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Program Manager

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0011607
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2023
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Key responsibilities:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with project leaders to define, prioritise and develop PMO mechanisms of support
  • Leading and developing the Sequence Alliance Project Controls
  • Ensure accurate and timely cost, schedule and change management communication
  • Provide clear communication of how projects are progressing to senior management
  • Proactively identifying & raising issues so there are “no surprises”
  • Ensuring projects are adequately resources, project delivery groups needs are understood
  • Plan and set deliverables and timelines and assign work to PMO Leads
  • Produce EVM Management
  • Analyse data for resource allocation
  • Draft and implement PMO policy and process
  • Evaluate programs of work to ensure compliance, quality and performance
  • Document project development and execution to scope, budget, and justifications
  • Support the PMO Leads in Secretariat activities

Key Experiences preferred:

The candidate of choice should bring 5+ years of hands-on experience of:

  • Proven track record delivering complex and international projects +$100 million, in PMO
  • Significant commercial experience (5+ years) working in complex, multi-discipline engineering projects including phases of design, procurement, construction, commissioning. Ideally within the rail industry.
  • A degree in engineering or equivalent.
  • Training in PMP, Prince 2 or similar Project Management methodology.
  • Highly motivated, with excellent leadership, organisational, communication and people skills.
  • Agile mindset, able to take prompt decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work and lead in a multicultural environment.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Experience in the following areas of project management: Customer management, scheduling, planning, critical path analysis, change management, risk management, cost estimation

Key qualifications preferred:

  • Degree in Engineering or Computer Science with background in Systems Engineering.
  • 5 + years experience in a project management role, and this having this experience in rail, systems and signalling is highly desirable;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse cultural organization with multiple key stakeholders displaying highly polished interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience in effective resource management and working with a large multi-cultural team;
  • Estimating and negotiations.
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