Principal Project Manager

Requisition Number:  3081
Company:  WSE Bulgaria Branch

Sofia, 22, BG, 1766

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.

The Project Manager is responsible for all project management processes on low complexity projects, or on a portion (for example, work package) of a moderate complexity project. Requires leading small teams (average <10 team members), which may include project controls. As experience and capability increase, may be assigned to several low-complexity projects or moderate complexity work packages simultaneously. Support proposal process for low complexity projects, as assigned. May be assigned overall Project Manager responsibility of a moderate complexity project in a deputy capacity (with direct guidance of an Advanced Project Manager or higher).


Duties and Responsibilities:


> Develop positive relationships with team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive project to successful completion.

> Complete all aspects of initiating and planning processes including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers.

> Based on project management 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.

> Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.

> Identify opportunities for additional business growth.

> 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 learned, and risk avoidance for future work.

> Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.

> Develop and deliver presentations to communicate status, problem resolution or promote related products or services.

> Evaluates opportunities for implementation of efficiency and/or cost improvement efforts such as simplification, process improvement and driving unnecessary cost out of processes.

> Demonstrate and share knowledge and effective use of industry standard tools and practices such as Human Performance, Nuclear Safety Culture, CAPAL Corrective Actions Program and Learning Clocks.

> Understand and promote the safety culture in the company by placing safety as a top priority.

> Understand and apply the Westinghouse quality processes and procedures and ensure compliance with company Quality Management System.

> Understand and proactively use the established company tools for capturing non-conformities and provide suggestions for improvement of the company processes.

> Comply with the company procedures for non-disclosure of both internal and external proprietary information.




> Education Level (Degree, Area of Study) – Minimum Requirement:    Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, Manufacturing or related technical discipline.

> Years of Experience :  2-5 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction

> Professional Certifications:    Westinghouse Project Manager qualification completed. For external candidate, will complete project manager qualification within designated time period. Exemptions provided based on prior training and work experience. Project controls-related certification (scheduling, estimating, earned value, risk, etc.) will be viewed as a plus.


Skills and Competencies:   


Very Good Command of English Language.

Very Good Knowledge of MS Office Professional Products. Knowledge and skill in project scheduling and cost management.

Strong interpersonal skills, such as effective verbal and written communications; ability to lead team members; ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and ability to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned, with minimal guidance from supervisory Project Managers and mentors.

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.

Expected to complete assigned training in Westinghouse systems, procedures, and policies applicable to assignments.

Demonstrates expected Westinghouse behavioral competencies.

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. 

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.

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