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Project Manager

Company: Aggreko UK Ltd    Location: Glasgow G31

Project Manager

Reports to:
Russell Craig


Direct reports:

About this job:
The purpose of the role is to define, manage and execute technology projects and the technology elements of business led initiatives across the Aggreko strategic business units and group functions. These projects are the implementation of Aggrekos business strategy. This role will be responsible for the full projects lifecycle from initiation of the project through to the transition to business as usual and benefits realisation.

The role will involve the creation of the project charters with clear articulation of the benefits and outcomes. You will build and lead the project team to deliver across the various streams of the project. Projects may span the technology function, the business units or the group functions.

About Aggreko plc:
Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed. Thats why at Aggreko, we work round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the worlds busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth. Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe.

About us:
Were the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference. We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world. We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team. Were the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do. Its the Aggreko way of working we call it Always Orange. Always Orange means:

Being dynamic : we own the communications plan and we love the difference we make to the business. Were nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world.

Being expert : we know our stuff, were great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions.

Being together : we play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. Were accountable and we hold others to account.

Being innovative : we believe communications can help create Aggrekos future. We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better.

Your key responsibilities:
To ensure projects are clearly defined including business problems and opportunities and that there is strong alignment of business change objectives across the regions and functions

Shaping the definition and charters for projects to meet organisational objectives by identifying and communicating with stakeholders to ensure project alignment with other key business objectives and that project team structures are clearly defined and appropriately resourced.

Own the risk management process and determine the appropriate level of risk management for the phases of the project by using the standard Aggreko project controls.

Project Execution and leadership of the project team, ensuring team members are highly accountable for their streams or work and that dependencies and resource conflicts across the project streams are well managed.

Defining resource dependencies across the ATS teams, business contributors & external partners.

Managing project demands; intercepting issues and implementing countermeasures as required.

Facilitate and schedule all key project gate reviews to ensure that the required level of management control is in place.

Status reporting on progress to plan; key risks and issues to the PMO, Project Team and to Business stakeholders. Presenting information on project outcomes; successes and challenges on a timely basis and shaped to the relevant audience.

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement through structured projects review and working within the project management team to improve processes and quality standards.

Sounds like you? Heres what youll need to demonstrate:
Education / Qualifications

Degree qualified in a relevant field.

Extensive experience in a project management role

APM or Prince 2 certification, foundation (or practitioner desirable).

Lean Six Sigma Certification desirable e.g., Green Belt Black belt

Professional skills / experience

Proven stakeholder management skills

Experience running Agile projects Scrum master

Structured approach to problem solving and improvement planning

Able to work under pressure and to tight timelines

The capability to support the creation of a business case to secure future investment

Experience of delivering technical projects in an enterprise environment blue chip experience a plus

Experience of working on vendors selection for products/platforms

Managing the delivery of applications into an organisation an advantage

Personal skills / Experience

Change orientation describes how an individual identifies the need for improvement and change.

Drive for results a deep seated inner desire to compete against standards of excellence and achieve step changes in business results.

Holding people accountable the ability to give clear and unambiguous direction to individuals and teams about what they need to do in order to meet the organizations objectives.

Building capability - developing individuals and groups in order to increase the capability of the whole organisation.

Compelling Communication recognizing that clear communication is the key to understanding.

Leading others the ability to create a compelling vision of the future and to provide inspiration, clarity and direction.

Customer Insight the ability to understand the markets that customers operate in, to use this to identify underlying needs and then to apply this in a way that gives Aggreko a competitive advantage.

Strategic Thinking - the ability to identify patterns or connections between information and situations that are not obviously related and to identify key or underlying issues in a complex picture

Willingness to undertake international travel

The people youll work with:
Programme Delivery Managers

Business Analysts

ATS organisation

Business Leads