Graduate Project Manager

Graduate Project Manager

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Responsible for the successful execution and delivery of NPI projects for the company’s industrial instrumentation products. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, able to work well within a cross functional team environment and able to communicate clearly with management as well as peers.

Tasks:

• Manage NPI projects and coordinate work of cross-functional project team/s. Closely monitor internal and/or external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones;
• Manage the cost, schedule and specification objectives of the projects within a program and manages interdependencies between projects;
• Ensure robust project plans are developed and updated for each project;
• Take responsibility for ensuring that relevant Gate (milestone) checklists & reports are completed. Prepare regular updates/reports for the project steering committee and product line / business unit management;
• Pro-actively manage all project critical paths to ensure these are as short as possible and constantly tracked to minimize any slippages;
• Work with relevant functions (supply chain, manufacturing, product management, production engineering, service, etc) to ensure that the priorities are understood and that capabilities exist across all relevant functions to deliver on time;
• Ensure transparency around project change requests, unforeseen results/events and identified risks and ensure that they are properly managed and communicated. Ensure that all opportunities are captured and acted upon;
• Serve as the key contact for stakeholders, and an escalation point for program/project issues

Requirements:

Essential:
• Degree in either Business or Engineering
• Competent in using Microsoft Project
• Self-motivated, able to take the initiative
• Good communication
• Presents complex problems succinctly

Desirable:
• Basic experience of project portfolio management

Location:
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Contract type:
Traineeship
Business unit:
Business Unit Measurement & Analytics
Date posted:
2018-12-14
Job function:
Research and Development
Publication ID:
GB67566880_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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