ABB Group
Project Manager
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Sparks Map
Posted: 11/08/2021
Closing: 12/07/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Part-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description


Project Manager

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Working in the Electrification Power Conversion in US, you will lead the execution of medium-size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with ABB policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will drive the formal acceptance of the project by the customer, maintaining and enhancing customer satisfaction by providing excellent service at all stages of the project.

This role will be based in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia or Virginia.



Your responsibilities

  • Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects
  • Defines, jointly with the Project Controls department, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans
  • Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and ABB policies. Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization
  • Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued
  • Captures, analyses and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed
  • Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer
  • Ensures projects consistently apply contract and claims management, in accordance with ABB policies and contractual agreements
  • Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes
  • Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders
  • Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies



Your background

  • BS/BA from an accredited university with minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management or related field.
  • Strong communication skills with varying levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of MS project and SAP.
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer orientation with good diplomatic negotiation and communication skill.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers & vendors.
  • This role will be based in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia or Virginia.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.



Benefits

  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program


More about us

In ABB’s Power Conversion division, our customers require reliable and efficient power that supports their growing infrastructure, ensuring that data flows 24x7, while optimizing their footprint, energy costs and operations. They rely on us to provide the latest industry insights and technology to develop solutions needed to meet their evolving challenges.

We are a customer-first provider of innovative critical power solutions that are designed for high reliability and performance. Our culture is one of quality and operational excellence which is fueled and supported by our talented people, tools and processes, and our “know how.”

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

ABB in the United States requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation.

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Project Manager