Head of Project Management- Rail Electrification

Job Description

Organization: Mobility
Business Unit: United States
Requisition Number: 248309
Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Portland
Other Locations: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Job Description:


Position Overview:

The Head of Project Management- Rail Electrification is responsible for managing infrastructure projects, associated customer engagement, market opportunities, and operations throughout Siemens Mobility North America. The individual in this role should have a deep understanding of power engineering and electrification within the rail industry. The position is required to interface with business unit leads, functional heads, and global experts.




Primary Responsibilities:


* Coordinates overall planning of relevant projects and decides on allocation of resources.


* Maintains constant communication to customers, outside contractors or other stakeholders.


* Takes final decision on organization related budgets.


* Initiates and oversees continuous development of Project Management infrastructure.


* Takes care for effective risk management measures, for the Project Management organization assigned.


* Ensures that assigned Project Management organization meets all agreed performance goals.


* Acts as personal advisor to unit´s Senior Management, in all Project Management related issues.


* May clarify cases as advanced escalation point.


* Heads dedicated team of Project Manager and/or Project Management Office staff.




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:



  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience:  8+ years of experience in power engineering. 
  • Experience within the rail industry is a plus.
  • Individual must demonstrate high professional judgement and competence. 
  • Position requires seasoned management abilities to manage multiple teams with highly qualified technical staff in national or international projects.  
  • Individual must be capable of motivating and influencing others to achieve impact on results in larger organization. 
  • Well established in external and internal networks within field of expertise. 
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively share knowledge in a systematic way in larger organization to grow know-how base and supports a learning organization.





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