Principal PM, Digital Technology

Requisition Number:  8502
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions?  At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace!

 

This position will be managing projects within the Digital Engineering Services Organization.  Principal PM will be responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling resources, procedures, and timing for an administrative or business process including: organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements; monitoring and reporting on the status of projects including cost, timing, and staffing; ensuring adherence to internal and external quality standards (e.g., International Standards Organization); identifying/resolving obstacles to completing project on time and to budget. May include work managing multiple, interrelated projects (including business transformation projects). On some projects, the work may include integrating vendor tasks into the project plan and tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables. Responsibilities typically include managing large projects or processes with limited oversight from manager. May coach, review and delegate work to lower level professionals. Problems faced are difficult and often complex.  Example project disciplines include Data Science, Data Analytics, Software, Information Technology, and Engineering. 

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Project planning     
    • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
  • Project executing, monitoring and controlling     
    • Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work. Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.   Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Maintain 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 team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive project to successful completion.    
    • Utilize interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g. internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • To support successful project execution, promote continuous improvement within the team.    
    • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.
       

 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Business, or related technical discipline.    
    • Advanced degree in Project Management, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Business preferred
  • 5 years project management experience    
    • 5-10 years project management experience in software, data science, nuclear, or energy industry preferred
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute’s 
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge.
  • Required Competencies:
    • Communication
    • Driving for Results
    • Planning and Organization
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications, ability to lead team members, able to develop relationships with internal stakeholders, able to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned with minimal guidance from supervisory project managers and mentors.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools. Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.
  • Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts in order to manage data within systems; the interaction of company functions that are touch points to projects (Finance, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain, etc.).  High-quality presentation skills.
  • Will be expected to complete assigned training in Westinghouse Systems, Procedures, and Policies 
  • applicable to assignments.
    • Broad technical knowledge of nuclear power plants.  Familiarity with utility business practices including knowledge of utility operations, maintenance and engineering practices, knowledge of procurement processes and material management are desirable but not mandatory. 
    • Broad technical knowledge of data science, software, or information technology.
  • PMP certification is required for this role.  
    • Must be either certified, in progress of being certified, or willing to get within 1 year of hiring.    
  • Proficiency in English    
     

 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

 

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

 

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

 

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