Vanderlande North America

Project Manager

Job ID
2017-3172
Category
Management

Overview

The Project Manager manages multi-million dollar material handling projects specifically in Baggage Handling, Warehouse Automation, and Parcel Sortation throughout North America. We are seeking a business professional with an entrepreneurial background and in depth understanding of executing major material handling systems in a multi-disciplinary environment. We are a fast-paced matrixed organization seeking a PM with not only the technical background to do the job but just as importantly work in a team environment.

Responsibilities

• Lead administrative, contractual, technical, and financial aspects of the projects.

• Organize the project team and develop effective relationships.

• Preserve the integrated system design to meet the system performance and technical specification requirements.
• Manage the project master schedule to achieve timely completion of the contract.
• Report monthly project status.
• Act as primary interface with customer and key stakeholders.
• Manage multiple tasks and projects as required.
• Lead a multi-disciplined team and sub-contractors; manage conflict, establish priorities, coordinate many concurrent and sequencing activities, develop the people associated with the team, promote effective interactions among many departments, and provide the project team with leadership.
• Manage risks and seek opportunities.
• Manage the project cash flow and schedule of deliverables against price/time curves.
• Exercise overall profit responsibility for the total project.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 8 years of Project Management experience demonstrating increasing levels of project value and complexity.
• Experience with completion of medium sized projects ($15-25M) in the Construction and/or Material Handling Industry. 
• Strong subcontractor management experience. 
• Experience managing complex group of stakeholders and consultants within complex project environments.
• Must be willing and able to travel up to 50%. (Note: Most travel is done on weekdays)

 

Preferred Qualifications:
• BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical field.
• PMP, P.E., or LEED Certification/Accreditation.
• Experience with Automated Control Systems.
• Experience working for an international organization.

 

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities:
• Leadership capability to create a unified and motivated project team. 
• Excellent stakeholder management, verbal and written communication skills.
• Independent decision-making ability with strong financial focus.
• Sound knowledge of contract law.
• Ability to manage diverse team of internal disciplines.

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