Software Project Leader - Powertrain Systems

Valeo - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
5 to 7 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Up to 50% travel
About the Job

Mission

  • PES (Powertrain Electrification Systems) is a Valeo product group (part of PTS business group)
  • We focus on developing innovative technology and systems that reduce fuel consumption in cars and increase efficiency, while keeping the pleasure of driving.

CO2 emission-reduction solutions:

  • Stop-Start system: Valeo was the first supplier to offer customers this system that automatically shuts the engine off when a vehicle is at a standstill, saving as much as 15% in fuel consumption in dense urban traffic.
  • Mild-hybrid technology (48V): Valeo is working on innovative hybrid solutions that require less fuel consumption and lead to lower CO₂ emissions.
  • Electric Supercharger: Improves vehicle performance by up to 27% without increasing fuel consumption.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and ensure the project team smooth operation to deliver the agreed SW.
  • Agrees with the Tech Lead about the processes, delivery scope, change requests and the applied qualifications.
  • Provide detailed professional planning for projects activities, with budget and resource allocation
  • Monitor & control projects schedules, budget and risks
  • Coordinate and assign tasks with the support of the Tech Lead to team members to fulfill plans and meet deadlines.
  • Provide reports for planned effort per project, and per resource, taking into account resources vacations, holidays or trainings
  • Update projects plans regularly
  • Conduct daily five minutes meeting with project team
  • Provide the technical support contacts to support the team.
  • Provide professional reports / or presentations to represent the project status and scopes, internally and externally
  • Provide all the project management documentation of the projects.
  • Ensure the respect of the project design reviews.
  • Conduct, Attend, and manage customer meetings and take meeting minutes.
  • Co-work with the Tech Lead to define work packages estimation and scope.
  • Negotiate deadlines and budget with customer and stakeholders.
  • Forecast the project’s needed resources and assets and acquire them.
  • Respond to quality audit, compliance findings, and project reviews.
  • Ensure the Configuration Management and the Change Control of the software product.
  • Ensure the project delivers it’s agreed upon scope in the defined deadlines with the committed budget and applying Valeo quality standards.
  • Maintain customer satisfaction through active communication.
  • Responsible of coordinating/synchronizing the project’s stakeholders in multi-site environment.
  • Responsible of communicating and managing the project suppliers and service lines to get the needed SW, HW, Testing, .. etc.
  • With the Tech Lead, ensure projects closure and resources feedback.
Job Requirements

Education/Training

  • B.Sc. in Communication, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, Biomedical, Aerospace or Electronics.
  • B.Sc. in Computer science.

Personal qualification:

  • International mindset
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal communication.

Technical qualification:

  • Project management experience is a must.
  • Strong knowledge of planning Software tools like MS project and Google Gantter.
  • Previous experience in Software development or testing.
  • Previous experience in embedded software is a plus.
  • Good Knowledge in SW management Processes (CMMI & ASPICE) is a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is a Plus

Professional Experience

  • 5- 7 years of relevant experienced, including minimum 1 year of project management experience.
About this Company

Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, we design innovative solutions for smart mobility, with a particular focus on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emissions. The Group also provides and distributes spare parts for automakers and independent aftermarket operators.

Industry: Automotive
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