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Senior Project Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Senior Project ManagerTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services. Working as a Senior Project Manager, you will oversee the execution of Rail and major electrical distribution projects within the ABB Electrification Business Canada leading the project team, establishing the approach, and overseeing hand-over, planning, and monitoring and control activities.In this role, you will maintain and enhance customer satisfaction by providing excellent service at all stages of the project, as well as guiding, coaching, and developing the skills and knowledge of the project team.
Your responsibilities
  • Defining project plan documents in relation to scope, budget, schedule and risk management.
  • Monitoring project implementation to ensure best practices in terms of costs, resource efficiency, risk management and Health, Safety & Environment (HSE).
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders, effectively communicating with them and acting as the key contact for the customer
  • Managing the project according to agreed requirements, ensuring that all targets are met, and that relevant guidelines are followed.
  • Monitoring and controlling project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, costs, expenses and cash flow.
  • Driving the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and acknowledgement by the customer.

Your background
  • 10 years of experience in project management, working as Senior project manager for Electrical distribution projects for at least 5 years.
  • Demonstrated experience in management of project scope, cost, schedules and vendors/subcontractors.
  • Sound knowledge of DC Rail switchgear and transformers and the Electric distribution market.
  • Knowledge of SAP, MS Projects, MS Office applications.
  • Management experience in project execution, with strong, well-developed communication, influencing and coaching skills.
  • A PMP certification and Engineering degree in Electrical field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill French & English.

  • Retirement plan
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us
We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our the 4th year in a row, ABB Canada has been recognized as one of Canada's top employers by Forbes Magazine and has been ranked #1 within the industry category. Also named as Canada's Top 100 Employers, Montreal's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, and Best Candidate Experience Award (CandE Award), ABB's culture and commitment are to provide a caring workplace where everyone collaborates, feels valued, respected, included and supported. Also committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to the applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.#LI-Hybrid
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