Project Manager

Posted 9 March by Aldena Associates Ltd

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Welwyn Garden City

Reports to: Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) / Director of Product Development

Travel: 10%

Job Purpose

Under the leadership of the Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) & Director of Product Development you will manage assigned New Product Development projects from inception through to launch.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager (Smart Connected Home) in delivery of projects from product brief to launch.
  • Management of the NPD workflow for assigned projects using Jira, Confluence, Aha, the in-house Product Database (or other tools as applicable).
  • Data: Maintains the product database for assigned projects to ensure that the data is correct and that documentation is stored correctly.
  • Management of samples. This will involve ordering and tracking of each product sample through the NPD process.
  • Ensure that the New Product Development and Product Marketing teams have complete visibility of each project. Report any potential delay and financial implications that will affect the project delivery.
  • Reporting: Ensure that Senior Management has accurate and complete visibility for each project.
  • Assist with Product Training to staff and end customers.
  • Management of changes and modifications to existing portfolio products

Qualifications and Experience

  • Appropriate market experience in a business similar to that of us i.e. lighting or electrical products.
  • A tertiary qualification in Project Management (Prince2, Agile, Scrum etc.) Lighting, Engineering, Product Design, or a similar discipline is required for new appointees.
    Candidates will possess a technical knowledge of Project Management in a new product development environment.
  • Ability to manage multi projects and to work to deadlines. Must have strong analytical skills and have excellent communication capabilities in written and verbal English.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a hand’s on approach.

Required skills

  • Confluence
  • JIRA

Application questions

have you worked within the lighting or electrical products industry?
do you have project management qualification?

Reference: 34654369

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