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Project Manager

Requisition ID 1636933 Posting Date 01/12/2018 Category Services Location Derby, United Kingdom | United Kingdom Schedule Full-time Employee Status Day Job

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit
These roles require experienced, PMP certified (or candidates who can demonstrate equivalent experience) Project Managers with a proven track record in either Applications or Infrastructure Delivery (preferably both!) and/or Integration projects. Experience of working with DXC and/or Rolls Royce is an advantage. A background in Engineering is also advantageous although not essential. The successful candidates will be working alongside both DXC and Rolls Royce Client.
Job Description:
Resilient, reliable and diplomatic project manager with demonstrable end-to-end delivery capability required to manage IT integration and applications projects. 
The client is the manufacturing division of a global leader in aerospace, marine and energy power solutions. 
Projects range from entire new manufacturing facilities to minor client or network upgrades and everything between these two extremes.  Many projects involve integration with manufacturing shop-floor systems and experience of such an environment would be highly advantageous.
Candidates will have experience of successfully managing the project delivery in a large, matrix organization.  All projects are managed using a structured project management methodology and follow a rigorous, audited and gated life-cycle including full documentation and formal management of risk, issues and changes.
Working under the broad direction of the programme manager, the project manager will have full accountability for his/her own projects.  Assignments will be received in the form of project charters and broad requirements.  Working closely with the client, the project manager will establish and agree plans, milestones, team objectives and assignments and lead projects through to completion. 
Essential Skills:
Experienced project manager required to lead multiple IT applications projects in a busy, client-facing team.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of full project life-cycle from quotation through to implementation, ideally in an industrial manufacturing context.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of full project life-cycle from quotation through to implementation, ideally in an industrial manufacturing context.
Characteristics and Skills Required:
  • First level university degree or seven years experience in project management or similar role.
  • Professional project management training or certification e.g. PMP, APMP, PRINCE or equivalent experience.
  • Willing and able to achieve UK BCSS security clearance.
  • Energetic, highly motivated, self-starter.
  • Copes well with stressful situations and has a positive approach to overcoming obstacles.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, credible in front of senior client executives.
  • Assertive, confident and outgoing personality.
  • Able to lead and motivate teams of high calibre individuals in a matrix organisation.
  • Maintains balance between productivity, cost and quality.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to project financial management.
  • A broad knowledge of IT systems and software, preferably including networks, servers, clients, MES, MOM, PLCs DNC machine tools, ERP, PLM.
  • Experience of managing projects in an industrial manufacturing environment.

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