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Project Manager

Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 45293
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Administration
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Description

Are you looking for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.


Your new role

In this exciting new role you will being working in a new PMO function, to plan and deliver business improvement projects across our business, playing a critical role in our UK growth plans!


Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Ensure work streams/Packages, Projects and Programs are delivered effectively to time, budget and plan
  • Identify, manage and liaise with internal stakeholders as necessary to deliver activities to plan
  • Produce and maintain progress reports as required by the Group Head
  • Control and monitor each work-stream through a number of Key performance indicators
  • Line and cross function management of a direct or indirect team and offer them support and guidance to ensure project delivery
  • Ensure the projects and work streams have appropriate project governance is in place monitoring progress, risks and issues and maintain regular reviews
  • Ensure that project management documentation is created and maintained to appropriate standards, including but not limited to; project plans, management reporting, risk, issue and change logs, as appropriate
  • Monitor progress of all open actions, issues and risks associated with the effective delivery of the project
  • Escalate issues and  risks, to the Group Head and sponsor accordingly
  • Ensure that standard project management documents are adopted by the team, in line with company policy and procedure
  • Supporting the team  in building business cases, resource plans and other key documents as required
  • Effective communication and engagement with all personnel at all levels throughout the business (both internal and external stakeholders)
  • Ensure that all project information is organised and accurately documented to enable auditors/inspectors to perform an audit trail through a project's life cycle and demonstrate appropriate compliance


About you
  • Previous experience and a proven track-record of successful project implementation in the rail industry or other high-profile infrastructure projects are essential.
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully seeing large, time pressured and complex projects through the entire ‘lifecycle’
  • An appreciation and understanding of the differences working with International companies and stakeholders across different cultures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, stakeholders and sub suppliers at all levels to achieve objectives
  • Works well on own initiative, setting clear targets for deliverables with appropriate urgency
  • A self-starter willing to take responsibility for delivery of goals and objectives working remote from main offices when required.
  • Proven ability to co-ordinate several existing teams, in different countries, and drive them to deliver against plan.
  • Good overall knowledge and experience working in and with the Rail Industry, preferably in Operations and Maintenance. 

Qualifications

  • Project Management Qualification and experience
Why Hitachi Rail?

At Hitachi Rail you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

We offer a competitive salary and annual leave entitlement as well as a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting expansion, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!


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