R&D Project Manager

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

As a world leader in developing and producing the most advanced engineering technologies, we improve lives and further human achievements worldwide, while also protecting the climate - all thanks to our employees. Working with us, you have the foundation to develop personally and professionally. We give you the chance to do something meaningful that benefits society and human progress. We give you the chance to make a difference.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Research and Development department to drive forward the product development of ground-breaking technology in the rail industry. The PM will be expected to lead cross-functional teams to deliver maximum product value to a range of internal and external customers.

The focus of the role will be on the effective coordination of activities leading to the successful delivery of projects on time and to budget. You will liaise closely with other key roles in the organisation (e.g. programme managers, technical authorities, product line managers, etc.) to ensure the project meets the needs of the business.

What are my responsibilities?

  • The R&D Project Manager manages projects with full responsibility for project results in the context of delivery to cost, quality, schedule and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Creates project schedules and drives R&D projects in cooperation with stakeholders.
  • Executes project within the defined requirements (e.g. regarding targets for project cost, time, quality, functionality and customer satisfaction).
  • Ensures business success and satisfaction of the customer by professional stakeholder management.
  • Ensures timely decisions about open issues, escalating if necessary.
  • Ensures adherence to architecture, design, quality guidelines as well as product security and product safety topics.
  • Manages and ensures compliance to standards, working laws, rules and regulations, intellectual property rights.
  • Performs risk and opportunity management.
  • Performs budget and resource planning as well as generation of project agreement for project.
  • Aligns project targets with R&D strategy (e.g. product portfolio, technology roadmap).
  • Drives a continuous improvement culture including e.g. reuse, cooperation, knowledge management, lessons learned.
  • Ensures appropriate Project documentation.
  • Incorporates customer feedback during project execution

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Expertise as a Project Manager in a product development environment
  • Proven delivery record of multiple projects greater than £1M per year
  • Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Hold relevant Project Management accreditations (APM, PMI, Prince2)
  • Experience with MS Project
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience of working in both Classical and Agile development environments desirable

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.


Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.


What else do I need to know?

The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. #LI-KO #INSMO

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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