International Engineering Project ManagerCompetitive Salary plus pension, training & developmentPlus international uplift, travel etcHertfordshire / GlobalVacancy descriptionMy client is a world leading innovator in online shopping with a pioneering business model in which they are planning expansion into the global market. Developing their own technology and new customer propositions, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships, there has never been a better time to join them. The expansion into the international market will push them to be even better as they demonstrate what they can do on a global scale.I am looking to recruit an experienced Engineering Project Manager with to join the automation engineering team. You will project manage the technical realisation of our automation solutions overseas. Managing resources and deliverables from multiple teams across engineering.This is a global role from a UK base and will involve a considerable amount of time overseas. Role & ResponsibilitiesAutomation engineering lead on overseas projectsClose working with internal stakeholders (e.g. Engineering Operations, Business Project Managers, Engineering Supply Chain) and external stakeholders to ensure a successful delivery of project and handover to Go-Live.Communication across teams and to project stakeholders ensuring expectations are managed.Coordination and management of locally contracted MHE and Enabling works suppliersEnsuring programmes stay on plan, budget and meet specificationIdentify and coordinate applicable engineering change requestsLeadership & management of a group of Engineering Project Managers, Project Engineers and others as appropriateMaintain the companies engineering standardsResponsible for many commercial aspects of the project; including formulation of the capital budget; negotiation on costs; contractual arrangements, management of variations, working closely with procurement, finance and admin colleagues.Risk identification and mitigation, anticipating engineering challengesTake ownership of engineering problems, seeing them through to resolutionWorking with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmesWhat am I looking for?A “can do” and “in this together” attitude and approach to workAble to draw on a range of project management skills, tools and approachesBe able to perform unsupervised on your own initiative and as part of a team, typically with geographical isolation from other engineering colleaguesComfortable and experienced in a dynamic, fast paced environment, FMCG / ManufacturingManaged large teamsCommercially aware and consider commercial impacts on decisions and proposalsPreviously managed large budgets in excess of £5mCommunication of complex technical information in a variety of forms to both technical and non-technical audiencesCustomer focussedDemonstrable competence in effective management and leadership of a team, experience of delivering through peopleEngineering qualification, to at least HND or Degree level Excellent technical competence and understanding relating to both automation and general engineeringExperienced in international workingPersuasive and influential, able to get results from matrix resourcesProficient with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and ideally MS ProjectThis is an international role and as such extensive travel and time oversees is to be expected, of course you will need to be able to travel freely throughout the world.Application ProcessIf you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV. We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.
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