Lead the Project Management Office (PMO) team in the area of responsibility. Support Project Managers in defining, implementing and applying project management policies and work instructions.
Tasks : 1. Project leadership
1. Project leadership
Contributes to implementation of continuous improvements for the project execution strategy for the local project operation, in alignment with BU and LBU business strategies
2. Project portfolio
Ensures the local portfolio of projects is managed consistently, based on best practices and ABB Policies.
3. Instructions and guidelines
Leads the Project Management Office team and ensures that ABB policies, i.e. directives, instructions and guidelines are followed.
Develops, and continuously improves respective processes, based on industry best practices. Ensures that findings from lessons learned from project execution are incorporated in continuous improvement actions.
4. Budget, sales and operations Planning
Participates in Bid / Sales Phase, i.e. in estimating and resource planning.
5. Project execution and control
Oversees project management activities at the portfolio level through project reviews with the management team and Project Managers.
Takes an active role in resolving escalated issues. Oversees that project closure is performed properly and timely for all projects in the portfolio.
6. Contract and claims
Oversees the proper application of contract and claim management methods in accordance with ABB policies, and contractual agreements.
7. Stakeholder relations
Builds and maintain relationships with key stakeholders of the PMO. Serves as an escalation point for individual and systemic project management issues.
8. Health, safety and environment (HSE)
Reinforces and maintains a culture of Health & Safety in all project operations.
9. People leadership and development
Leads the PMO team to establish and enforce an effective project management approach to achieve both project and organizational goals.
Develops project organization, jointly with management team and Project Managers. Plans, assigns and manages project resources based on competencies, project fit and availability.
Develops the project management capacity and capability in line with ABB Group directives and processes. Ensures that the area of responsibility is structured to fit the business model, sufficiently staffed with skilled resources and directed
appropriately. Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect reports.
Good communication skills.
Knowledge in project management.
Experience in people management.