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SYS-1049 Project Manager

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 01/01/2020

Job Description

THE ROLE

 

As a Project Manager at Ricardo you will be responsible for successfully leading the delivery of engineering projects to a diverse list of global customers across a broad range of industries and sectors. You will work with industry recognised experts to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customer.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

As a Project Manager at Ricardo you will be responsible for providing day-to-day leadership of multi-disciplinary projects, managing risk and Ricardo’s commercial exposure whilst ensuring that all projects are completed to time, cost and quality requirements. 

 

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

 

Leading projects, with full responsibility for delivering on-time, on-budget and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. This will include leading commercial management of projects
Being the primary customer interface for the project, establishing strong and effective customer relationships.
Ensuring projects are delivered in adherence with Ricardo’s internal project management processes and procedures, including Ricardo’s Product Development System.
Managing and monitoring project scope and negotiating with customers on changes
Defining proposal scope of work, timing plans, risk assessments and budgets; ensuring that proposals can be successfully delivered

 

Depending on the project worked on, the role will involve some travel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

 

The ideal candidate will:

 

Have strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
Have experience of leading projects following product development / introduction processes (e.g. Ford GPDS)
Be commercially aware
Be able to demonstrate the ability to manage different stakeholders including senior managers
Have a professional project management background and be APM qualified (or the equivalent from another professional PM body e.g. PMI)
Be degree qualified, ideally in an engineering or related discipline
Have a natural desire to contribute to continuous improvement within the function