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Head of Project Management Excellence (f/m/d)

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Project Management Excellence

Develop what will be important tomorrow

The world never stands still. And new challenges arise every day. With a passion for questioning things, for supplying ideas, and thoughtfully driving things forward we are helping society move towards a smarter tomorrow. Be it with technologies that reduce carbon emissions in cities or hyperintelligent robots. This is how we are able, to address the most significant projects and push them forward together. Help us craft the future.

Your Role – International, Exciting and Future-Oriented!

  • In this role you will craft the future with our customers to ensure competitiveness with our automation portfolio throughout the entire plant lifecycle, from integrated engineering to coordinated operation.
  • As a headquarters organization, you collaborate and support the regions in the execution of projects in various industries such as Pharma, Chemical, Water & Wastewater, Food & Beverage and Glass.
  • In your new role, you will manage a team of 14 project managers and project assistants to focus on strategically meaningful, sophisticated and/or risky projects for the process automation business.
  • Responsible for the project execution assigned to the headquarter, regions and countries with project managers by supporting and mentoring regions and countries in case of project problems.
  • Your team act as consultants of the global PM community and project teams in methodological and professional questions
  • By applying the agile approach, you will improve the PM processes, project quality schedules (Q-Gates) and project-specific guidelines and rules according to PM@Siemens.
  • You improve the project performance (e.g., sales margins, new orders, average hourly rate, NCCs…) through definition of key metrics and project analysis support
  • You will guide and develop project managers who can execute project with high margins, in time with appropriate project staffing, applying the Global Engineering Centers to the highest customer happiness by applying and improving standardized tools, processes and software.
  • Inside the SE&C solution organization you ensure qualified project management by supervising the PM certification management / process
  • With your expertise, you will be approximately 50% productive through consulting activities such as project management, sales support, or mentoring of projects, etc.

Your Qualifications and Skills – Digital and Proven!

  • You bring a Bachelor, Master degree or equivalent qualification in a technical subject of study, as well as several years’ experience in the process industry
  • You convince with a modern leadership style, which you have already shown for several years in leading interdisciplinary and teams with multifaceted strengths.
  • You are certified according to PM@Siemens.
  • You have in depth knowledge about project management, operational excellence, and strategic aspects of the business.
  • Your outstanding personnel leadership skills are expressed in your ability to work in a team, your interpersonal skills as well as decisiveness.
  • Personally, you convince with your excellent time management, cost-conscious actions, communication, and presentation methodology as well as your negotiation skills.
  • Business proficient in English and German skills, ideally in combination with working experience in foreign countries, round off your profile

Wanted: designers of the future.


https://new.siemens.com/ - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

http://www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds - if you would like to find out more about Digital Minds at Siemens.

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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