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Software Project Manager

Ref: 8
Job Type:Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Not Specified
Closing Date:


Job Description


As Project Manager your primary responsibility will be to manage software development for shared common software platforms and embedded programs for multiple projects, developed in multiple locations by multiple teams. The role will include collaboration with other project teams on activity planning, milestone reporting and process review.

You will work with the Program Management, Software, Hardware, System Design, and Functional Safety teams, together with Quality and Product Management departments, to manage the development of software products such that the company’s strategic goals are achieved.

You will lead software delivery teams to achieve project goals, escalating for more senior level support in a timely and appropriate manner. You will collaborate with all project teams to ensure consistent and accurate delivery of software products.

Role Responsibilities:

•Managing the shared software platforms and the executable programs for products under development according to organisations internal and any Customer product development processes.
•Implementing an Agile approach to software development to maximise productivity and quality, and minimize delivery times.
•Create, maintain and execute software development plans. Development plans encompass requirements compliance/traceability, software development, validation and verification, software release planning & hardware/software integration and configuration management.
•Reporting status of software development projects to project teams and leaders.
•Ensuring all software engineers are fully aware of their software development objectives.
•Manage and resolve project risks and issues.
•Ensuring value for money is achieved for the company and their customers
•Ensuring compliance with relevant industry standards, particularly ISO26262 and ASPICE.
•Working to company quality standards

Must have experience and skills in ALL of these areas below:

•Experience in the role of Project Manager or Project Lead in software development projects.
•Experience in Agile software development techniques.
•Experience in managing multiple software projects across diverse teams and locations.
•Experience in communicating with customers, senior management and project teams.

Desirable experience and skills:

•Experience of working with the Automotive SPICE (ASPICE) development framework (or CMMi model) for software development.

Qualifications required:

Qualified to degree level (2:1) in an appropriate engineering discipline such as Computer Science or Systems Engineering, or similar, or in a program/project management related discipline.

Should you welcome registering your interest, please reach out to me via - james.lord@gempartnership.com