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For over 20 years, the laboratory, has been undertaking innovative research and advanced development in the field of wireless communications. Situated in one of England’s most attractive urban environments, it works closely with numerous partners, including nearby University of Bristol; it files patents, publishes widely in the leading international peer-reviewed journals and conferences and transfers advanced concepts and prototypes to Toshiba’s business units.

The laboratory offers its researchers attractive salaries accompanied by a generous benefit package and excellent working conditions in the delightful setting of Queen Square in the heart of the city of Bristol.

For student researchers, the laboratory offers a number of sponsorship opportunities and industrial supervision of the highest calibre to include a 3 month placement in the laboratory. It has a track record of funding and co-supervising over 90 studentships at leading UK and European Universities such as Bristol, Bath, Oxford, Imperial, Cardiff, UCL, Royal Holloway, Athens and Edinburgh.

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Technical Project Manager (Fixed Term)

TOSHIBA and South Gloucestershire Council

A unique and challenging opportunity for a Technical Project Manager for a government funded technical project to develop a world leading industrial IoT research testbed. Working in collaboration with South Gloucestershire Council and Toshiba Research Europe Limited who is the lead technology partner, managing rolling out a communications and IoT systems for world leading R&D testbed across tech arc in South Gloucestershire. The project will not only develop the infrastructure but also develop a minimum of 5 test use cases covering range of business domains. Project implementation will last for 2 years but we have plans to maintain the testbed operational 5–10 years and to replicate parts of the solution in other regions in the UK and around the world.

Ideal candidate will be an experienced telecoms or IoT solutions project manager with a strong technical background who has delivered smart city, Industrial IoT or similar projects. We are seeking someone with 5–10 years of experience and can lead a wide range of technical projects coming from different business domains and track record of delivering successful projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clear objectives across all projects
  • Co-ordinate development activities with a range of stakeholders e.g. local authorities, government organisations, large corporations, SMEs
  • Manage and deliver infrastructure and use case implementation projects within time, scope and budget
  • Maintaining key relationships with all council and commercial partners
  • Proactively engage with project team members to help identify and clear roadblocks to make sure project is delivered on time within budget
  • Manage and facilitate collaboration among more than one concurrent project involving diverse and complex technical issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop/maintain key relationships during the project
  • Use best practice project management methodologies to manage and complete the project
  • Collaboratively manage project plan and ensure milestones are met
  • Engage with broader marketing activities promoting the testbed and the region to potential users
  • Keep all relevant parties informed throughout the project by notifying stakeholders about changes, new input etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to learn new technical areas and broader interest in various industrial and business domains and converse effectively with customers

Mandatory requirements:

  • Will be an engineering or Computer science graduate with project management experience for 5+ years in a technical environment involving fast-paced delivery cycles
  • Will have Track record in managing large projects involving multiple stakeholders
  • Strong technical background on wireless, IoT and industrial or smart city systems
  • Excellent planning, organising skills with a focus on meeting project deadlines
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills who is capable of working on own initiative
  • Excellent communicator both verbal and written
  • Results driven and committed to high standards of project management

Applications by email to:
recruitment@toshiba-trel.com quoting ref: IWN2019-PM. Requests for further information can also be made via this email address.
Salary £45K to £55K depending on experience. Closing Date for applications: Friday 25 October 2019

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