Waterfall and ‘V’ models; experience of agile methods would also be desirable * Ability to demonstrate having delivered projects in complex commercial environments, such as Integrated Project Teams, consortia, or other integrated client/supplier collaborations, and will have an appreciation for the challenges and opportunities that these delivery structures bring. * You will have an understanding of the challenges of delivering multi-site and multi-national projects * Understanding of Regulated Industries * Able to present ideas successfully with strong negotiation and persuasion skills * Practiced in managing multiple technical projects simultaneously from bid/design stages to implementation * In-depth knowledge of the Shipley bid winning process or similar would be desirable * High quality standards with focus on service delivery and exceeding customers’ expectations * Flexible, able to adapt to changing client and/or business needs * Basic understanding of contract law in the engineering services industry * Budgeting and cost management * Risk, opportunity and issue management * Candidates should be willing to undertake the security vetting process * Knowledge of project management methodologies and bodies of knowledge such as PRINCE2, the Praxis Framework, PMBOK, APMBOK etc The successful candidate will be welcomed with an induction programme and a buddy system along with access to a mentoring scheme and regular informal review meetings, to support on-going individual learning and development efforts. You will be supported in evaluating your training needs, which will be addressed through a mixture of on-the-job learning, and formal project management training. Altran UK aligns the professional development of its Project Managers with the APM

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