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  • Job reference: RMS0183223

Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Michigan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2017
  • Duration: 6 months renewable
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/09/17)

The Role:
Responsible for project execution, contract compliance, customer satisfaction and financial return for one or more of the most complex and/or large projects involving major financial commitments. Serve as technical consultant to managers and project participants, and coordinate project activities. Develop, recommend and implement initiatives to ensure customer satisfaction and improve performance.

Project Planning and Scheduling:
 Plans, monitors and controls project activities, proactively to maximize cash flow.
 Understands critical path scheduling and assures a minimum, but sufficient project float.
 Actively strives to optimize overall resource planning and utilization considering resources within the local organization.
 Assures a valid Project Safety plan is in place.
 Considers close out activities and influences project for an early close out.
 Identifies and shares lessons learned.
Customer Satisfaction Management in Projects:
 Assures Company's commitments to customer are met, in accordance with contract.
 Assures and seeks to improve customer satisfaction and feedback through consistent customer interaction (e.g. Communication, phone, e-mail, etc.) and Customer meetings (kick off, review, etc.).
 Works proactively to set customer expectations to assure a smooth project including acceptance of project deliveries and timely payment, even under challenging circumstances.
 Encourages openness & respect, and builds trust, confidence & loyalty with customers and partners.
 Promotes a healthy work-life balance within the project team.
 Professional demeanor and interpersonal skills required.
Project Financial and Cost Management:
 Understands and utilizes Corporate Full Cost Calculation Model and different revenue recognition methods.
 Understands project exposure.
 Controls project cost and cash flow.
 Influences project expenditures to maximize cash flow.
Legal and Contract Management for Projects:
 Understands the Company's standard terms and conditions and the impact upon contracts of differing and/or additionally accepted terms and conditions.
 Understands project specific accepted terms and conditions and their application to project contracts, including awareness of risks of negative impact on margin, performance and risk factors.

 Utilizes contract terms and conditions to maximize cash-flow, margin and to limit liabilities (e.g. insurance).

The Company:
power and automation Client

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree with domain experience in the Company business preferred.
PMP® certification from Project Management Institute or certified by major competitor as Project Manager or IPMA Level C/D certification recommended if recruited from an external organization.
Minimum (5) three years of experience working in Paint Automation as a Project Manager or Project Engineer.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Familiarity with Paint automation is a plus.
Familiarity with the Paint process is a plus.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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