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REQ ID: 49762
JOB TITLE: IT Project Manager
SALARY: £48,000 - £52,000
POSTING END DATE: 28-10-20
LOCATION: Birmingham

 

Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

This role will be expected to work across several different projects simultaneously, managing time effectively, prioritising tasks accordingly in support of vehicle programmes at JLR and support the appropriate Portfolio Managers as required.

 

The IT Projects Manager will be an integral member of the IT Project Delivery (PD) Organisation within the Global Manufacturing & Supply chain (GM&SC IT) team.

The successful candidate will be an experienced IT Project Manager who will be required to manage existing and new project teams and deliver approved projects.

 

You’ll work alongside the functions Product Managers to carryout application analysis, problem identification and resolution, coach and mentor project teams in the capability and deployment approach for Plant Floor and Supply Chain applications within the JLR manufacturing environment.

 

As the Project Manager you’ll also be required to -

 

  • Lead on multiple projects, ensuring project delivery to required timescale, quality and cost.
  • Plan and design projects to ensure successful governance and project delivery
  • Proactively monitor projects health through the resolution of risks and issues and initiate corrective action where required
  • Partner with relevant manufacturing and logistics process owners, and Business engagement leads, to ensure that all project deliverables are met.
  • Manage the projects budget by monitoring and reporting costs against scope and forecast spend
  • Management and application of required Governance including milestone reporting, project status reporting, financial reporting and risk and issue management

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

As the IT Project manager you’ll need the following skills and experience.

 

  • Previous experience of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects, including risks management / dependency management.
  • Credibility within the projects environment and ability to influence others.
  • Project delivery experience for complete lifecycle of the project is essential.
  • Good knowledge and previous experience of budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Strong analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and proven ability to put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base.
  • Ability to manage significant risks and issues.
  • Proven supplier management experience.

 

 

SO WHY US?

 

Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

 

JLR considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, JLR will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

 

 

 

 

 

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