Senior Project Manager

Requisition Number:  12076
Company:  WSE Bulgaria Branch

Sofia, 23, BG, 1766

Energize your career with Westinghouse! Advanced nuclear plant designs. Nuclear fuel. Service and maintenance. Instrumentation and control systems. No other company is more focused on helping utilities around the world improve their plant technology, reduce outage times, reduce maintenance costs, and have access to the highest quality nuclear fuel.

If you are interested in being a part of a company that is leading the way with a new generation of nuclear technology, helping the world meet growing electricity demand with safe, clean, and reliable nuclear energy, we want to hear from you.


Westinghouse Bulgaria, part of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, is looking to hire for its Global I&C Center of Competence in Sofia, a Senior Project Manager.



Job Responsibilities:


As a Senior Project Manager you will:

  • Develop positive relationships with team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive projects to a 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 implementation 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 projects 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.


Requirements for the Position:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, Manufacturing or related technical discipline;
  • PMI-PMP Certification will be considered as advantage;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • 3-5 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction;
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office Professional Products (knowledge of Primavera is considered an advantage);
  • Knowledge and skill in project scheduling and cost management;
  • Readiness to travel abroad and within the country.


Desired Skills


  • Highly organized and task focused;
  • Motivated to work under tight deadlines on multiple assignments;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as excellent effective verbal and written communications;
  • Ability to lead team members, to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to work effectively within agreed deadlines;
  • High level of personal credibility, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop.

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