Project/Programme Manager

Requisition Number:  5845
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc
Location: 

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

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 Project/Programme Manager position will be managing projects within the ESS Engineering Project Execution and Delivery organization where we design and build operating plant NSSS modifications and support operating plants.  The PM will be responsible for all project management processes on low complexity projects, or on a portion (i.e. work package) of a medium complexity project. Requires leading small teams (average <15 team members) which may include project controls. As experience and capability increase, may be assigned to several low complexity projects or medium work packages simultaneously.   May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the low complexity proposal projects as assigned.

 

Example project disciplines include: Engineering, Mechanical Manufacturing, Innovation/Product Development, and Process Improvement.  All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse policies, procedures, systems, and requirements.

 

Your Day to Day

  • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

 

 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable disciplines include: Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline.
    • Preferred - Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering, or Business.
  • 4 years project management experience OR 2 years project management experience and 2 years’ experience in technical role in nuclear or construction industry.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian nuclear industry, customers, etc. a plus.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge.

 

Required Skills/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.

 

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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