Advance Project Manager

Requisition Number:  15557
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry Township, US

Responsible for all project management processes on medium to high complexity projects for Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) solutions used in Commercial Nuclear Power Plants in Asia.  In this role, you will be responsible for managing the projects to meet contractual and financial requirements.  This includes delivering on the committed scope, leading discussions with customers on variation orders and other commercial and project execution related topics.

The candidate will use both strategic thinking and commercial management acumen when delivering these contract scopes.  The candidate must also have a strong foundation in project management disciplines (cost, schedule, risk, quality, etc. management skills).     

All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse policies, procedures, systems, and requirements.   

 

Project planning:Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.

Project executing, monitoring and controlling : Assume overall responsibility for profitability of contracts. Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members to complete the work. Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders through use of delegates/support as applicable.   Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Prepare or oversee project cost expenditure forecasts and progress evaluations/projections (including Earned Value Management) to support project performance and financial reporting requirements.  Review project expenditures for compliance with project baselines and scope.  Promote teamwork and effective communication, including issuing and maintenance of project process metrics and process maps to ensure team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of project status.  Develop or oversee project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members.

Project closing : Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.

Develop positive relationships with cross functional/product line team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive project to successful completion : Serve as single representative to customer and internal interfaces in support of project. Interpret and transmit contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups. Integrate project’s objectives and actions through participation with other project groups in matters of common concern.

Seek opportunities and implement continuous improvements to enhance project performance : Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

 

Education/Experience/KSAs/Certifications/Languages

Education : Master's degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing or Business.

Experience :Preferred: 6 -10 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction.  Background managing I&C projects and/or projects involving China customers a plus.

KSA (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities): Broad technical knowledge of nuclear power plants – specifically I&C.  Knowledge of general China business practices and contracting.

Certifications: PMI PMP Certification or another equivalent project management certification. Project Controls-related certification (scheduling, estimating, earned value, risk, etc.) will be viewed as a plus.

Languages: A second or more foreign language(s) will be viewed as a plus.

 

 

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