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Software Engineering Project Team Leader

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/5/2017 9:56:49 AM
  • 2899394
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Stafford


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Role Summary:
The Software Delivery Manager demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. This role is the key role for managing the delivery of all our customer projects within HVDC.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and technical direction to a to meet specific objectives
• Establish the technical requirements, objectives, timing, budget control, resources and assuring conformance to standards and specifications
• Manage the team, provide technical guidance and mentoring as necessary
• Execute plans to achieve goals, effectively communicating results to the customer and document .

In addition, you will be require to:
• Lead and develop the next stage of Agile work flow
• Ensure processes and methodology is upkept and continuously improved
• Act as a release manager for all delivery projects to ensure consistency and quality

Leadership
• Lead and manage the team ensuring performance standards, annual objectives, policies and procedures are met
• Ensure the team has the right level of know-how and competency to perform their responsibilities through coaching and mentoring
• Regularly manage and review performance of employees according to the GE Performance review process



Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Experience in leading a team and extensive experience as a project management is essential for this role

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role.  Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link  below  for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf



Desired Characteristics:
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
• Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
• Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
• Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
• Effective problem identification and solution skills.
• Proven analytical and organizational ability


Locations: United Kingdom; Stafford
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