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Title:  Project manager - New Model Launch

Location: 

Hethel, Norfolk, GB

Department:  Operations
Date:  07-Jun-2021
Description: 

Project Manager - New Model Launch - fixed term contract 

 

The position will develop and shape the Project Management function within New Model Launch. The position will be expected to deliver and provide a pivotal role focussed towards specific launch projects reporting into the Programme Manager.

The position will develop the project cadence and framework for future launch deployment, promotion of stakeholder accountability and project governance to ensure application of the Lotus Production delivery system whilst driving a positive mindset change within a new team function.

The ideal applicant will be comfortable operating with ambiguity and is resilient with barriers to change whilst aligning the interdependencies of the goals of the organisation. The individual will be able to demonstrate a successful history within previous project applications, ideally across multiple sector applications and with vertical reporting integration.

 

Main duties:

  • Develop a Launch project ethos, deliverables and structures.
  • Deliver the project plan and establish scheduling, action plan and tracking.
  • Management of the day to day operational content and assignment of responsibilities to support delivery of the objectives.
  • Project monitoring and reporting of progress against the plan inclusive of delta mitigation activities.
  • Management of all project documentation to ensure auditable levels of transparency.
  • Ensure the project milestones are followed and deliverable requirements are met.
  • Gap to progress capture and direct recovery actions with the stakeholders.
  • Project risk reporting - Establish and conduct risk assessment plan, tracking and control / mitigation.
  • Project performance reporting – Provision of Project status outputs to allow reporting to senior level, be comfortable challenging mindset and failure.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Experience of delivering projects within multiple sectors is an advantage.
  • Be comfortable and confident working with high ambiguity.
  • Shaping the environment to ensure the requirements and objectives are considered whilst adhering to Launch scope.
  • Experienced with delivering and operating within simultaneous project environments.
  • Senior Project Management expertise and/or general management experience in an automotive, FMCG or manufacturing environments.
  • Proven leadership skills; outgoing, confident and articulate. Strong work ethic, self motivating, ability to lead and to work as part of a team.
  • Team development and leadership experience.
  • Automotive, FMCG or Manufacturing background would be beneficial.

The position will develop and shape the Project Management function within New Model Launch. The position will be expected to deliver and provide a pivotal role focussed towards specific launch projects reporting into the Programme Manager.

The position will develop the project cadence and framework for future launch deployment, promotion of stakeholder accountability and project governance to ensure application of the Lotus Production delivery system whilst driving a positive mindset change within a new team function.

The ideal applicant will be comfortable operating with ambiguity and is resilient with barriers to change whilst aligning the interdependencies of the goals of the organisation. The individual will be able to demonstrate a successful history within previous project applications, ideally across multiple sector applications and with vertical reporting integration.

 

Main duties:

  • Develop a Launch project ethos, deliverables and structures.
  • Deliver the project plan and establish scheduling, action plan and tracking.
  • Management of the day to day operational content and assignment of responsibilities to support delivery of the objectives.
  • Project monitoring and reporting of progress against the plan inclusive of delta mitigation activities.
  • Management of all project documentation to ensure auditable levels of transparency.
  • Ensure the project milestones are followed and deliverable requirements are met.
  • Gap to progress capture and direct recovery actions with the stakeholders.
  • Project risk reporting - Establish and conduct risk assessment plan, tracking and control / mitigation.
  • Project performance reporting – Provision of Project status outputs to allow reporting to senior level, be comfortable challenging mindset and failure.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Experience of delivering projects within multiple sectors is an advantage.
  • Be comfortable and confident working with high ambiguity.
  • Shaping the environment to ensure the requirements and objectives are considered whilst adhering to Launch scope.
  • Experienced with delivering and operating within simultaneous project environments.
  • Senior Project Management expertise and/or general management experience in an automotive, FMCG or manufacturing environments.
  • Proven leadership skills; outgoing, confident and articulate. Strong work ethic, self motivating, ability to lead and to work as part of a team.
  • Team development and leadership experience.
  • Automotive, FMCG or Manufacturing background would be beneficial.