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Project Manager (m/f)

Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Valenciennes, FR

Project Manager (m/f)-TWMA-FRCP01280340



Crespin, France

Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Description Project Manager:

The Project Manager acts within the boundaries of the contract with the full power of the Division President’s authority to deliver the object of the contract to the customer and to deliver the targeted margin to Bombardier. To this effect, the Project Manager leads key areas according to the stage of the order to ensure the successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality. The Project Manager will continually focus on a pro-active management that the functions keep their delegated budgets, meet their schedules and deliver on their obligation. The Project Manager is responsible to apply the key Project Management Processes and the applicable tools for the implementation, and is accountable for the strict and efficient application thereof. The Project Manager has to ensure that all designated function members have sufficient financial and reporting governance and to ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.

Key responsibilities:

1. Functional duties to the Project Core Team:

- Responsible for the WBS, Detailed Project Schedule, JDDP, Customer Interface, Project Risk, Opportunity and Improvement Management, Project Launch (including the Orange Book), Change Management and Contractual Obligation Management, Budget allocation and monitoring, Project Reporting internally both status and financial performance.

2. Leadership duties within the Project Core Team:

- The Project Manager has the authority and the obligation to review the effort of the Project Function members and to give directives related to the project execution, as such will be involved in the PMP objective setting process for all Project Function Team members.

- It is also the mandate of the Project Manager to define and secure the support of the business partners and extended project team.

- Responsible for management of all communication with the Customer.

- Lead the Project Organisations effort to meet periodic financial targets.

- The Project Manager is responsible for adapting his/her leadership and motivational skills to the project, the team or individual's capabilities and knowledge, the time and tools available and the results desired. (S)he will develop “must do” strategies to increase team effectiveness and the belief that "none of us is as good as all of us.", in order to help the team go through the distinct stages of ‘forming, storming, norming and performing’

3. Specific responsibilities:

- Analyse and treat reliability issues coming from the customer

- Prioritise the reliability topics based on global reliability analysis and contractual/internal objectives

- Manage the reliability forecast accordingly to the reliability road map

- Challenge and protect project interests with the customer (failure evaluation) regarding contractual penalties


Required experience:

· At least 10 years of post-graduate experience in a relevant role.

· Sound understanding of Bombardier products and processes.

· Extensive Project Management skills & experience including technical knowledge.

· Proven performance (i.e. PMP, 360° feedback).

· International experience is a plus

· Language skills: French – advanced, English – professional.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: FR-NPC-Crespin
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
15.01.2018, 9:46:27 AM

Unposting Date
16.03.2018, 9:59:00 PM

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