Project Manager (French Speaking)

England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
£40000 - £45000 per annum + £4,000 Car Allowance + Medical + Pension
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Simon Grant
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Project Manager (French Speaking)
Location: Portsmouth

The Project manager is the person accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives with appropriate quality. Key PM's responsibilities are managing the triple constraint for projects, which are cost, time and scope. This individual need not necessarily participate directly in the activities that produce the end result, but strive to maintain the progress and mutual interaction and tasks of various parties in such a way that reduces the risk of overall failure, maximises benefits, and restricts costs.


*Work according to the Commercial Project Management process, using appropriate tools.
*Assist the Sales Manager in the preparation of a competent project offer, specifically focusing on the technical solution, scope of supply, necessary resources for project deployment, schedule, risks and cost
*Ensure all areas of project management activities from the beginning to the end of the project, which includes:
oProject components integrity management
oProcurement and contractors management, activity coordination with operational and logistic departments
oProject scope of supply planning, verification (FAT, SAT, etc.) and delivery
oProject schedule planning and control
oProject costing budget planning and control; cooperation with financial department
oQuality assurance during the project, cooperation with quality department
oProject HR planning and management in cooperation with resource's line managers; coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
oProject communication management including the delivery of project expectations, tasks, needs and progress reports to project team and the defined stakeholders in timely and clear fashion
oProject risk planning, assessment and control, pre-emptive and corrective actions to mitigate or minimize potential risks impact
*Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
*Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
*Proactively manage changes in project scope, schedule and cost, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. Escalate changes which affect project cost or payment milestones to Project Sponsor, plan countermeasures
*Close project, conduct project evaluation, identify and report most successful and unsuccessful project elements for knowledge base
*Follow Quality Management system requirements
*Adhere to internal company and functional policies and procedures. The responsibilities listed are illustrative and not exhaustive, and management may designate further reasonable tasks where needed.


*Higher technical education; BSc (Hons) or above
*PMI certificate is desirable


*Project Manager - at least 2 years of project management in system integration.
*Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools
*Maritime experience is desirable
*Experience in the African market is desirable


*Project Management. Ability to bring projects to successful completion
*Fluent English and strong/fluent French or German languages
*Working knowledge of MS Office (essential), ERP & CRM applications (desirable)
*Ability and willingness to travel (national and internationally), potentially on a frequent basis
*Ability to defuse tension among project team
*Reaction to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently. Strong written and oral communication skills
*Ability to learn: understands and applies new technologies
*Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
*Communicative, Pragmatic, Goal & Target orientated, High Integrity, Analytic, Customer Focused, Structured