Senior Project Manager

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As part of the Asia Pacific Regional Unit of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the Senior Project Manager is responsible to manage the Onshore Wind Projects within India, taking the full Profit and Loss responsibility of the project. He/ She is expected to ensure sound execution of the project as per PE policy. He/ She is the voice of customer within SGRE and strong proponent of SGRE interest with the customer. He/ She is expected to have techno-commercial mindset along clear intention to own the responsibility and get things done.
He/ She shall be reporting to the Head of PM Hub - India.
Health and Safety:
  • To ensure safe working environment in the Project (both office and project site) with zero tolerance towards safety hazards, near misses and unsafe act. You lead by example by being a role model for the project team
Sales phase:
  • To be involved in the project from Pre-sales stage onwards in reviewing the contract, analyzing customers' requirements, examining their technical feasibility and transferability into a bid or project proposal, transferring and facilitating the implementation of the lessons learnt from the executed projects to the new contract under discussion and actively contribute in identifying the risks and opportunities.
  • Examines the project proposal costing in terms of financial efficiency
  • Ensures that the results of risk assessments and compliance risk assessments are appropriately addressed in contracts and in costing
Handover & Project Initiation:
  • Lead the establishment of the project team with clear communication of project targets, scope, deliverables and deadlines.
  • Preparation of baseline plans and deliverables as per PE policy and updating risks and opportunity in the log.
Monitoring and Controlling:
  • Ensure the continuous review and updation of project plan as per project progress and validating the estimation at completion cost.
  • Lead, protect and ensure correctness of the monthly reporting of Project KPIs in the region and Global (Revenue, GM, Risk & Opportunities, Cashflow, NCCs, Claims, PM Gates and Milestones)
  • Continuous monitoring of project progress internally at SGRE as well externally at customer end and lead implementation of catch-up plan or further escalate within the organization as per requirement.
  • Ensure generation and proper documentation of project deliverables, test results, Quality documentation and monthly progress reports.
  • Lead project issue management and implementation of mitigation actions.
  • Steer the project team members ensuring the proper coordination of all their activities.
  • Ensure all the Non-conformities are properly reported, its costs are assessed and its resolution addressed.
Risk & Opportunity Management:
  • Throughout project life cycle, identifies and assesses all risk factors utilizing available risk measurement tools
  • Devises suitable strategies for risk mitigation (elimination, reduction)
  • Implements procedure for solving issues and problems (identification, analysis, actions and controlling) with all necessary internal and external partners
  • Identifies and minimizes non-conformance costs
  • Ensures risk monitoring in all project phases
  • Throughout project life cycle identifies, assesses, and implements all opportunities for improving results
  • Assesses risks in terms of effects on the Organizational Units, defines measures/action to be taken and ensures early escalation
Contract, Change and Claim management:
  • Influences formulation of the necessary contracts.
  • Negotiates with stakeholders on Change Requests and incorporates them into contracts.
  • Defines and agrees with stakeholders the strategy for making / mitigating / defending claims.
  • Involves the project team in the identification of changes and claims
  • Assesses contracts in terms of claim-relevant significance, ensures examination by legal expert.
  • Implements the strategy for making / mitigating claims.
  • At an early stage, informs customer, management and project team of deviations.
  • Identifies, drives, defends and mitigates claims.
Partner Management (as applicable):
  • Selects and involves subcontractors / partners according to defined criteria.
  • Monitors the performance of the subcontractors / partners, conducts timely escalation (in the event of qualitative shortfalls and problems in cooperation) and, where there are any discrepancies, initiates timely suitable action.
  • Selects subcontractors / partners based on strategic viewpoints
  • Identifies further opportunities for business with the partner(s)
Procurement and Logistics:
  • Involves Procurement / Logistics at an early stage according to valid SGRE procurement rules
  • Ensures that all procurement / Logistics activities comply with the valid processes and regulations
  • Plans (in local procurement) the procurement strategy with the business coordinator and the respective organizational units' procurement if applicable.
Financial management:
  • Manages the project within the defined financial targets (budget, target costing, target profit).
  • Ensures that order entry calculation is done and documented.
  • Optimizes project profitability and ensures business success.
  • Lives full responsibility for the financial results of the project as defined in the SBA approval record.
  • Ensures regular financial controlling and reporting with Finance Department.
  • Optimizes the project cash flow and assets.
Project Planning:
  • Handles all SGRE planning elements and milestone work results according to the SGRE project management requirement.
  • Monitors continuously the project status, taking into account SGRE reporting guidelines, early identification of discrepancies and initiates targeted actions.
  • Defines procedures and requirements concerning quality management (audits, test seals, acceptance checks) according to valid Quality Management regulations and standards.
  • Holds regular project status meetings and organizes acceptance of milestone work results.
  • Manages acceptance of delivery units and services, performing quality controls.
  • Documents all work results according to the valid standards.
  • Ensure proper handover of the project to customer and Service as per internal Project management policy.
  • Identify, document, and communicate the lessons learnt.
  • Release of the risks and opportunities, provisions, and project resources.
Customer management:
  • Actively gathers information on the customer and the customer's requirements/targets.
  • Involves the customer in decision-making and provides regular information.
  • Manages customer expectations and concludes the project to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Identifies / creates additional opportunities out of the ongoing projects.
Leadership and Communication:
  • Ensures efficient communication with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensures targeted and full communication within the project team.
  • Agrees targets with project staff and delegates defined responsibilities and authority.
  • Facilitates and monitors effective team collaboration (e.g. via coaching).
  • Holds feedback sessions with each directly assigned member of staff.
  • Seeks active feedback (e.g. from members of staff, managers, customers).
Business Integrity:
  • Adheres to the SGRE Business Conduct Guidelines (e.g. Tax regulations, Delegation of employees, Export Control, EHS).
Professional skills
  • A Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/ or other engineering disciplines.
  • IPMA level B / PMI / Prince 2 Certified Project Professional
  • Minimum 14- 18 years of experience with minimum 7 years as Project Manager, managing complex projects preferably in the Wind Projects.
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office/SharePoint
Personal Skills
  • Promote safe work culture by setting example.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with management as well as site resources.
  • Ownership of the responsibilities and ability to establish high level of accountability and transparency in the project organization.
  • Excellent communication skills in English is essential, both verbally and written.
  • Able to travel at least 25% of the time to the project sites.
  • Team Player with excellent people management skills.
  • Knowledge of Commercial management & Contract management.
Experience in customer relationship management.
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