Project Manager (Professional Services)

Project Manager (Professional Services)

Haar, 85540, Germany

Project Managers take overall responsibility for the success of the assigned  project. They must live Quadient’s values - internally and externally. Project Managers are responsible for any employees assigned to a project. Senior
Project Managers report to the Project Director.

Essential requirements for this role includes:
• BSc degree in Industrial & Management engineering or ICT or equivalent, (MBA an advantage)
• 5-8 years of experience as a Project Manager of complex software solutions projects
• Experience with international customer-facing interactions
• PRINCE2, ITIL, PMBOK or a related project management certification
• Advanced interpersonal and presentation skills
• Highly organized with multi-tasking experience
• A fast learner with an understanding of technology
• Ability to work in a team environment and bring about a consensus on contradicting views
• Ability to provide exceptional follow through and be customer-service driven • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
• A strong understanding of Quadient products and applications
• Able to liaise effectively between Quadient and customers
• Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and planning skills
• Ability to work with and maintain accurate forecasts online
• Excellence in driving results in a matrix-structured organization

This role has the following responsibilities:
• Safe delivery of the portfolio, to the ‘as sold’ specification meeting the specific project objectives within agreed timescales and budget delivering the maximum margin, whilst ensuring that the Business Management System is applied throughout the project life cycle
• Be recognized as a Safety Leader in the Portfolio
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Client throughout specific project life cycles
• Interface with the Regional Engineering Manager to ensure that projects have defined Work Packages and mobilized or requested the necessary resources required for the execution of their projects. Thereafter the PM shall monitor the progress in collaboration with respective project managers
• Ensure that Project Management Plans are in place and being updated to reflect the dynamics of the project through its lifecycle. This will detail the project implementation procedures in line with the Business Management System and the as sold Project Execution strategy
• Ensure the implementation of Quality Assurance throughout the Project Lifecycle through effective implementation of the Quality Assurance process
• Ensuring that the necessary inputs and outputs between the functions are fully understood and detailed and delivered in accordance with the baseline programme
• Monitor progress against specific project programme and budget, identifying and mitigating diverse trends through effective corrective management action • Monitor each project progress and its status throughout project lifecycles ensuring timely and accurate reports are prepared as required by the Client and Customer

This shall include:
• Project Planning and Earned Value based progress analysis and reporting, Work Package Status against the Project Programme, Resource Management, Risk analysis and management, Site Setup & Mobilisation, Proactive Issue Management, Detailed Financial analysis and control and KPIs specific to each project
• Ensure the implementation of the Change Management Process and the approval of any changes to scope, base lined programmes and budgets is being maintained by project managers
• Ensure that warranty management, especially closure of snagging list items, commercial closeout activities and final handover to After Market Support is completed by projects
• Seek continuous improvement with all portfolio projects and proactively sponsor initiatives to improve the way in which the projects are delivered
• Travel extensively as part of the job