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Project Manager

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 22/06/2019

Job Description

Ricardo is a global engineering, strategic and environmental consultancy, founded in 1915 our vision is to maximise efficiency and eliminate waste. With a century of experience delivering excellence and innovation, Ricardo now employs over 2700 engineers, scientists and consultants around the world and it is the passion and expertise of this community, which drives us forward and maintains our position of technical leadership. As a business, we value respect, integrity, innovation and passion and guided by these values we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

As a Project Manager at Ricardo you will be responsible for successfully leading the delivery of complex engineering projects to a diverse list of global customers across a broad range of industries and sectors. You will work with industry recognised experts to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

* Leading complex projects, with full responsibility for delivering on-time, on-budget and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. This will include leading commercial management of projects * Being the senior customer interface for the project, establishing strong and effective customer relationships * Ensuring projects are delivered in adherence with Ricardo’s internal project management processes and procedures, including Ricardo’s Product Development System * Managing and monitoring project scope and leading customer negotiations on changes * Preparation and approval of proposal scope of work, timing plans, risk assessments and budgets; ensuring that proposals can be successfully delivered

* Have experience of leading complex development projects following product development / introduction processes * Have experience of preparing proposals in response to customer requirements. * Be commercially astute with a demonstrable track record of successfully negotiating scope changes with customers * Have proven stakeholder management skills with demonstrable experience of managing challenging commercial customer relationships * Be degree qualified, ideally in an engineering or related discipline; specific knowledge of software and, or, electronics would be advantageous *Eligibility to work in the Czech Republic