Engineering Project Manager (Rail Industry)

QuEST Global Engineering Limited
03 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Role Title: Engineering Project Manager (Rail Industry) Location: Derby, UK (Customer site) Reporting to: Program Manager About Us: QuEST Global is a pure play engineering solutions company with a proven track record that serves the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies. A pioneer in offshore product development engineering, QuEST Global is one of the largest engineering service providers that cater to diversified verticals. With its local-global model, QuEST Global combines physical proximity to the customer providing domain knowledge and ease of interaction; along with delivery from low cost locations that also provides easy resource ramp-up. ROLE PURPOSE - To ensure satisfactory delivery of rail vehicle engineering tasks within schedule, budget and scope. - To ensure quality of the engineering delivery by application of relevant project management and engineering processes and tools. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES (Please list in order of priority) - To lead all aspects of design, implementation, testing and commissioning required to deliver the engineering project so as to satisfy customer requirements while adhering to project budgets and schedules - To ensure that all technical requirements and demands by the customer are covered and fulfilled by the defined Engineering scope - To ensure that the product complies with all contractual and legal requirements, particularly those that relate to certification. - Represent the Engineering department in relation to the customer's technical departments and partner(s), supported by functional representatives as required. Accountable within the Project Core team for the engineering activity and reporting its performance and progress - Responsible for management of all communication in technical matters with the Customer - Responsible for monitoring the progress of work packages and addressing any issues with such work packages with Line Management and the day-to-day delegation of special tasks to the Engineering Core Team members in order to optimize the total project. - Monitor, control and report monthly all product related financial aspects of the project consistent with the contract requirements and established project management procedures to attain established goals. Utilize clear measures and metrics (KPIs) to monitor and understand the status of critical tasks and objectives - Timely identification of relevant issues that may impact the project to the core team and conversely feeding back to the Engineering team, then to jointly identify the resultant action plans to mitigate the issue EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS (ESSENTIAL TO CARRY OUT THIS ROLE) Experience - Work experience in Engineering or similar field of work Knowledge - Experience of system/vehicle design engineering, testing and commissioning, international working and dealing with sub-suppliers SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: - Project Leadership experience - Leading of significant engineering design projects Must Have Attributes:- - Leadership - Collaboration - Ability to articulate complexity - Strong written and oral communication (language will play a major role in effective across organisational reporting & influencing) - Good financial acumen, financial accounting/earned value management - Ability to manage Risk, Opportunity, Issues & Change Management - Progress tracking/reporting to senior engineering project management function Desired Skills: - Good Communication in English (oral & written) & Interpersonal skills - Customer Focus - Ability to build and develop Customer & Supplier relationships - Organisational Agility - Problem solving ability - Logical Thinking - Effective Time management - Result driven DISCLAIMER: Due to the nature of work candidates should be UK citizen/ EU Citizen/ Valid work permit holder.