Project Manager -Engineering /Quality Improvements

Posted 10 October by Guidant Global
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Want to work for a fast-growing global MSP and RPO committed to creating a more inclusive world of work? A workforce solutions provider which supplies and manages talent for some of the world's biggest and most recognisable brands? A business that is built on trust in its people and where over 80% of those people enjoy flexible working?

At Guidant Global, we're on a mission to change our industry for the better. We believe that our people are our biggest asset and strategic advantage. We are real people, recruiting real people. That's why we encourage our people to bring their authentic selves to work, so they can feel their best in and out of the office every day. At Guidant Global, we're people-centric to our core.

If you're looking for a career with purpose, autonomy and progression, join us on our journey. Together, we can show the world #ABetterWay.

We're looking for a Technical Project Manager to be based from home with travel to client sites on an initial 6 month contract basis.

This specialist project role will include:

Driving the one of our major client Supplier Quality Improvement Initiatives across functional work streams, including statement of work within engineering, contingent labour and critical emerging work streams as required.

Some of your day to day responsibilities will be to:

  • Deliver functional structural changes to existing processes within the highly established Managed Service Programme (MSP).
  • Work with SMEs to understand existing processes within the MSP and agree practical changes as required during the SQIP process.
  • Design, create and deliver engineering processes and improvements covering areas such as, but not limited to, Risk Management, Acceptance Criteria Processes and None Conformance Management.
  • Establish a steering group
  • Analyse the 'As Is' processes as they apply to the MSP and emerging engineering work streams.
  • Create an 'ideas of improvement' axis which will feedback into the 'To Be' process.
  • Create, develop and implement the 'To Be' solutions and define an accompanying action plan. Ensure all SMEs have signed off on all changes and that any associated risks are shared.
  • Within the 'To Be' process for the engineering processes, define the Organisational Breakdown Structure' (OBS) and make recommendations.
  • Attend SQIP progress review meetings which may be held at UK or European location.

What we're looking for:

  • An experienced Project Manager with knowledge and experience gained within a large engineering environment; ideally with defence, aerospace or similar as well as experience developing engineering processes from scratch; including writing procedures and quality management systems/standards. You will possess developed communication, influencing and relationship management skills as well as being able to plan, lead and implement projects.

Why should you join #TeamGuidant

  • You'll be joining a hugely welcoming and supportive team.
  • We encourage our people to work in ways that truly suit them to enable them to be happy both inside and outside of work - over 80% of our people work flexibly.
  • You can advance your career working with big-name clients, collaborating with senior stakeholders, with clearly defined career paths.
  • We are an Investor in People Platinum employer, a Disability Confident Leader, and a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for.
  • We operate a dress for your day policy
  • We are a Glassdoor open company with one of the highest ratings (4.8)
  • We offer an enhanced maternity and paternity package.
  • Everyone at Guidant Global gets a flexible benefits package - including a buy/sell holiday scheme and a paid birthday day off.
  • You'll also have access to our employee assistance help-line and life assurance scheme.
  • We're an ambitious, vibrant company who want to challenge our industry with inventive, creative approaches. We want you to be part of our exciting growth plans.

We are disability confident

You are guaranteed an interview if you can demonstrate that you can meet the role requirements above and have a disability or long-term health condition - just tell us when applying for the role.

We also recognise the value people with previous convictions can bring to society and are proud to be a "Ban the Box" employer. Guidant Global recognise that the best talent can't always do a Monday to Friday 9-5 role. Just let us know what suits you and we will try our hardest to flex the role to suit you. We want the best people not the ones that work the longest hours.

Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

A better way - Be the change

Our ambition is to change the quick-fix, profit first, impersonal approach that prevails in the recruitment industry, because we know there is a better way. We stand for a collaborative, people-centric approach that builds true partnerships based on trust. Our people take bold action; supporting and challenging each other to be a positive and powerful influence in the world of work. Join #TeamGuidant - Be the change.

Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

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