• Project Manager

    Location : Country (Full Name) United Kingdom
    Location : City
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    Who We Are


    cap hpi provides decision support data and software solutions spanning vehicle valuation (new, used and future), validation, collision, mechanical repair, and total cost of ownership. We help our customers to make smarter automotive decisions by providing one source for data and software solutions that uniquely span the whole vehicle lifecycle. We are part of the Solera group, a global leader in automotive digital technologies that has a global workforce of +6,700 working in over 85 countries.


    cap hpi puts technology at the centre of all data activities, from collection and processing, through to delivery and the development of new applications. We operate from an international hub in Leeds, UK; ensuring our systems, coding, data collection processes, and valuation methodologies are consistent, scalable, repeatable and of the highest quality for every country.


    Our Space

    • Location-wise, we are based across the road from Leeds station
    • Our office setting is open plan and we work collaboratively as a team
    • Smart casual is our dress code and we are open to flexible start and end times and some remote working (with agreement from your manager)
    • To break up the day and to allow time away from your screen we have table football and a pool table in the office, we offer weekly fruit to keep the team healthy!
    • Once a month we have an informal ‘’beer and crisps’’ get-together where we catch up on new developments and wins
    • We also like to celebrate company success, funding legendary summer and winter parties
    • Teams also take part in a quarterly incentive which is linked to our performance against financial targets
    • There are frequent opportunities internally to learn and grow into other fields / disciplines. Career progression is important to us


    The opportunity available


    Do you have a passion for delivering results? Do you want a role that is integral to the execution of our Global strategy? We are looking for a Project Manager with a strong change delivery record who is willing to take end-to-end ownership, in order to successfully deliver results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment. As part of the Data Operations team, you’ll partner closely with Technology, Product, Sales and Operational teams as well as customers and vendors to deliver strategic cross-functional projects.


    We are looking for someone with a tenacious can-do attitude. An expert in stakeholder engagement, you will involve people across the business in the right way, at the right time.  The diverse nature of our projects and approach we take to delivery, means you should be prepared to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to solve technical and operational problems, develop innovative solutions in a fast paced environment, work with talented teams who are dedicated to achieving high levels of customer satisfaction and double digit revenue growth, this might be the role for you.




    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing


    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what our employees are responsible for – their mission. The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission. The mission 80’s for this role, are:


    • Delivering projects in an Agile environment to time, cost and quality objectives, working with product owners and teams working within an agile framework
    • Navigating through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitments
    • Managing cross-functional project teams to execute complex projects, ensuring accountability and responsibilities are clear, with owners held to account on delivery of their commitments
    • Co-ordination of publication, review and sign-off of major Project Management deliverables
    • Definition and management of desired project benefits, ensuring realisation plans are place and embedded into the business
    • Ensuring project plans are created and maintained, deliverables tracked against time and cost, and resource utilisation is monitored
    • Monitoring and reporting on progress of the project to the Senior Management Team and all stakeholders
    • Co-ordinating quality activities to meet quality objectives. Managing project risks, issues and change control, communicating the impact to the project
    • Monitoring projects against time, budget and quality standards
    • Implementing project governance structures and ensuring effective Steering Committees and Working Groups take place, working with and suitably challenging staff of all levels as required
    • Hunting out revenue opportunities during project delivery and where there is a business case to do so, establishing environments in which these can be exploited
    • Innovating to improve customer experience and continuously seeking out opportunities to reduce cost in our value chain
    • Ensuring all change is fully embedded into the business so benefits can be realised
    • Playing a critical role in building project management excellence by providing guidance and mentorship to all levels of leadership, as well as serving as an outstanding role model


    Are You Qualified?


    Attitude and skills:

    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with a proactive approach to work
    • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
    • High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
    • Experienced in all stages of the project lifecycle, from definition to closure
    • Can-do attitude with a willingness to roll up sleeves and do what is necessary
    • Excellent written and verbal communication (English) 
    • Strong communicator at all levels through to executives
    • Comfortable to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Customer facing and commercially orientated
    • Recognise inefficiency and have the drive to recommend / implement improvements
    • Excellent organisation and ability to prioritise time
    • Passion for technology
    • Adaptable and flexible to meet workload demands
    • Excellent Stakeholder management
    • Willing and able to occasionally travel for short periods as projects requires to sites in both UK and overseas 


    • Demonstrable Project delivery experience that includes delivery in ambiguous situations such as an operational change context and deployment of new innovative products to live
    • PMP, APMP, MSP or equivalent qualifications preferable
    • Full software lifecycle and agile process knowledge in both a services and commercial product producing environment preferable




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