Senior Project Manager

  • Job Reference: VC11486
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: DWI Consulting
  • Location: Monopoli
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: All Jobs, Information Technology Jobs, Sales Jobs in IT, Business Development Jobs in IT, Engineering Jobs in IT
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Contact: EMEA Team
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  • Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3006 3619

Job Description

Languages: Italian (Fluent), English (Fluent)


Client Overview:

Our client is recognized as an innovative developer of advanced solutions for the railway and steel sectors, with over three decades of industry experience. With a culture driven by innovation, they distinguish themselves by their ability to internally develop all software and equipment integral to their solutions. This inherent advantage sets them apart from competitors, elevating their products and services to unprecedented levels. Customer satisfaction is paramount to them, and their commitment to understanding and addressing their needs ensures the success of their endeavors. Currently, they are actively contributing their expertise to over 20 international research projects, with 10 receiving funding from the European Union, including HORIZON 2020.


Position Mission:

To accomplish the defined objectives for assigned projects within project terms and conditions, while adhering to client policies and procedures.


Main Responsibilities and Activities:

In relation to assigned key projects:


  - Evaluate hours and associated costs for project management execution activities, along with assessing related risks.


  - Ensure project outcomes align with contractual scope, schedule, quality requirements, and client processes.


  - Monitor, report, and achieve project targets in terms of costs, revenues, margin, and cash flow.

  - Monitor, report, and achieve project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Contract Management:

  - Manage client relationships.

  - Identify and manage business opportunities and change orders.

  - Handle claims.

Team Management:

  - Oversee project team staffing.

  - Evaluate project team member performance.


Performance Criteria:

- Achievement of project budget objectives as per agreed baseline.

- Improved project performance (efficiency).

- Project team performance in line with Personal Development Plan targets relevant to projects.


Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience Required/Technical Skills:

- Master's degree in Engineering.

- Minimum 5 years of industry experience.

- Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role or at least 8 years as a project manager.

- Experience managing complex projects with budgets exceeding €10 million or managing multiple projects with a cumulative budget exceeding €25 million.

- Proficiency in Italian and English.

- Proficient in office tools.

- PMP Certification (or willingness to obtain within 1 year).

- Knowledge of Primavera, MS Project, or equivalent software.