Senior Project Manager

Job Description

Senior Project Manager- Manchester

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens

We are a collection of over 372,000 minds building the future, one day at a time. Together, we create technologies that take society further.

Within our Automation Engineering (AE) Solutions business located in Manchester, we are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Project Manager, with an automation project background, particularly in the Chemical and Petrochemical sectors.
The ideal candidate will have experience and working knowledge of the process industries mentioned above, and will have a good understanding of DCS, PLC, SCADA, F&G, ESD and Process Safety systems. Knowledge of MES is also desirable.
They shall possess a recognised Project Management qualification (APMP, Prince2, PMI) and be able to demonstrate an understanding of different Forms of Contract. Full financial responsibility, schedule control and a good working knowledge of Claim and Risk Management techniques is essential.

The role will report to the Business Manager, Russell Crane and will also involve the promotion of Siemens capabilities for projects, systems solutions and services, including the Siemens product range to new and existing customers.

Key areas of responsibility will be

•To serve as primary point of contact for the customer and senior management.
•To control the project team and ensure project is delivered to time, cost and quality.
•To control external sub-contractors and contracts.
•To produce monthly updates on Forecast costs for all projects/contracts under your control. This will involve the use of our SAP business system. Role appropriate Training will be provided to the successful candidate.
•To create, issue and update all forms required by our Quality and Project Management Processes.
•To produce a project plan (on MS Project / Primavera) and maintain it during the lifecycle of the project.
•To ensure customer satisfaction within the constraints of the project/contract and progress Customer Transactional Surveys.
- Monitor progress, costs and internal / external changes to minimise delays and overspends.
•To identify variations and negotiate additions to contract; including cost neutral payment terms.
•To identify potential problems with technical and commercial compliance.
•To comply with all of Siemens Quality Management and Project Procedures as well as full compliance with Health & Safety Reguations and Policies.
•To promptly raise invoice requests associated with contracts under your control.
•To assist with prompt payment of invoices, particularly where a technical issue is the cause of non payment.
•To assist other departments in the preparation of quotes, specifications, presentations and general duties.


This is a demanding and challenging opportunity that requires candidates to have a good understanding of systems integration, process automation and process safety, as well as experience of commercial management. 

We are looking for highly motivated and disciplined individuals who can work well on their own initiative, as well as communicate their resource requirments with other members of the company.

Suitable candidates will:

•Have a wealth of experience in a Project Management.
•Be educated to Degree//HNC level or equivalent.
•Have experience in the process and manufacturing industry.
•Have experience of generating and executing against a project plan and associated resource levelling.
•Demonstrate an aptitude for working as part of a team.
•Display an attention to detail.
•Be compliant with Siemens PM Processes and undergo PM training programmes and assessments.
•Be computer literate and have experience with MSProject, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages (experience of the SAP would be advantageous).
•Excellent presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels are essential.
•Be flexible to travel.

Our Digital Industries division measurably increases our industrial customers’ productivity and improve their time-to-market - with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. Siemens will support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Siemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalization. In close cooperation with our partners and customers, we are the driving force for the digital transformation in the discrete and process industries.
We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.
If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognize that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

Job ID: 109633

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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