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Westinghouse Bulgaria, part of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, is looking to hire for its Global I&C Center of Competence in Sofia, a Senior Project Manager.

The position is opened to support the Westinghouse business in implementing I&C control systems in existing, already in operation nuclear power plants and is not intended to support the AP1000 New Built Projects.

Location: Bulgaria.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Senior Project Manager you will:

  • Manage Small to Medium Sized I&C Projects withing the Westinghouse EMEA I&C Business Unit.
  • Develop positive relationships with team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive projects to a successful completion.
  • Complete all aspects of initiating and planning processes including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers.
  • Based on project management plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work.
  • Manage all aspects of project implementation including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.
  • Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process.
  • Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status.
  • Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.
  • Identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Properly close projects by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools.
  • Perform final project quality assessment and report out.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to communicate status, problem resolution or promote related products or services.
  • Evaluates opportunities for implementation of efficiency and/or cost improvement efforts such as simplification, process improvement and driving unnecessary cost out of processes.
  • Demonstrate and share knowledge and effective use of industry standard tools and practices such as Human Performance, Nuclear Safety Culture and Corrective Actions Program (CAP).
  • Understand and promote the safety culture in the company by placing safety as a top priority.
  • Understand and apply the Westinghouse quality processes and procedures and ensure compliance with company Quality Management System.
  • Understand and proactively use the established company tools for capturing non-conformities and provide suggestions for improvement of the company processes.
  • Comply with the company procedures for non-disclosure of both internal and external proprietary information.

Requirements for the Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business;
  • 1-3 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering or design;
  • Excellent written and spoken Bulgarian;
  • Very good written and spoken English;
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office Professional Products;
  • Knowledge and skill in project scheduling and cost management;
  • Readiness to travel abroad and within the country.

Desired Skills

  • Highly organized and task focused;
  • Motivated to work under tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as effective verbal and written communications;
  • Ability to lead small engineering teams, to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to work effectively within agreed deadlines;
  • Motivated to self-learn and develop.

We know that in order to put forth your best effort, you need to be challenged and enjoy what you do in a supportive and respectful environment. We strive to maintain this balance by offering our employees the amenities, benefits and training they need to reach personal and professional goals.

What you can expect

  • Attractive remuneration and annual bonus.
  • Hybrid model of work, Location: Bulgaria.
  • Great benefits for your convenience and safety:
    • Peer-to-peer recognition program.
    • Lunch vouchers, MultiSport card.
    • Life insurance and additional Medical Care.

  • Learning and development opportunities, both internal and external.

We encourage our employees to participate in community service events and other team-building activities to strengthen their bonds and inspire each other.

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