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Project Manager

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Job Description

About the role:

Can you drive, lead and motivate technical teams to deliver on Arm's roadmap, enabling IP that will be in the next generation of devices around the world, many of them enabling safety critical environments such as automotive or robotics?

This role is for a motivated Project Manager based in Arm's Glasgow (UK) office. You will collaborate with a number of teams, as we work with project managers and engineering teams to ensure we achieve on-time delivery of projects to continue to progress our business.

We have a real passion for progress, we evaluate, deploy and use new technology to make Arm better, now and in the future.

You will work very closely with the Project and Engineering Managers who share responsibility to lead and deliver projects in terms of performance, cost, quality and on-time delivery. You will have a proven record of working as part of a project management and service delivery team across all aspects of the engineering development lifecycle.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • You will continuously improve evolving practices to reach standard methodology where not fully adopted or understood
  • Establish common patterns to track and report progress/velocity
  • You will coach and develop the team to self-organise and work multi-functionally
  • Establish waterfall theory, practices and rules into project/delivery teams
  • You will be confident in driving teams to achieve target scope, schedule and cost
  • Define and track resource and budget plans
  • Identifying and handling dependencies and impacts among projects across the portfolio
  • Resolving issues raised from related projects
  • Engaging with partners across Arm, including architects, technical IT authorities, business partners and vendors
  • Lead partner interactions to improve the value built by the team
  • Successful delivery of the work, removing impediments and calling out blockers where necessary
  • Facilitate planning and estimation within project teams
  • This role will require occasional travel to work across Arm global sites
Job Requirements

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • Experience of performing a Project Manager role. Strong analytical as well as verbal and written communications skills are required.
  • Experience of leading large teams and delivering projects using waterfall and/or Agile methodologies
  • Lead resource allocation and shuffle resources across various projects based on resource needs
  • Ability to lead numerous projects of small or medium size within the same timeframe
  • Proficiency in using Project Management tools (e.g. Jira) for issue and project tracking
  • Proven leadership for changing business requirements while keeping the team on track
  • Able to work independently and integrate activities with other teams when needed
  • Ability to work with teams located in different time zones and with different cultures
  • Experience of driving project teams in a rapidly changing hardware and software development environment
  • Strong influencing skills, the ability to negotiate and gain consensus between organisations where conflicting priorities exist
  • Deep understanding of, and ability to apply, the concepts of risk management
  • Experience of project management reporting
  • Experience of using planning and reporting tools (MS Project, JIRA)
  • Experience of facilitating workshops, leading discovery with multi-functional teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Project management qualification
At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

We Not I

  • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
  • No individual is responsible for the right answer. Brilliance is collective
  • Information is critical, share it
  • Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don't

Passion for Progress

  • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect
  • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
  • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
  • The essence of progress is that it can't stop. Grow with it and be responsible for your own progress

Be Your Brilliant Self

  • Be quirky not egocentric
  • Recognize the power in saying ‘I don't know
  • Make trust our default position
  • Hold strong opinions lightly

Arm has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm's benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

  • Annual Bonus Plan
  • Discretionary Cash Award
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
  • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
  • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
  • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
  • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events
About Arm

Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world's most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

About the office

Our Arm Glasgow office is home to teams from our Cloud Services division in our IoT Services Group (ISG). Glasgow enthralls with theatres, galleries and museums, bustling nightlife and shopping rated the UK's best outside of London. You'll find Skypark in Finnieston, Glasgow's new business quarter. Set in the middle of the city centre and West End, Finnieston is a well-established, vibrant neighbourhood, home to some of the city's finest bars and restaurants. It's also home to Scotland's premier conference venue, the SECC, and the city's latest concert arena, The Hydro. The Riverside Museum isn't far off, and the Science Centre and IMAX cinema are a short walk away, over one of the many bridges that cross the Clyde.

Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Arm Ltd.
4A, Skypark 5
45 Finnieston St
Glasgow G3 8JU, UK
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