Innovate UK Project Manager

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £42.56PH Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39297
Published: 22 days ago
Duration: 4.5 Months
Expiry date: 12 Dec 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • This role will be lead Project Manager for up to 2 x InnovateUK projects as follows;

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate inputs/deliverables from internal functions and external suppliers/partners

  • Coordinate with project manager for the consortia on documentation, inputs, aligned output and ways of working

  • Maintain project progress view

  • Manage timelines and progress on a daily basis for all JLR deliverable items

  • Liaise and manage external stakeholders and ensure alignment between dependencies and deliverables, facilitating resolution of incompatibilities and timing risk

  • Facilitate project cadence and governance i.e problem resolution, Agile workflow, Deliverable Gateway report-out and Senior stakeholder reviews Scope and change management responsibilities

  • Manage risk register and KPIs

  • Ensure adherence to JLR specific systems and tools (i.e RADS) in order to recoup against Government funding Sync with the CR and D team (handling the claims) to make sure evidence of deliverables and of spend or hours worked is aligned

  • Support technical PM in the monthly reviews

  Skills Required:

  • Knowledge/experience of Technical Project Management

  • Knowledge/experience of Risk Management Internal and External supplier co-ordination or x functional project management

  Experience Required:

  • Previous Technical Project Management experience inc Project management of complex engineering test activities Internal and External supplier co-ordination and management

  • Risk management Finance and budget control Timing, cadence and governance management

  • Project documentation and reporting Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel

  Experience Preferred:

  • Knowledge or Experience of AGILE working principles

  • Knowledge or understanding of Home Energy Management or Vehicle to Grid principles

  • Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering and cross functional experience

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred