Project Manager - Automotive

Sector: Automotive
Region: North West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 13/03/2018
End Date: 12/04/2018

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Project Manager - Automotive
Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcometo Bosch.
Bosch Automotive Aftermarket is responsible for the worldwide aftermarket business as well as OEM business/services. In more than 140 countries we offer spare parts, technical information and training as well as diagnostic hardware, software and services, all used in the analysis, upkeep and repair of vehicles. We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our Vehicle Testing and Configuration product area.
The role of Project Manager focuses upon the project management of Vehicle Configuration and Test System (VCATS) projects in relation to two of our key customers on a global basis. This project encompasses the following elements: Enterprise solutions, Vehicle test and configuration, Interfaces with plant systems, Hardware and software, and Custom engineering solutions with services and support
As a Project Manager, you will contribute to something big by:
* To take ownership for overall project management of projects from bidding, through to delivery -day-to-day management of projects and acceptance
* You will ensure projects are delivered on time and in budget; with regular progress updates, and project documentation and plans regularly updated to reflect any changes
* Ability to anticipate and react accordingly to deviations from original project plans
* To work closely with relevant internal and external stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s)
* To provide appropriate support to internal teams in relation to Software and Service Delivery
* To work with developers and designers to define and document questions, liaise with business via email/phone to get new requirements and explain feasibility
* To develop internal processes for the purpose of continuous improvement
* Responsibility for cost and revenue reporting to the VCATS Engineering Manager - ensuring financial objectives are met by forecasting requirements; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions

What distinguishes you as our ideal Project Manager:
* Previous experience within a Project Management role within an technical / manufacturing background is essential
* Experience of finance reporting; working knowledge of cost accounting, and revenue recognition
* Experience of managing IT projects is desirable
* Automotive industry experience is desirable
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, with excellent networking and relationship skills
* Act as a brand ambassador for Bosch
* Experience of managing overseas projects is highly desirable
* Commercially astute, with understanding of contracts and negotiation

* Proficiency in Microsoft packages is essential - ie. Microsoft Project, Microsoft excel

Normal office working conditions apply. Travel is infrequent, but when necessary will include travel to international destinations.
If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Project Manager, we want to hear from you.
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The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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