PROJECT MANAGER

At Virtus Motors, the Project Management Team will be responsible for managing the operational aspects of projects from inception through implementation. They will coordinate cross-functional teams and serve as liaison between project management and planning, project teams and line management. Our Teams review status of projects and budgets, manage schedules and prepare status reports. They assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. They also develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

 

No. of positions - 1

 

Work Experience - 5-10 years



What will be my role at Virtus? 
 

  • Manage project scope, schedule, and budget for projects within the assigned business segment

  • Develop & manage projects plans and (as needed) gap closure plans.

  • Follow established Stage Gate processes and assure integrity of project deliverables.

  • Plan & lead Stage Gate reviews to business segment management

  • Utilise enterprise level project systems to manage project plans, data, and actions.

  • Assure projects are completed in accordance with business unit objectives for On-Time Delivery and Quality.

  • Establish and maintain project scope throughout the project lifecycle, including initial setting of scope, and scope change management.

  • Establish and maintain an accurate project schedule using Microsoft project or similar based on commitment from Core team members, customer, and all project stakeholders.

  • Identify necessary project resources. 

  • Conduct status meetings with internal Core Team and external customers.

  • Report out on project status as needed.

  • Track project lessons learned and manage best practices.

  • Proactively identify & resolve risks & issues and establish escalation path on all projects.

  • Manage project communication, risks, and schedules.

  • Conduct project closeout meetings and post launch reviews.

  • Meet all established project deadlines.

  • Clearly communicate roles, expectations, and accountabilities to team members on a regular basis.

  • Be a resource to facilitate the resolution of project issues.

  • Regularly keep management informed of problems, issues, and status of on-going projects.

  • Develop and manage a positive customer relationship.

  • Overseeing/mentoring Core Team members as needed to ensure customers expectations are met or exceeded during project execution activities.

  • Undertake other tasks and duties that are within the capability of the individual

What skills and experience do I require?

  • Automotive Tier 1 project management experience preferred

  • PMP Certified is must

  • 5 years of software or research and development project management experience

  • Strong administrative and organisational skills and the ability to simultaneously manage and coordinate projects in different geographic locations

  • Experience with software engineering process including requirements analysis, development, testing and implementation preferred

  • Expert with multiple project management methodologies including waterfall and agile

  • Expert-level MS Project user

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Innovative, self-starter and entrepreneurial

Competencies

 

  • Action Oriented

  • Adaptability/Flexibility

  • Approachability

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication

  • Composure

  • Leadership

  • Listening Skills

  • Managing for Results

  • Project Management

  • Strategic Agility

Values

  • Integrity

  • Accountability

  • Teamwork

  • Innovation

Role Category:Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance

Role: Project Manager-Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time