Project Manager at ABB (Charleston, SC)

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Project Manager
Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

In this role, you will oversee projects within the Ports, Process Automation Marine & Ports (PAMP) in Charleston, South Carolina, providing clear guidelines, tasks and milestones, while motivating and providing feedback.Your will be responsible to lead the execution of medium size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with ABB policy, relevant cyber security regulations and standards, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets and schedule commitments.
This position reports to

Manager Port Service
Your responsibilities

  • Project leadership: Leads the project team, establishes the project execution approach and oversees project hand over, execution planning and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources in order to accomplish all project goals
  • Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects
  • Instructions and guidelines: Active involvement in continuous improvement and simplification
  • Supports improving guidelines, tools and templates
  • Ensures compliance to relevant cyber security regulations, standards and contractual requirements
  • Budget, sales, and operations planning: Supports local Sales and Tendering through early involvement in tenders
  • Project execution and control: Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and ABB policies
  • Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization
  • Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow
  • Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued
  • Captures, analyses and shares lessons learned throughout the project
  • Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close out and acknowledgement by the customer, all in accordance with the contract
  • Contract and claims/ & Procurement Management: Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with ABB policies and contractual agreements
  • Coordinates with Supply Chain Management and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers
  • Supports Procurement and Logistics in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes
  • Stakeholder relations: Acts as the key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders
  • Health, safety and environment (HSE): Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety and environmental policies
  • Creates project HSE Plans and ensures that common HSE policies and reporting are implemented across the project with all stakeholders, including collaboration/consortium partners and sub suppliers
  • Demonstrates unique actions/initiatives to support site safety and ensures consistent HSE performance
  • People leadership and development: Leads the project team members to achieve project requirements, delivery of contracted deliverables and meeting the committed project result
  • Project Recovery: Demonstrates and proactively applies immediate recovery actions to mitigate schedule delays and cost overruns
  • Planning and scheduling: Defines and applies project scheduling techniques to manage schedule risks proactively to avoid possible future schedule deviations with OTD (on time delivery) impact
  • Applies earned value method to manage critical path and project float to optimize the schedule
  • Accurately forecasts schedule to determine if the project is still within defined tolerance ranges and identifies any necessary change requests to drive the closure
  • Plans and tracks all project activities, establishes scheduling risks and opportunities in order to deliver projects on time according to commitments to the customer and ABB
  • Demonstrates ability to guide and collaborate with a project planning and control specialist
  • Document Management: Identifies and plans all document deliverables required by the contractual scope of work and incorporates this plan into the overall project plan/schedule
  • Tracks document progress and follows up on overdue comments from customer
Your background

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 or more years of project management experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program
  • Healthcare plan
More about us

ABB Marine & Ports supplies world-leading technologies that are driving the evolution of sustainable shipping. Electrical propulsion, data-driven decision support and integrated solutions for ship and shore from ABB are paving the way to a zero-emission marine industry, providing greater efficiency and reliability to shipowners, and preparing vessels to meet the demands of tomorrow. Our automation and electrical solutions are making port and terminal operations safer, greener and more productive. ABB Marine & Ports operates in 26 countries and has 2,000 employees. look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid
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ABB operates in the Analytics industry. ABB was founded in 2022. It has 94141 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 116 open jobs at ABB, click here.
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