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GPEx Program Manager in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job ID: 26710BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a GPEx Program Manager. In this position, a GPEx Program Manager can expect to be responsible for the following:

* Primary responsibility will be serving as a GPEx Program Manager for a customer I&C Modernization Program.

* Manage large, highly complex projects or multiple, related projects that span functions, organizations, geographic regions, or cultures. Oversee and hold accountable direct reporting or matrixed project managers and team members to deliver program objectives. Partner with business development leaders to set strategy and to capture growth opportunities that advance strategic and business objectives. Demonstrate advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, communication, influence, negotiation, and conflict resolution. May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the highly complex proposal projects as assigned.

* Define and initiate projects and assign and/or obtain project managers to manage cost, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program. Oversee and direct the authoring of project plans including developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines. Analyze needs and develop unique customer satisfaction and project performance metrics.

* Manage overall project performance to meet quality, schedule and financial goals as set forth by Westinghouse, customer and regulatory requirements. Direct responsibility for program financial performance. Ensure program sub-projects are delivered on schedule and within budget. Oversee all work activities and motivate to increase performance. Manage program resource assignments to ensure program goals are achievable.
Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives, and make recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent.

* Oversee closure of component projects within the program. Formally close program when all component projects are completed. Perform final program quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work.

* Align stakeholder (e.g., team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in country representation, etc.) expectations to achieve overall acceptance of program objectives. Effectively communicate program interdependencies and requirements, identify and mitigate risks, and resolve conflicts and issues.

* 10% -20% travel required.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.
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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

* Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, or related technical discipline. Advance Degree preferred.

* Minimum 12 years of project management experience in increasingly higher levels of complexity required; 15 plus preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead, influence, and solve high level problems. Proven ability to analyze information for complex decision making.

* Mastery of Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge.

* Westinghouse Program Manager qualification completed. For external candidate, must be have PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent, or meet eligibility requirements. PMI PMP certification or Program Management Professional (PMP) certification or other equivalent project management certification. Project controls-related certification (scheduling, estimating, earned value, risk, etc.) will be viewed as a plus.

* Previous I&C Experience preferred.


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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