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Location: Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0009280
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2022
Segment: IT
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
Remote: No

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Role Overview

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:

  • Team management

  • Conflict management

  • Leadership

  • Procurement

  • Contract management

  • Requirements management

  • Solutions development

  • Schedule management

  • Resource management

  • Budgeting and cost control

  • Risk, opportunity and issue management

  • Quality management

  • Consolidated planning

  • Stakeholder and communications management

  • Change control

  • 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.

Benefits Package

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

  • Gym Membership

  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

  • Health screening

Company Overview

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.

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