Job ID: R0009280
Date Posted: May 17, 2022
Business Unit: Hitachi Services & Platforms
Company Name: Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
The aim of the role is to manage assigned project teams within defined time tasks and timescales.
This role can be based out of either our Bradford on Avon or Derby office.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Reporting to the HICSE Head of Projects, the main responsibilities of the role holder include, but shall not be limited to:
Identifying, addressing and resolving project issues
Promoting the good in all actions, acting in a safe, morally, legally and socially appropriate manner in dealings with stakeholders and members of the organisation
Empowering and inspiring others to deliver successful projects without compromising Safety and Integrity principles.
Securing the provision of resources needed for projects from internal and/or external providers
Managing contracts for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance and managing variances
Preparing and maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project objectives and constraints
Preparing and maintaining schedules of activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
Developing, implementing and updating resource allocation plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
Identifying and monitoring project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects
Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs
Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, in accordance with the HICSE Business Management System.
Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests
Implementing where necessary, change control process in relation to change of scope of the projects
Key Skills and Experience
Achieving success in the role and in the delivering of tasks will require skills and competencies relating to:
Budgeting and cost control
Risk, opportunity and issue management
Stakeholder and communications management
APM/Prince 2 qualified (desirable)
Good knowledge of using PC tools especially Microsoft Office Word, Excel with experience in using MS Project being essential.
Experience of working within highly regulated industries, ideally rail, although candidates with experience in similar industries such as oil and gas or aerospace will be considered (essential)
Understanding of railway traffic operation, particularly signalling control centres and control system design associated with SSI, IECC, MCS, WESTCAD and ARS (desirable)
If you are interested in applying for this position internally it will be available on Global Grade E level transfer or on promotion for those currently at Global Grade F.
Along with a market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme, employees have the option to work flexibly in line with our hybrid working model and we would be happy to discuss this with you during the hiring process.
Company Funded Benefits
Generous holiday entitlement - with the option to buy up to an additional 37.5 hours per year
A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year
Group Personal Pension
Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to increase cover to include family members
Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees
Personal Accident Insurance
Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee)
Cycle To Work
Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children
We have been producing industry leading software products since 2000. Our expertise lies in developing and supplying dedicated products and services, designed to improve the supervision and control of railways worldwide.
Our success lies in the strength of our relationships with our customers and with our colleagues throughout Europe. We work to meet and exceed market requirements by producing only the very best software products: on time and to the most exacting standards.
Our head office is located in Bradford on Avon, England and we have further offices in Plymouth and Derby, England.
We are always happy to hear from people who are customer focused and keen to produce high-end, added value software products.