Contract REF: #BBBH8815

Software Project Manager

£50-£60 per hourWinnersh


Murray McIntosh are searching for a Software Project Manager as detailed below:

The right candidate will have the opportunity to take ownership of the software team. You will need to understand the technical scope and requirements of the project as well as managing, motivating and implementing improvements to drive efficiency and schedule adherence.


  • Overall software technical engineering team leadership
  • Own, allocate and manage workload for the software engineering team
  • Full responsibility for project software schedule adherence, reporting any delays or differences to project planners
  • Working closely with and supporting the Project Manager in all aspects of software technical delivery and scope management
  • Hold frequent progress reporting sessions to the project planner maintaining an accurate live schedule status
  • High focus on software schedule adherence, mitigation of delays and reporting.
  • Providing mentorship & health and safety leadership by example
  • Central involvement in projects hand-over process
  • Central involvement in 1st Engineering review
  • Ensure compliance with project processes and procedures
  • Assist PM in development of project Gantt chart
  • Liaise with project hardware & commissioning teams
  • Ongoing development & updating of detailed task & procurement lists
  • Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams
  • Manage site surveys as required


  • Hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems
  • A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions
  • Siemens WinCC / TIA Portal
  • Working knowledge of NEC contracts, including change process, GCs, EWN, TQ's, CE's etc (desirable)
  • Working knowledge of CEMAR System (desirable)
  • Lead outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
  • Develop FDS - with the project team as necessary
  • Develop DDS - with the project team as necessary
  • Develop Test Specification & design testing methodology with the team
  • Develop or manage development of project modules. (Modules as identified in the design - PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
  • Undertake & record ongoing Engineering Reviews throughout the project
  • Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
  • Develop O & M documentation - with input from project team as necessary
  • Lead or manage full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation
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Chris Nelson

Principal Consultant - Engineering