Senior PM for New Plant Projects

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Siemens Gamesa

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Vagos, Portugal

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25 days ago

It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.
We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.
Footprint Development (FD) is a department within the New Product Introductions (NPI) function under SGRE Blades Operations. We are the first point of contact in NPI when it comes to supporting New Markets’ localization process, exploring a new plant start-up, extending existing plants and preparing make-or-buy decisions for inhouse manufacturing vs. outsourcing.
FD manages the footprint development programs with pre-activities before launching the execution project as well as the project execution, equipment installation and support during ramp-up of blade production. We have a large stake in the feasibility studies and business cases, including factory layouts, specifications, processes, headcounts, budgets, ramp-up plans, logistics and warehouse setup, cost-out initiatives and risk management.
How to contribute to our vision
As our Senior Project Manager in FD, you will manage the major new plant projects (NPP) and plant extensions in the Blades global footprint. As a senior manager, you will act as a mentor for the project managers in the NPI PMO department. Utilizing your experience and lessons learned from other NPP projects will help to increase the quality of project execution and better mitigate the project risks. In close co-operation with FD’s team of other senior managers, plant and facility experts, workstream leads and your manager, your key roles & responsibilities will be:
Roles & responsibilities
  • Senior Project Manager – Footprint Development
  • Plan and execute selected NPP projects with key interface to our internal program managers, Real Estate and local plant management
  • Establish and secure approval of the project team and project contracts (Pre-CIPO & CIPO) including financial approvals and project steering committee meetings
  • Secure that the NPP is tailored to the specific project and that the project team takes ownership
  • Align project organization and RACI with New Markets, Real Estate and Plant Management
  • Secure project timeline including milestones and frequent follow up
  • Act as a role model for incorporating the SGRE values and Safety Culture in respect for local culture
  • Act as a trustworthy counterpart to the relevant Stakeholders (project team, Plant Manager, Project Director from New Markets, Real Estate PM and external partners)
  • Establish Risk Management system and reporting structure
  • Align project budget and reporting with Finance and relevant stakeholders
  • Capture cost-out initiatives and lessons learned and secure that they are considered in the upcoming projects
The Senior Project Manager will be an active part of the entire project lifecycle and ensure that lessons are learned and implemented in future projects.
Please apply in English via the apply button.
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for…
  • A motivated team player, with excellent communication skills to interact with stakeholders high and low in the organization. You thrive on being a manager, a problem-solver and learning new things every day. You are working well under pressure, effectively set clear direction, are flexible and embrace variety and change.
  • You are ready to travel to the new plant destinations worldwide (i.e. the center of gravity). Expected travel days 30-50 annually.
  • You should have relevant degree in Engineering, e.g. M.Sc, business administration degree with technical insight or similar. Exceptional computer skills (presentations, Excel, Yammer, SharePoint etc).
  • Excellent English skills both oral and written since it is the corporate language of Siemens Gamesa. Portuguese, Danish or German are an advantage.
  • At least 7 years of Senior Project Management, engineering and new plant experience within the wind business or similar businesses are preferred.
In return of your commitment we offer you…
  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Flexible working hours as well as home-office
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
Severely disabled applicants are encouraged to reach out to us. We have inclusive recruiting processes specifically for severely disabled persons in Portugal and we do our utmost to tailor working spaces to suit your individual needs. In cases of severe disability, applicants who are equally qualified will be given preferential consideration.
Please apply in English via the apply button.
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

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