Requirements : Ensure Product Requirements are detailed and signed-off, including necessary peripheral items for complete delivery.
Manage requirement changes during the project, updating plans and escalating impact as necessary. Contribute to identifying cross-product impacts and system implications.
Planning : Develop and agree detailed and achievable project plans with all contributors. Create and maintain all project plans in Microsoft Project or as required;
Resourcing : Agree project team with resource managers. Negotiate to obtain necessary project resources, staff and equipment.
Create project Capex and approval documentation in line with agreed processes. Raise Purchase Requisitions for equipment and services specifically required for the project.
Project Tracking : Use Accolade for tracking project progress against plan and spend (resource and costs) against budget.
Resolve issues that arise, escalating if required. Ensure all deliverables are completed to plan and quality targets and these and these are correctly updated and tracked into Accolade.
Reporting : Produce a weekly report (in defined format) showing progress and achievements, and identifying risks and issues with proposed mitigation plans.
Track accurately VE Saving Plan / Forecast and Actual in Accolade.
Communication : Keep extended team and all internal customers informed of progress and changes. Act as an interface for the project to Product Managers and other business processes (e.
g. Marketing communications)
Drive Projects to completion : Organize and lead Kick-off Meeting with multi-discipline team. Organize and chair formal Project Reviews and Milestone / Gate Reviews in accordance with HBT processes.
Chair and administer regular project team meetings to track progress and deal with issues and blockages arising. Ensure formal process steps are followed and project records are maintained to process requirements.
Coordinate Cross-functional activities and engagement : Ensure cross-functional contributors are engaged and committed, and facilitate them to deliver their contribution in line with agreed plans.
Maintain effective links with the R&D Centre, Sourcing, Regulatory and ISC Manufacturing sites
Risk Management : Prepare and manage risk reduction strategies and plans. Generate and maintain a project risk register in agreed format.
Encourage use of best practices in planning, development and test to reduce risk throughout the project lifecycle.
YOU MUST HAVE :
Degree in Engineering or Business Administration;
Qualification in Project management preferred
At least 3 years experience in electronics, and / or project management of technical work
Strong planning, organizing and project management skills
Understanding of Firmware or NPI development processes
Good Financial Acumen
Ability to present idea and plans to senior business leaders;
Analytical and technical problem solving skills.
Planning, organizing and project management skills.
Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively.
Ability to influence peers and work laterally and diagonally in an organization.
Good spoken and written English.
If this is your dream role, then we'd love to hear from you.
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