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Junior Project Manager

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Project Management

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English (UK)

Job Description

From locomotives, trains and trams, to rail infrastructure including electrification, communications, control systems and signalling systems, Siemens Mobility has a comprehensive range of solutions to enable safe and accessible mobility across Australia and New Zealand. As well as rail transport, we also offer solutions in airport logistics postal automation and intelligent transport technologies.

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Project Manager to join our team in Docklands, Victoria, and is a great role for someone looking to take the next step in their project management career.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Senior Project Manager with day-to-day project management 
  • Plan, schedule and monitor Project Management and Engineering tasks
  • Coordinate deliverable's between local team and support teams overseas (Germany) to ensure smooth project delivery
  • Manage project interfaces externally and internally (between local and overseas teams)
  • Coordinate and Interact with all internal and external stakeholders (e.g. customer, suppliers, local/overseas project management, engineering and general management)
  • Manage assigned subcontract to budget, quality and schedule
  • Ensure efficient risk and contracts/ claim management throughout the project to minimise/ mitigate the risk exposure of the project
  • Ensure regular communication and project status reporting to the local and overseas management
  • Perform Project Management improvement projects as assigned (Project Risk Management System in accordance with established Project Management delivery methodology, RIC/ Engineering Design Processes/ Resource Planning)

Main duties:

  • Interface management and coordination
  • Manage project claims and risk
  • Perform process improvements
  • Ownership of resolving all quality issues and NCCs
  • Active support in improving the quality of project execution

Qualification required for the position

Work experience abroad and within a cross-cultural team

Master (or comparable) degree in Engineering and Business Administration – focus

Project Management

Commercial/ accounting background

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Applications

Proficient in the use of Saviom Resource Planning tools


Essential Skills required for the position:

  1. Fluent language skills in English and German

  2. Ability to work in a diverse and multi-cultural team

  3. Detailed experience with working with PM Delivery Methodology know-how and PM tools

  4. Experience with SAP applications

  5. Ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation and customers, whilst fostering strong working relationships (essential)

Employment Experience

-         Minimum 5 years Work experience within a similar role

-         Project Management experience – within the Rail Industry including Signalling and Train Control deliverable's (Minimum 2 years)

-         Experience with project management process improvements

-         Contract Management experience

-         Tendering experience

This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity to join a global provider in Mobility solutions. In return for your commitment you will have access to an attractive remuneration package and possible future career opportunities.

Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion help us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower our employees to best meet work and personal commitments




Job ID: 105284

Organization: Mobility

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time





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