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Project Management Office

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

You as a Project Management Office, will be part of Power Grids business based in Dubai, UAE. You are responsible for adding value to HBU business and increase project management efficacy by incorporating digital transformation and technology. Supporting the project management community to excel in their function to provide professional project management services and operations transparency to our customers ensuring their expectations are fully met. Coordinating and overseeing team development and standardized process development to continually improve effectiveness of project execution teams.

Your responsibilities

  • Project portfolio – governance: Ensuring the portfolio of projects in the HBU, follows project management methodologies in accordance with company regulations and standard procedures. In cooperation with the Operating Unit’s Operations Mangers, define roles and responsibilities for the HBU’s project management function, put in place governance, create templates, set standards, share best practices and lessons learned.
  • Project Management Knowledge: Advance and maintain of the “HBU PMO” team space providing the HBU’s project management community with access to project management policies, operations framework, best industry practices and facilitates global knowledge transfer. Centralized contact point for the HBU’s project management process. Centralize templates and standard Project Management documents for the HBU. Manage centralized project lessons learned ensuring that lesson learned from project execution are analyzed and conclusions are incorporated in continuous improvement actions. Actively contribute and participate with global PMO to develop and improve the PMO function.
  • PM Processes & Applications: Deploying common project management process across the HBU. Ensuring compliance to PG and BU Project Review Policies and Procedures. Ensuring HBU project managers comply with PM guideline (Framework 3.0). Active Project Review participation as required by regulations. Support recovery of projects in ‘watch’ and ‘critical’ status. Project monitoring status for Top Projects (value, complexity, critical projects) in the HBU.
  • PM Competences: In collaboration with HRBP, develop project management competencies, including training and HAPG certification. Developing an HBU ‘project manager onboarding’ regulation incorporating a dedicated mentor, enrolment to the PG certification Programme and introduction to the PMO Workspace, GPP (PMO Application), project review requirements and regulations. Driving mentoring process across the HBU. PM certification/Training process owner for the HBU. MAP HBU project mangers’ capabilities and GAP fulfilment.
  • Project Portfolio Analytics: Leading and prepare for the BU Project Portfolio Reviews and Analytics (KPIs). Determining and establishing a short- and medium-term action plan based on regular portfolio analysis.
  • If required, arrange for in depth reviews (deep dive reviews) on watch and critical projects. In cooperation with the HBU Quality connect and collaborate with Global Product Groups (GPG) concerning SOPs, product related issues and COPQs.
  • Leadership & development: Developing project management resources and competencies. Identify development needs and ensure that these are met. Developing and maintaining a project management training programme for the HBU’s Project Management community.
  • Safety & Integrity: Living Hitachi ABB Power Grid’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • A relevant Degree in Engineering is required.
  • More than 10 years of experience in PMO.

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com

Publication date

2021-09-07

Reference Number

AE51851575_E1

Basic Info
Location Dubai, Dubay, Utd.Arab Emir.
Job type Full-Time
Contract Regular/Permanent

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