ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion. They also serve customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. ABB is looking for Project Manager to be a part of the Electrification Business and Distribution Solutions Business line based in Modderfontein, South Africa.
Project Manager will be responsible to lead the execution of medium-size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance.
•Project leadership: Lead 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. Provide performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.
•Planning and scheduling: Define, jointly with the Project Controls department, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.
•Project execution and control:Ensure that the project follows execution best practices and ABB policies. Effectively monitor and control project progress and efficient resource utilization. Monitor and control project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identify, qualify, quantify and manages project risks, and ensure that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Capture, analyze and share lessons learned throughout the project. Ensure that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drive the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.
•Contract, claims and procurement management: Ensure that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with ABB policies and contractual agreements. Coordinate 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.
•Stakeholder relations: Act as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.
•Health, safety and environment (HSE): Ensure the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.
•Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions. While caring for your colleagues and the business.
•Should have a bachelor’s degree in electrical or control engineering.
•Minimum 3 years of experience in Project Management with a strong technical background in Electrical System design and Integration.
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