Program Manager and Acting PMO Manager

04 Oct 2016
06 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   21279BR

Operating Plants Business (OPB) Providing global field services and instrumentation and control solutions to new and operating plants. The objective for this position is to mentor, coach, and collaborate with OPB China project management teams, bringing vision to Westinghouse process. Take overall responsibility on OPB China projects delivery performance.
  • Take overall responsibility on Westinghouse OPB China projects delivery performance. Including on time delivery in every milestone, execute under as sold cost plan, delivery with high quality and win customer high satisfaction.
  • Lead project management team member, cultivate positive and straight forward team culture. Empower Project Managers to lead project teams (including engineering, quality, supply chain) and achieve high performance levels.
  • Closely monitor f existing risks and determine  potential risks during project execution. Lead monthly risk management meeting, define and lead immediate mitigate action to reduce risks.  
  • Promote high efficiency teamwork throughout project execution and provide feedback to Project Managers on individual and project performance.
  • Establish effective interface with Customers for Major Programs.
  • Communicate project status, issues, customer satisfaction to appropriate management levels.
  • Work effectively with suppliers, domestic and international, to improve performance and meet Westinghouse and Customer expectations.
  • Work effectively with marketing and engineering to develop strategies and support proposal development and contract negotiations for given business area.
  • Understand mentoring techniques and tools available on Westinghouse George Intranet site.
  • Recommend personnel to enroll in the GPEx PMDP based on business need, evaluation of individuals' experience and performance.
  • Provide developmental project assignments for apprentices with the support from OPEx. Set expectations and reinforce the project manager role according to the GPEx PMDP standards.
  • Co-author project management documents along with the apprentice according to requirements defined within the Global Project Excellence Procedure.
Review, confirm proficiency and sign off the qualification card skillset expectations as the apprentice progress through the qualification process.

Job Requirements
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor's degree or above in Engineering.
  • Eight to ten years of progressive experience in cost and schedule control of large, complex DCS / I&C engineering, procurement, and construction projects. Turbine-generator working background is a plus.
  • Trained in financial skills associated with Project. PMP Certification required.
  • Knowledge of local cultural and business practices required for international projects, including working with Chinese power industry stakeholders such as EPC's, end users, and vendors.
  • Synthesize data and experience from learning, practice and initiatively share with team.
  • Deal with ambiguity situations and sort out the solution to make it simple.
  • Identify the potential risk with proactive attitude.
  • Experience in using SAP & P6 is a plus.Financial Dimensions:
  • Financial Dimensions:
  • Responsible for large projects valued at greater than 10 MUSD.
  • Manage a project team on a matrix basis.

Personal Characteristics
  • Straight forward oriented a self-starter who is highly motivated to succeed.
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of time management and organizational skills
  • Value and display integrity, tenacity, and responsibility.
  • Able to work under pressure, multi-task, and prioritize to meet schedule deadlines and company goals.
Personable team player with those both inside and outside the company.

  •  A bachelor's degree is required
  •  Electric, Engineering, Automation

Work Experience
 Typically more than10 years