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Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team

Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is the works team of Mercedes-Benz, competing at the pinnacle of motorsport – the FIA Formula One™ World Championship. Formula One is like nothing else in the sporting sphere.

Posted
16 May 2024
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
31 May 2024

Project Manager

Brackley, UK

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and Grand Prix winner George Russell.

Whether working in our Operations, Finance, Technical, Race or Business Support functions, we are all in and aspire to build the greatest team in the history of our sport.

Every individual plays their part. No stone is left unturned in the chase for every tenth of a second. The history of our sport is long and rich, and we are continuing our journey with renewed effort year on year. Record books remember the names of a few, but history is written by the many.

About The Role:

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Project Manager to join the IT team at a time of transformational change. Primarily focusing on all aspects of our IT Programme, the Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and smooth operation of various digital projects, ensuring that they’re delivered on-time and within budget whilst objectives are met.

A tech-savvy professional with an in-depth understanding of how technology can help us achieve our business goals, the successful candidate will be methodical and have excellent time management and digital communication skills.

As our Project Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the stakeholders and target users’ communities to capture projects’.

  • key objectives, success criteria and KPIs.

  • Facilitate minimal thus efficient business resources involvement into the different gathering and validation activities.

  • Ensure appropriate activity and resource planning of all internal and external contributors against set milestones and deadlines.

  • Organise and motivate the project team.

  • Ensure or orchestrate the cost estimation activities and manage the budget.

  • Implement adequate measurement of the customer satisfaction.

  • Analyse and manage project risks and corresponding mitigation plans.

  • Monitor the project(s) progress and report about it on a weekly basis.

  • Help continuously improve all stages of our Service Portfolio Management process.

  • Support other project leaders in adopting and exploiting our PM framework.

To be successful you will have:

Technical Skills:

  • Experience of delivering medium to large projects at an enterprise level.

  • Experience of managing projects in a complex engineering-led environment.

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to motivate people and develop a genuine team spirit.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience working in a comparable role in an enterprise environment.

  • Strong leadership with ability to foster a true team spirit.

  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills at senior manager level.

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high frequency change environment.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Calm under pressure and happy to meet challenging deadlines.

  • Organised, flexible, proactive and results-oriented.

  • Excellent stakeholder management.

  • Advanced time management, numeracy, and analytical skills.

  • Hands-on experience with project management and collaboration tools.

Benefits:

Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.

Why us:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack. We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find working with us rewarding and enriching.

Your application:

We will ask you to complete a questionnaire as well as submitting a cover letter and CV. Please note if you would like to include a cover letter please upload it with your CV as one PDF document.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Strategy & Project Management
Sport
Motorsport

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