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Job ID: 45729
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2020
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Administration
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
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.
In this exciting new role as an Assistant Project Manager you will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in leading the project delivery team in the execution of all Hitachi Rail Ltd obligations in regards to the allocated Manufacturing & Supply Agreement (MSA).
Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:
Represent matters related to the execution of the allocated MSA, with all Hitachi Rail and external stakeholders as assigned by the Project Manager
Management of assigned areas of project delivery programme and resolution of associated schedule conflicts
Development of budgets for assigned areas of responsibility with project delivery leads, ongoing budget ownership and management, and reporting
Active identification and management of risks to project delivery programme, scope and costs
Active management of changes to project delivery programme, scope and costs
Management and escalation of key issues affecting assigned areas of responsibility in relation to the project delivery programme
Support to the implementation and deployment of required process and procedures in accordance with direction from the UK Project Management Office
Support the management of the handover process between rolling stock supply and maintenance teams
Support projects department planning through active forecasting and management of project resource requirements for assigned areas of responsibility
First line project management experience within a manufacturing or operational environment
Experience in working with multi-functional teams
Experience of managing budgets and costs
Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Can represent / interact across all levels of the business
Good knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft office packages
Flexibility in regards to domestic and international travel
Demonstrable experience of interfacing with customers, stakeholders and sub suppliers at operating level
A self-starter willing to take responsibility for delivery of goals and objectives
Proven ability to co-ordinate operational or project teams, and drive them to an integrated delivery plan
Highly motivated and can work with minimum supervision
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrates perseverance, patience and commitment for long term success
Good organisation/time management
Enjoys challenges and problem solving
The ability to work well under pressure
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Highly organised and methodical
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!