In this role your main accountabilities will be :
Project leadership : Lead the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.
Provide performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.
Planning and scheduling : Define, jointly with the project team and management, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.
Project execution and control : Ensure that the project follows execution best practices and ABB policies. Effectively monitor and control project progress and efficient resource utilization.
Monitor and control project financials, cost and expenses. Identify, qualify, quantify and manage project risks, and ensure that all opportunities are identified and pursued.
Capture, analyze and share lessons learned throughout the project. Ensure that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed.
Drive the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer. Coordinate with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procure required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers.
Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes.
Stakeholder relations : Act as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
Health, safety and environment (HSE) : Ensure the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.
Master’s degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum five years of experience in Engineering Roles, NPI, Program Management or Engineering Project Management.
Fluency in English / Italian
Desired Characteristics :
Previous experience leading cross functional teams to implement major projects and programs
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability
Advanced knowledge about MS Office, SAP, MS project, Mind-manager and other PM tools
Proactive personality, able to work independent, deep dive problems and motivate people to perform and improve processes