IS Project Manager

IS Project Manager

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ABB is currently developing the IS PMO Organization to consolidate and deliver high quality IS services to ABB business units around the globe and focus more of our attention to innovation and development. Joining the ABB IS PMO Organization, you will have the opportunity to work in a high-paced, international environment, solve complex problems and grow together with the rapidly developing business. For our growing global team, we are currently looking for candidates for the position of IS Project Manager to build our Project Management capability. This role could be based at any of our Stone, St Neots or Warrington locations


• Ensure successful delivery of the IS project and closely collaborate with Business Project Manager on overall project success
• Plan, schedule, coordinate, and deliver the IS project outcomes to time, scope, cost and agreed quality
• Monitor and control the project management processes
• Execute IS project communication, report IS project performance against plan and expected business outcome
• Ensure appropriate ABB IS Project Management standards and methods are followed
• Manage stakeholders’ expectations and relationship
• Collaborate with Workforce Manager and Service Manager on the project delivery
• Manage, coach, develop and lead the project team allocated to the IS project
• Define, jointly with Business Project Manager, all project documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans
• Effectively monitor and control project progress, proactively manage and mitigate project risks
• Monitor and control project financials, oversee project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow
• Ensure that the project applies contract and claims management in accordance with contractual agreements
• Ensures the successful close down of the project on project completion and the capture and documentation of lessons learned


• General Project Management knowledge in area of IT/IS, with min. 5 years of Project Management experience
• Experience with SAP focus (FI/CO, SD, MM) or one of the following areas: Finance Systems, Supply Chain Management, Marketing & Sales, Product Configurations, PDM & PLM Systems, Analytical & Business Performance Tools or General IS Systems
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in IT, management or related fields, or related work experience
• Experience with Project Management Methodology and tools
• Strong English written and verbal communication skills
• Good organization, time management, decision making and negotiation skills
• Flexibility, persistence, accompanied by quality and results orientation
• Demonstrated customer focus with the ability to build effective working relationships with all stakeholders
• Required business domain and business processes knowledge and experience
• Demonstrated leadership/management competencies
• Knowledge on application development processes, including thorough knowledge of IT service management concept
• Strong understanding of how to drive organizational Change Management
• Communication – Effectively communicate to steering committee, reference teams and stakeholders (including project plans, announcements, metrics/KPIs, etc.) and with local, global and cross-divisional virtual teams
• Exceptional team player and collaborator: team member's contributions at the local and global level
o Serves as a role model for each project team member
o Effectively utilizes each project team member to his/her fullest potential
o Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner
o Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members
o Mitigates project team conflict a result of your disability
o Ability to delegate to team and manage them to achieve desired output
• Project related travel may be required during certain project phases
• Certified by PMI, PRINCE2 being a plus
• Experience from IS Project Management in ABB being a strong plus
• Experience in leading large complex business critical programs and projects within global working environment being a strong plus

Additional information

• An interesting job in a company promoting innovative and modern technologies
• Opportunity for professional development in an international environment and for increasing your abilities and skills in various areas
• Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
• Attractive salary based on your professional experience and skills
• Good working environment

Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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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 132,000 employees

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