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Technical Project Manager

Employer
Matchtech
Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Responsibilities

  • EHS - Promote a safe workplace environment without risk to health and minimising the impact to the environment. Ensure that all Environmental, Health and Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and that all accidents and incidents are reported
  • Clocking and Booking - Ensure that all required clockings (time and attendance) and bookings (job costings) are made in an accurate and timely manner
  • Housekeeping - Ensure that workstations are kept clean and maintained, with all tools and equipment stored correctly. Uphold a clear desk policy
  • Quality - Ensure that all Quality standards, processes and procedures are complied with. All work is completed with care and attention minimising wastage
  • Cost Management - Support cost reduction and management initiatives through reducing unnecessary expenditure
  • Knowledge & Skills - Keep knowledge and training up to date for necessary operations to the best of your knowledge and belief to achieve specification and acceptable standards for your role. For example, Approved Operator (AO) stamp(s) to be kept up to date
  • Team Working - Must actively participate in team meetings and be prepared to share knowledge, coach and mentor trainees when required, be willing to be trained in other areas
  • Any other reasonable duties that fall in line with the level of the role

Essential Responsibilities

  • Primary customer interface for all business, technical, and quality issues for specified military programmes/work packages managing the transfer of information and requests between customer and internal business teams
  • Owns management and prioritization of RFQ/RFP response by acting as liaison between the customer and internal Commercial Team
  • Responsible for contract/PO review process to ensure alignment with quotation/proposal and establish basis for successful OTD
  • Drive contract adherence by management of orderbook with customer providing updated delivery forecasts and ensuring collaboration of contract dates where applicable
  • Responsible for management of projects/activities to optimize delivery performance, reduce costs and increase revenue in line with business case
  • Supports regular Programme meetings (IPT's) / Portfolio reviews to ensure all inputs to programme are delivering against their individual targets
  • Leads in regularly communicating to stakeholders the programme direction, issues and help needed to meet committed plans and customer expectations
  • Acts as a catalyst to flush out programme issues to mitigate risk and cost impact
  • Adopts PMO disciplines into the project and across the business

Outward facing to Customer:

  • Assure timely resolution of issues, keeping the customer advised on the progress of the program, and negotiate changes, variations, solutions to issues
  • Develop positive customer relationship, may also support proposal and negotiations
  • Development of existing and new business practices
  • Be visible and available, develop contacts and network
  • Chairs regular customer calls, hosts onsite visits and attends all major milestone reviews such as Business reviews, etc.

Inward facing to the company

  • Monthly programme reviews with Portfolio Leader covering all aspects of the Programme (cost, delivery, quality etc.)
  • Provide programme direction to department functions
  • Provide input to site metrics and review meetings

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Proven experience in Program/Project Management or with drive and ambition to succeed in the role with suitable background experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Desired Characteristics
  • Technical background a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programmes/projects
  • Ability to document, plan, and execute programmes

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