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Project Manager

The Project Manager is responsible for managing (initiating, planning, monitoring, coordinating progress) and realising the objectives of the projects assigned to him/her with respect to the client and the organisation.

Leuven, Belgium 12.07.2018
  • Manages and coordinates projects and follows them to ensure that they progress smoothly and that possible problems are dealt with efficiently.
  • Is responsible for the results of the planning phase up to and including the feedback & evaluation phase of the assigned projects and makes sure that the clients are always satisfied.
  • Supports Sales in the Pre-Sales phase (also known as the initiation phase of a project).
  • Cooperates closely with internal and external parties in order to involve the right people at the right moment, and sees to it that they carry out their tasks properly.
  • Is responsible for controlling the budget/costs and the extra costs for the assigned projects.
  • Ensures that internal and external stakeholders know about the progress, approach and quality of the project and sees to it that obstacles are dealt with.
  • Follows up '3rd party' equipment if part of the project.
  • Follows procedures and guidelines for project-based work.
  • Ensures a smooth and professional transfer of the project to the Service Organisation.
  • Cooperates closely with other Project Managers to provide mutual support where necessary and joins in creating a pleasant and collaborative atmosphere in the Project Management Office.

 

1. Management of technical-operational projects:

  • Supports and implements projects in the planning phase up to and including the feedback & evaluation phase.
  • Organises and facilitates meetings and other forms of assembly related to the projects and reports on this to the stakeholders and makes sure that obstacles are dealt with efficiently.
  • Is well-informed about the content of the assigned projects and ensures that they are planned and followed up properly.
  • Takes initiatives that improve the processes.
  • Cooperates with the Area Sales Manager to organise ‘Pre-delivery Inspection’ or ‘Factory Acceptance Test’ visits that could be asked for by the client, and follows up obstacles.
  • Visits assigned projects in the field , up to 30% of his/her time and can be adhoc travel
  • Controls the budget of the 'extra costs' for the assigned projects.

 

2. Information flow external:

  • Cooperates closely with the customer, the agent and, possibly, the line integrator and ensures a proper information flow about the arrangements made.
  • Is available to give technical support/advice to agents and customers in the initiation phase of a project.

 

3. Information flow internal:

  • Puts together the construction file for each machine in which all features of the project are included.
  • Cooperates closely with the departments Sales, Production, Service and R&D and ensures a proper information flow about the arrangements made.
  • Coordinates the production (and possible approval) of the construction drawing(s) of the project.
  • Ensures that the production checklist is checked and takes care of the necessary communication of backorder shipments to the stakeholders.
  • Is available to give technical support/advice to the Area Sales Managers in the initiation phase of a project.
  • Sees to it that the Field Service Engineer in charge of the installation, start-up and commissioning has all the necessary information about the project involved so that the intended results are achieved as efficiently as possible.

 

4. Design:

  • Designs solutions for line integration (if required) in cooperation with Customer Engineering and Sales.
  • Supports the technical clarifications in the initiation phase of a project.

 

Candidate profile:

  • Good communication skills oral & written
  • Customer-minded
  • Flexible
  • Organisational skills
  • Precise
  • Office 
  • Experience in leading projects
  • Team worker
  • A can do mentality
  • Experience with CAD is an asset
  • 5-10 Years of project management experience

 

Education:

Master or Bachelor in Technology / Engineering


Other skills/abilities:

Very good knowledge of English. Knowledge of Dutch, French or German are a plus


How to apply?

Please send your resume to tss-jobs.be@tomra.com