Project Manager: Project Assurance and Project Planner
The Project Office within Trucks Product Project / Volvo Group Trucks Technology, has the responsibility to deliver major competitive, attractive products & services for our customers’ success. The projects are conducted by the Chief Project Managers (CPMs).
The Project Office is an organization which offers a lot of opportunity to work across the globe. Your colleagues will either sit beside you or will be located in Sweden, France or Brazil. We are open and transparent, and believe the diversity of background, culture, gender make a difference.
Within Project Office North America (PONA), the group Project Planning and Assurance Management supports the CPMs by leading the planning work and managing the quality assurance of projects in order to successfully meet project targets for our customers.
This driven team of 12 people is located either in Hagerstown (MD) or Greensboro (NC). We have the opportunity to work on vehicle, driveline and connect services projects for conventional and electric Trucks.
Volvo PONA is now looking for a motivated candidate who would like to develop his or her project management skills.
As Project Planner and Project Assurance Manager your main focus is to ensure that we reach the end of the project delivering a great new product to our customers. This is done by maintaining project quality throughout the project and making sure that the project runs with a realistic time plan.
Your main scope of responsibility will be risk management, planning development, and proactive work to reach the project milestones and continuous improvement.
To achieve the project objectives, you will always work cross-functionally. Your stakeholders will belong to the different organizations from engineering to marketing to manufacturing.
The customer needs should drive you. You should have a holistic view to support the projects going forward, but also an eye for details when it comes to project planning and project quality assurance. You should realize the importance of great teamwork. You should be a proactive team player with confidence in your communication skills and a “Make it happen” mindset.
- Developing and securing the Project Main Timeplan and coordinating with related projects
- Identifying the Critical/Logical path and building alternative scenarios
- Leading the project risk management work
- Follow-up on project progress , tracking and leading activities concerning non-conformances in the project work
- Securing the project gates, activities and deliverables
- Organizing gate audits and presenting the project status
- Gathering lessons learned
- Minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Electronic or equivalent, Master's degree preferred
- Minimum 5 years of project management or engineering experience required
- PMP certification is preferred
- Software skills are valued for connected service projects
We offer you an opportunity to be empowered and to develop your project management skills in an attractive environment. You will have a unique opportunity to gain knowledge within different functions such as engineering, sales, production and purchasing. You do so in an open environment that values your improvement proposals. All we ask in return – your dedication to the task ahead!
Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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