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4 months ago
Carbon60
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Newport
Job type: Contract
Contact: Jordan Norchi
Sector: PMO
Category: Aerodynamics Engineer Jobs

Project Engineering Manager (Technical Manager)

Newport, South Wales

6 months initial - Extensions possible and likely

37 hours per week (Basic) Adhoc overtime may be required

The Project Engineering Manager (Technical Manager) role is defined in the context of a System or Sub-System. Namely, the items described below are applicable to that entity for which the Engineering Manager is responsible.

The Technical Manager shall identify, plan, communicate and ensure that the engineering team execute the following items to ensure the delivery of the engineering element of a project:

  • Planning and execute the engineering activities. These shall be agreed with the Project manager as part of the overall project plan; this will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

-Defining the scope of the engineering effort

-Estimating effort & cost,

-Identifying statements of work

-Identifying key external dependencies and deliveries (including but not limited to project milestones)

-Production of a SEMP or equivalent plan into the overall project

  • Technical work package management

  • Conducting effective technical reviews including:

-Defining entry and exit criteria,

-Defining their applicability (to systems or sub-systems)

-Appointment of chairperson (Customer or internal) of each review

-Conduct of quality peer reviews in line with the peer review process

  • Define and communicate the Engineering Organisation, including:

-Roles and authorities (including those applicable to those supplied by third parties)

-The Breakdown of system engineering tasks (WBS) based on the evolving system architecture

-Responsibilities for tasks

-Identifying Skills required

  • People Management; the Engineering Manager shall:

-Identify skill gaps and training needs

-Ensure that low performers are identified and management action undertaken to improve the performance

  • Control engineering activities by applying necessary corrective actions in a timely fashion

  • Identify and take those metrics that will be generated, validated and analysed:

-Define appropriate engineering performance measures (metrics) and sets threshold limits for expected values

-Analyse these measures to assist with defining corrective actions and tracking to closure when actual values deviate from those expected

-Use historic, quantitative data from past projects to predict current project performance

  • Manage the interactions within a systems engineering lifecycle:

-Configuration Management

-Interface Management

-Dealing with change requests that effect interfaces or system performance

-Task tracking and progress monitoring

-Design review strategy (when to hold reviews and maturity of artifacts)

-Documentation of the complete lifecycle.

-Ensuring quality of engineering work products

Rate: £450+ pd - Negotiable

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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