Main Accountabilities of R&D Project Manager :
Leads local and cross-functional project / s with limited complexity and / or sub-project of a complex project as responsible for all elements of the project / s.
Motivates and leads internal and / or external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.
Manages the project team allocated to the project, defining, with key stakeholders, the scope of work, cost / budget, resources required, time schedule and detailed work allocation.
Monitors and controls project cost and financials. Formalizes acceptance of the project and brings all the project elements to a conclusion.
Ensures project results are transferred to
relevant line organization or department responsible. Captures lessons learned.
Ensures project follows sound methodology and execution practices in accordance with standard ABB internal directives and procedures.
Ensures projects follow external standards etc. that influence activities and targets.
Identifies, contains and reduces risk. Ensures appropriate handling of change requests. Ensures transparency around unforeseen results / events
and identified risks and makes sure that they are properly prioritized, managed and communicated.
Uses own technical domain knowledge to provide technical support to colleagues or other functional teams.
Ensures understanding of customer value. Takes into consideration requirements and demands coming from customers and from different ABB functions (sales, supply, production, etc.
Acts to ensure customer satisfaction and expectations.
Serves as the key contact for the project stakeholders. Effectively communicates appropriate information to stakeholders in a timely manner
and to achieve desired understanding and support.
Manages relationships with stakeholders, internal functions, other R&D teams in Technology Center and / or Corporate Research Centers and external relevant parties (e.g. customers, academia).
Degree in Electrical Engineering
3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position
Experience in electrical systems and in the design of medium voltage electric machines
Complete autonomy in project management
Experience in budget planning
Availability for short-term transfers