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Project Manager

Ref no. BHN554623
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Project Manager
Renewable Energy / Technology
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Central Belt
Hybrid Working
Permanent Position
£60,000 - £70,000

Key skills required for this role

Electrical, Electronic, R&D, Controls and Automation, Smart Grid


Electrical, Electronic, R&D, Controls and Automation, Smart Grid

Job description

Project Manager
Renewable Energy / Technology
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Central Belt
Hybrid Working
Permanent Position
£60,000 - £70,000

Company Profile
We are on a mission to revolutionize the energy industry and create a more equal, sustainable, and fair energy future for everyone. We were created to deliver a disruptive grid edge digital platform that allows all forms of distributed generation and load to make a dynamic contribution in the relevant power markets, providing flexibility, resilience and system stability at
the lowest possible price.
We are focused on accelerating the energy transition through a series of novel technologies. Our Smart Transformer, incorporates advanced monitoring control and autonomy concepts using a combination of electromagnetic design, power electronics and advanced data processing. The Smart Transformer enables distribution networks to affordably manage power flow in order to maximise the penetration of distributed renewable energy, electric vehicles and increase network capacity.

We are looking for a highly organised project manager with robust experience in the engineering/technology sector. Working with teams in Edinburgh and Czech Republic, you will be responsible for managing and tracking progress as we develop and release products to support our mission within the energy sector.
The candidate should have a proven track record of managing technical projects through all stages - from analysis, design, planning and development, through to manufacturing and delivery.
The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered successfully and on time, by keeping track of progress, resource utilisation, costs, risks and timescales.
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the role will interface with a team of specialists in different disciplines (including engineering, data science, control systems), and external suppliers.
The successful candidate will ideally have a degree in a relevant engineering discipline and have at least 3-5 years of experience of managing full lifecycle projects

Key Responsibilities
*Define and author project process documentation and continue to enhance projec administrative frameworks supporting the project management office(PMO).
*Simultaneously manage the delivery of both software, utilising agile management, and hardware delivery, by waterfall management, within the same project.
*Support a transition to agile by authoring process framework, by training team member and by supporting PMO.
*Create project charters and be able to explain the project business case and its relevance to sponsors and stakeholders.
*Create and maintain project plans and schedules showing clear task interdependencies and the critical path.
*Lead and motivate the project team and supply chain to deliver projects on time and budget.
*Ensure that project task milestones and goals are clearly defined for the entire team including the context and impact of individual tasks.
*Accountable for all aspects of delivery including: scope, risks, cost and timeline
*Manage the customer relationship during development and delivery.
*Work closely with suppliers to ensure schedules and key milestones are clearly defined to enable close tracking and monitoring of progress
*Facilitate and encourage open communications across different disciplines.
*Timely and accurate reporting of risks to management to allow effective management decision making.
*Track time spent and project costs against budget for each project.
*Organise testing, commissioning and validation of equipment, quality assurance, environmental, health and safety factors in line with the project charter and plan.
*Manage all project communications to the team and upper management to ensure full alignment across the organisation

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
*Robust project management experience in an engineering/technology-focused environment.
*Experience in dynamic R&D type projects which have vague or changing requirements.
*Experience of supplier/vendor management.
*Experience of managing project supply chain
*Robust organisational skills and multi-tasking, with excellent attention to detail.
*Fluent in the use of Microsoft Project or similar planning software.
*Experience in project financial tracking and budget control.
*Experience of leading geographically remote and culturally diverse teams with the confidence to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required.
*Able to think strategically and use knowledge and experience to generate new opportunities and future challenges.
*Knowledge and experience in delivering projects against project management methodologies and tools (e.g. Agile, Waterfall) are highly desirable.
*Experience of working in a dynamic, fast moving start-up type environment would be a benefit.
*PMP / PRINCE II certification would be an advantage.

* 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
* Pension scheme
* Private healthcare cover
* Annual discretionary (performance based) bonus scheme
* One off home office equipment payment
* Health and wellbeing payment scheme
* Referral bonus scheme

For more information please contact Kieran Duggan at Matchtech Recruitment on 01489 898162 or apply now to submit your CV

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