Automotive Project Manager

Arcola Energy

  • Full Time

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The selected candidate will be part of Arcola’s PMO team, leading internal project teams and engaging strongly with external partners & customers in ensuring successful development and delivery of projects.

Principal Accountabilities and Tasks:

● Lead multi-disciplined teams to execute projects in accordance with quality, schedule and cost commitments.

● Ensure projects are managed utilising the Project Management competences of scope, time, cost, quality, risk, resource planning and communications.

● Engage teams to succeed by showing clear ownership and driving accountability of tasks.

● Identify constraints, proposing and implementing necessary project changes based on priorities and critical path deliverables.

● Support development of both commercial & funded project proposals/applications.

● Comply to company policies and procedures, including safety requirements

● Work within Arcola’s ‘Project Model’ framework and ISO 9001 standards.

● Assist as needed in reviews and updates of project/programme management procedures to ensure compliance and maintain best practise.

● Communicate with stakeholders, partners & customers remotely and face-to-face, during project development and execution phases.

● Maintain communication with leadership team, ensuring awareness of potential roadblocks, risks or challenges and proposing solutions.

● Track, monitor and report project performance using project management tools.

● Create and deliver project presentations for both internal and external teams as well as summary documents for leadership reviews.

● Attend customer conferences, meetings and events as required.


· Degree qualified or demonstrable equivalent experience.

· Experience of working in an (ideally automotive) engineering/design & manufacturing environment.

· Experience of leading projects throughout the product lifecycle.

· A good understanding of business processes, methods and quality assurance systems.

· Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

· A high level of interpersonal skills and can work effectively with others.

· Be self-motivated and results focused.

· Advanced MS office skills.

· Preferably have experience of using Google Apps work tools.

· Preferably have an interest in renewable energy, sustainability and making the world a better place.

· Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally.

Terms and Conditions

Salary: £35-40k dependent on experience.

Hours: 40 hrs/week. 9.30am-6pm Monday to Friday with half-hour lunch break.

Occasional evening and weekend working (TOIL system in operation).

Holidays: 28 days annual leave, including public holidays.

Probation period: 3 months.

Access: Arcola Energy is wheelchair accessible throughout.

Benefits: Free tickets to Arcola Theatre shows (subject to availability).

Arcola staff discount on food and drink in café/bar.