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Project Lead

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: West Melbourne, VIC, AU

Project Lead-TWMA-AUWM01779795


Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada, and its shares (BBD) are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In the fiscal year ended 31 December 2017, we posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. 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, rail control solutions and the implementation of Total Rail Systems.

We are seeking applications from experienced Project Lead to join our team in West Melbourne. Reporting to the Project Manager, the successful candidate will lead the Project Core Team in the successful completion of their assigned tasks within schedule, allocated budgets and scope to the required quality. The Project Manager will lead the project and cope with the unique challenge of continually focusing on a pro-active management that the functions keep their delegated budgets, meet their schedules and deliver on their obligation. The Project Manager shall lead the team with the view of the full project including areas outside own division and the overall impact on BT performance.

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 Project Core Team members have sufficient financial and reporting governance and to ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.

Your key responsibilities will include the following:

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
- Responsible to be primary contact to divisional Project Management Office. In larger projects, this could be delegated as a separate role

Leadership duties within the Project Core Team

- The Project Manager has the authority and the obligation to review the effort of the Project Core Team members and to give directives related to the project execution, as such will be involved in the PMP objective setting process for all Project Core 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 (ensure IS is contacted in an early phase of the project with sufficient lead time. For new remote sites, be aware that the process is much longer)
- Responsible for management of all communication with the Customer
- Lead the Project Core Team 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’

Specific responsibilities to other Project Core Team roles

- It is also the mandate of the Project Manager to adapt the allocation of work packages between the roles and the day-to-day delegation of special tasks to the Project Core Team members in order to optimize the total project
- The Project Manager has a specific communication responsibility to the Project Managers of Sub-Divisions


It is expected you will have the following qualifications, experience and personal characteristics:

- 4+ years of experience post graduate
- Working experience either in Project Management, Bids, Sales, Contracts & Legal, Procurement, Engineering or Operations
- Proven performance (i.e. PMP, 360° feedback)
- International experience
- Has worked on a project

Job: Project Development
Primary Location: AU-VIC-West Melbourne
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
04.12.2018, 8:51:13 PM

Unposting Date
03.01.2019, 10:59:00 PM

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