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GPEx - Advanced Project Manager in New Stanton, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job ID: 26744BR

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Global Project Excellence (GPEx) Advanced Project Manager (APM) in Project Management Operations (PMO) within the Instrumentation & Control (I&C) Projects Group. In this position, a GPEx APM can expect to be responsible for the following:

* Responsible for all project management processes on moderate complexity projects, a portfolio of lower complexity projects, or a portion of a high complexity project/program. Lead medium-sized team (average 10–30 team members), which may include project controls and sub-project managers. Support proposal process for moderate complexity projects, as assigned.

* Oversee the development of cost estimates and offers for operating plants support and modifications. Support and/or drive customer negotiations.

* Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project management plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers per the Westinghouse Global Project Excellence Procedure (GPEP).

* Based on project management plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work. Manage and integrate all aspects of project 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.

* Properly close project 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, and risk avoidance for future work.

* Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) in a matrix environment to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.

* Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.

* The successful candidate will be highly motivated, willing to take ownership of challenges, and customer focused.

* The APM will be responsible for the Sizewell WISCO2 Lifetime Support Contract. The APM will work closely with the customer, regional leadership, and the product line to define the detailed scope of work for the contract, then oversee the execution of the contract. The Lifetime Support Contract is intended to support plant operations through end of plant life for the Process Control System (PCS) and Distributed Computer System (DCS) by identifying and managing risks that could impact operability. The APM will develop the overall strategy, implementation, and all associated activities and operations.

* Experience with the Ovation® Platform, Sizewell Nuclear Power Plant, United Kingdom Regulations, Nuclear Power Plant Operations & Maintenance, Obsolescence Management, and Global Parts Operations are highly desired.

** Individuals with familiarity with the commercial nuclear industry, instrumentation & control systems, global work experience, and business acumen are preferred.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

* Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, or related technical discipline required; Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction or Business preferred.

* Minimum 8 years of experience as project manager leading and directing low to moderate complexity projects to successful completion (3 years in technical/engineering role and 2 years as project manager may be considered as equivalent);

* 6 -10 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction is preferred.

* Familiar with the Project Management Institute (PMI®)’s Project Management Body of Knowledge required. PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or other approved equivalent project management certification is required.

* Westinghouse Advanced Project Manager qualification completed or in process. The successful candidate will be required to complete the APM qualification within a designated time period. Exemptions may be provided based on prior training and work experience.

* Strong interpersonal skills, such as effective verbal and written communications; ability to lead team members; ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and ability to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned, with minimal guidance from supervisory Project Managers and mentors.
* Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Office tools. Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.

* Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for reporting, High-quality presentation skills, and Negotiation Skills.

* Experience with SAP, Primavera (P6), Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, and Active Risk Manager a plus.

* Some travel (10-20%), including international travel, is required for this position.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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