Hub Manager - High Voltage Cables

Karlskrona,Blekinge County,Sweden
12 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our global Product Group (PG) High Voltage Cables (HVC) is a worldwide leader in the execution of large and complex EPC projects for power transmission grids, with focus on high-voltage cable systems. In this extremely high-impact role, you will lead our Hub for High Voltage Cables located in Karlskrona (Sweden) and have full responsibility for the Value Chain from the tendering phase to project completion. As the Hub Manager, you will lead a total team of roughly 150 people within the Hub, manage several hundreds of millions of revenues, as well as all activities and functions: Bid & Proposal, Hub Controlling, Project Management, Project Controls, Quality & HSE and Project Engineering.

- Act as a member of the global PG Team for High Voltage Cables within the BU Grid System.

- Act as a member of the local Power Grids Division management team in Sweden.

- Define a strategy for the Hub BU in accordance with decisions from the Global PG and Business Unit; develop and implement a profitable business model for the HVC market.

- Manage commercial risks and opportunities in execution of mega-projects in the off shore wind market.

- Participate in setting and implementing budget and targets in accordance with frames decided by the Global PG.

- Ensure that Hub BU HVC performance targets are achieved and HVC deliveries are made to Customers' full satisfaction.

- Ensure that strategies and corresponding plans are in line with global strategy.

- Lead the Hub BU in Sweden and heads the HVC deliveries from tender to completion providing our Customers the best solution possible to fit their needs.

- Lead and coach some of ABBs most experienced and senior project managers and is responsible for the continuous development of Project Management Capabilities within Global System Group HVC.

- Secure and develop project management competence/resources.

- Meet both Customer expectations and ABB profitability targets.

- Lead and drive the continuous improvement of the Hub BU and represents the Hub towards internal and external interests.

- Participate in marketing & sales and operations.

- Participate in important customer meetings.

- Ensure that actions are approved and in accordance with prevailing policies and instructions.

- Manage the international project operations in offshore environment and develops all associated processes.

- University degree in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines.

- Several years of management experience from large EPC project management, ideally in power T&D. Specific experience in the HV Cables Business is a distinct plus.

- Experience from complex system/project business incl. both technical and commercial skills.

- Strong people management, influencing and networking skills in a highly international and multi-cultural context.

- Extensive experience providing operational and managerial direction for projects, processes and tools, knowledge transfer, organization and people management in power transmission or related segments.

- Fluency in English, both written and spoken, and excellent presentation skills.

- Result-oriented attitude paired with a global mind-set and outstanding communication and influencing skills.