Program/Project Manager

Requisition Number:  1448
Company:  W Electric Spain SAU

Madrid, MD, ES, 28020

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.


Job Summary:

Manage multiple large, complex and high hazard projects involving major financial, contractual and reputational commitments.  Provide strategic direction to the client, project partners, project managers, other project participants and Westinghouse Regional Team to optimize short and long term profitability, strengthen long term service delivery relationships with the client, and develop strong relationships with local, influential stakeholders.  Implement and monitor Program and Project management systems and controls for projects. Generate new business opportunities by understanding client strategic plans and evaluating potential scope expansion areas to support the decommissioning business.  Liaise with other Westinghouse product lines, in order to open up and advise upon adjacent opportunities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, develop and lead business growth opportunities i.e. obtain order, up-sales, scope increases, technological advancements, etc.
  • Supporting and Developing Proposals for Commercial and Government Customers
  • Create long term value solutions that translate into order entry/backlog
  • Develop WEC and partner relationships
  • Formulate and implement highly complex product plans. Improve development of program plans and facilitate communications/ expectations via program kick-offs, interim program review meetings, etc.
  • Analyze and resolve highly complex technical, commercial and operational issues to provide high quality services/systems, enhance positive customer and supplier relations, and increase/maintain profit margin.
  • Analyze contract requirements and assist in developing project-specific deliverables to enable successful program implementation, to enhance customer satisfaction and program performance. Analyze needs and develop unique customer satisfaction improvements to address customer needs for support, high quality and efficiency to provide quick turnaround and maintain performance.
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers to obtain contracts which contribute revenue growth, significant profit margin and effectively manage contract changes.
  • Understand problems and points of view and communicate on broad range of technical disciplines to resolve technical, commercial, and regulatory issues.
  • Serve as Westinghouse Project Manager to develop team agreements
  • Lead/Participate in consortium/partner development in offer phases and Lead consortium and partners in execution of contracts
  • Responsible to meet or exceed as-sold financial objectives for assigned projects.
  • Assist in formulation of strategies and cost estimates for new projects.
  • Use and support Westinghouse project management systems and controls for various projects assuring senior management is provided with up-to-date and accurate reports of each project status.
  • Support financial planning objectives.
  • Establish and maintain effective project organization. Establish staffing levels and for project operations. Make job assignments, supervise and direct efforts of department personnel. Optimize personnel to maintain organizational excellence.
  • Coordinate and work closely with in varying levels of Westinghouse management.
  • Maintain good working relationships with the customers.
  • Promote Westinghouse Project Excellence with customers especially PM qualification and certification
  • Actively promote a culture that ensures positive Human Performance behaviors; ensure project personnel have the awareness and understanding of industry, customer and Westinghouse expectations.
  • Personal leadership/behavior of Industrial and Nuclear Safety and continuous learning on your projects.
  • Regular interface and communications with the senior levels of Westinghouse management as well as the Director, of Reactor Decommissioning.
  • Deliver MAD greater than or equal to MAS  – Projects to be delivered safely, on-time, with high quality, and first time execution success
  • Must be willing to relocate/accept long term assignment at Nuclear Facilities throughout Europe and potentially abroad.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Bachelor’s degree in engineering or recognized equivalent.

- PMI Certification or equivalent
- Typically 15-20 years project leadership/management and related engineering experience is required. 

- Minimum 5-10 years leading nuclear decommissioning projects.
- Strong communication skills and a proven history of managing and leading teams effectively and interfacing with multiple functional groups.
- Experience with developing/implementing new business opportunities.
- Experience with Decommissioning and Dismantling activities and technology

- Experience with Government Decommissioning

- Must be willing to relocate/accept long term assignment at Nuclear Facilities throughout Europe and abroad
- Previous experience in plant operations preferred.

- Language Skills: Italian, Spanish and English (Must be Business Proficient in these Languages), ideally one further European Language



Westinghouse employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical Insurance, Life & Disability Insurance, Lunch Allowance and Pension Plan. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

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