Location
Basildon
Position
Analyst
Vacancy Type
Contract
F56084

Job Description

Job Title: Program Management Analyst 

Location: Basildon Essex / Hybrid (Typical onsite Tuesday / Thursday)

Rate: £29.52ph increasing to £35.65ph after 13 weeks per hour umbrella co basis inside IR35

Employment Type: Contract (7 months)

Hours: Standard 37.5 Hours Per Week

Reference: F56084

Job Description:

Provide program management leadership across functions to execute timely development and launch of Special Vehicle Options to Commercial Vehicles. Guide the Special Vehicles Team through the enquiry (Equivalent to GPDS) and business processes to deliver to options to plan. Build operational excellence and program management capabilities across the Special Vehicle Team to deliver the best solutions to our customers in a flexible and agile manner. Support cross-functional development of project timing, deliverables, budget and product definition. Monitor execution to plan using Data and Tools to identify and then support risk/issue management throughout the program cycle from inception to manufacturing launch. Facilitate the cross functional business issue investigation, containment, root cause evaluation and prevent recurrence in the delivery of Special Vehicle Options. Provide a central point of communication across all functions for the Special Vehicles Team. Lead the change management processes that controls product definition and engineering change management.

Skills Required:
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good personal organisation and ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Experienced in MS Project.
  • Ability to command meetings with leadership across the team whilst maintaining focus on results and next steps.
  • Ability to challenge the norms and drive the business forwards to meet objectives.
  • Process-oriented mindset with emphasis on implementation.
  • A self-starter with the ability to take responsibility for key assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Highly numerical with strong analytical skills.
  • Experienced and competent with MS Excel in managing large documents/datasets with complex formula and VBA.
  • Business Acumen and the ability to manage costs and risks.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Critical thinking whilst staying objective.
  • Focus on Quality.
Skills Preferred:
  • Flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to collaboratively work in a diverse, cross-functional, European environment.
  • Agile project management.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing best practices [incl. Six Sigma, Kaizen etc.]
Experience Required:
  • Extensive experience of working in an Automotive / Operations environment with experience of setting up and tracking realistic schedules.
  • Tracking of operating metrics and KPIs.
  • Use of Agile Methodologies to accelerate program delivery.
Experience Preferred:
  • Experience of the commercial vehicle conversion market and international automotive industry.
  • Previous Program Management Experience or Functional Integration.
  • Knowledge of our client's structure and processes, with experience in PDL, Product Development, Manufacturing and/or Program Management.
  • A good understanding of GPDS tools and processes.
  • Experience of building out and optimisation of new processes.
Education Required:
  • University degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business or Data.
Education Preferred:
  • Higher degree.
Additional Information:

Hybrid - Typical onsite Tuesday / Thursday.

This role is INSIDE IR35

 
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Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
       
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