Senior Project Manager -  Industrial Automation

Senior Project Manager - Industrial Automation

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You as a Senior Project Manager will be a part of the Industrial Automation (IA) division and will be based in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Industrial Automation (IA) division delivers integrated solutions for control, plant optimization, and industry-specific application knowledge and services to help process industry customers worldwide to meet their critical business needs in the areas of operational profitability, capital productivity, risk management and global responsibility. These industries include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals, cement, minerals, marine and turbocharging. You will manage electrical projects for the Oil & Gas Industries as well as developing and maintaining partnership relations with our clients and suppliers


-Work in accordance with ABB procedures using applicable tools;

- Participate in Project Sales / Analyze customers’ specifications;

- Review/approve ABB proposals, terms and conditions, cost calculations and schedules;

- Serve as prime interface with customers and project participants, on all contractual matters;

- Build relationship with, and influence, customers at all levels;

- Ensure Customer satisfaction and responsiveness to customers;

- Plan projects / Establish schedules / Modify when required/ Monitor progress;

- Assess/Manage project risks and opportunities;

- Coordinate activities/arrange staffing/assign responsibilities;

- Manage/lead project team to ensure project success and team spirit;

- Ensure efforts are aligned with customer/company requirements;

- Ensure quality/continuous performance;

- Review status reports, monitor/analyze/report contract performance;

- Ensure timely delivery of information and materials, product quality and field services;

- Pursue project opportunities for additional sales;

- Manage/Review change requests, prepare quotes/implement changes, with support from technical and other staff as required;

- Conduct meetings efficiently;

- Resolve disputes over back charges, delays, warranties, etc.

- Approve purchase orders, and invoices;

- Review/coordinate information flow internally, to/from vendors and to/from customers;

- Report opportunities and problems to management;

- Decide on/implement actions to fully explore all possibilities and to eliminate/minimize problems;

- Ensure contract completion and desired financial return;

- Control contract documents.


- Presentation and communication skills in English

- Business minded;

- Strong leadership/interpersonal skills/Conflict resolution/Negotiation skills;

- Ability to manage/work with virtual (cross border/culture) teams;

- Good understanding of Customer needs / Good Customer relations;

- Strong ability to influence people, building trust and credibility;

- Display integrity

- Understanding project finances & contracts;

- PMP Certified;

-ABB Certified Senior Project Manager or equivalent

-Prior experience in delivering fast track Power Skids / E Houses projects

- Electrical engineering University degree

- Experience managing turnkey projects;

- Knowledge of local and ABB Health and Safety regulations

Additional information

ABB reserves the rights to withdraw this job publication at any given time.

Abu Dhabi, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
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Business Unit Oil, Gas & Chemicals
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Project Management
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees

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