Project Manager

Job Description

Siemens Mobility does more than you know. You may associate us with trains or signalling systems. But, the advanced, AI powered transportation and mobility infrastructure we’re developing are actually a driving force for the future of smart cities – and an entirely digitalised world. 

We blended traditional engineering with computer science long ago, and are leading the way in solutions that transform how people move. Green energy and decarbonisation is our goal, as is convenience and connecting with the individual – putting all the information relating to their journey in the palm of their hand.

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join the team in Croydon working predominantly on a large re-signalling scheme. The role will involve delivering Contracts, Tenders or packages of work for Mainline Railway and Mass Transit Customers. This will involve leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects of the Project, in line with the Customers’ expectations, on time and on budget.

What are my responsibilities? 
  • Safe Delivery of the Project with a target of Zero Accidents or Incidents. Driving Siemens safety culture into all activities undertaken on the Project.
  • Delivery of Projects to the ‘as sold’ specification meeting the project objectives within the agreed timescales and budget, with compliance to Siemens Internal PM@Siemens processes
  • Ensuring Delivery is in line with Siemens Management processes.
  • Interface with functional line management to define and mobilise the necessary resources required for the execution of the project.  Thereafter leading and coordinating the activities of the project team
  • Monitor Project progress identifying and mitigating risks and Issues and escalating where appropriate within Siemens Management
  • Monitor and report Project progress and status throughout the Project lifecycle ensuring timely and accurate reports are prepared as required by the Client and Siemens in accordance with the Project Reporting and Review Process. This shall include:
    • Project Planning and Earned Value based progress analysis and reporting
    • Resource Management
    • Risk analysis and management
    • Proactive Issue Management
    • Financial performance
  • Interface with the Sales and Marketing Team and, as required, to deliver Siemens Tenders.  This shall include the development of project specific execution strategies and other deliverables which may form part of a tender submission
  • Collaborate and take the lead in communication between the project team and the client establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship
  • Responsibility for managing the Contractual Scope of Supply throughout the Project Lifecycle through the implementation of the Change Management Process and the approval of any changes to scope, Programme and/or budget

What do I need to qualify for this job? 
  • Experience of managing high value capital investment projects involving a high degree of Client interface (essential)
  • Experience of delivery of projects through the full project life cycle (essential)
  • Preparation of Proposals, Tenders and contract negotiations through to Award (essential)
  • Management of multidisciplinary project teams (essential)
  • Development and implementation of innovative project execution strategies (essential)
  • Management of Project Control function covering Planning, Estimating, Financial Control and commercial management disciplines (essential)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – ability to deliver key messages efficiently and effectively, tailoring the approach to the audience as appropriate, in order to promote action (essential)
  • Proven ability to lead and drive a multi-disciplinary project team, ensuring delivery of all contractual outputs to cost and to plan (essential)
  • Project Management skills – strong understanding of the hard and soft aspects of programme management. Possess high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to build consensus (essential)
  • Commercial awareness and aptitude – able to contribute to commercial and contractual issues, drawing upon past experience with railway / engineering contracts (essential)
  • Exposure to a highly regulated engineering industry, of which some time should have been in a project role
  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline, possibly supported by a second degree in a management discipline
  • APM accredited

About us

We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them!   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

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 you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have 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 recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We 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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