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Advanced ERP Project Manager

ABB Group

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 26, 2021.

Take 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 Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions
– enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption.

We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel.

The role reports to Business Solution Manager.

As a Advanced Project Manager you are at key in our IT organization, meeting and exceeding customer expectations while helping to build a sustainable and profitable future.

You will have the opportunity to tackle some of the most innovative and complex Information Technology ERP projects in the industry today.

Your responsibilities You will lead a group of Project Managers in the Business Solutions team supporting all other Domain Verticals and have complete ownership for the execution of the ELIT (Electrification Information Technology) ERP Practice projects, using either ABB and/or 3rd party resources, and ensure that all related activities are executed in accordance with company procedures and project objectives.

It will include: Defining with key stakeholders the scope of work, cost/budget, resources required, time schedule, and detailed work allocation.

Organizing, monitoring and controlling activities to safeguard achievement of planned stage-gates and efficient utilization of available resources.

Monitoring and controlling of project financials, as well as proactive management and mitigation of project risks.

Ensuring the successful close down of the project on project completion and the capture and documentation of lessons learned.

Executing project communication and issuing reporting for project performance against plan and business outcome.

Actively strive to optimize overall resource planning and utilization.

Commits to improve performance while taking action to minimize risks.

Acts proactively to avoid/minimize project risks and turn situations into opportunities.

Sees the overall impact of scope changes and actively negotiates as they arise to ABB’s best interest.

Plan critical path, monitor and control project activities to maximize cash flow.

Coordinate/negotiate with major vendors to improve pricing and delivery.

Coordinate with internal departments to assist in accomplishing the project goals.

Create effective reports (status/progress) to all stakeholders with appropriate detail for desired understanding of the true project status and what needs to be achieved to accomplish project goals and objectives.

Strong experience working on a complex matrix organization ensuring multiple and diverse stakeholders engagement.

Work with others in a coordinated and professional way to create a team environment that achieves project success.

Strong experienced working with multiple demands with competing priorities Adherence to project management methodologies and governance.

Your background Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with minimum 10+ years of IT experience with SAP General Project Management knowledge in area of IT/IS required.

Minimum 10 years of Project Management experience required.

Desirable experience working with latest SAP technologies and projects such as, S4 HANA and CFIN (Central Finance).

PMP (Project Management Professional) certification desirable.

Must have a thorough knowledge of Project Management disciplines and process.

Demonstrated customer focus with the ability to build effective working relationships with all stakeholders.

Ability to operate within a pressurized environment, high visibility programs, consistently delivering results and achieving objectives on time and within the agreed parameters.

Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate to steering committee, reference teams and stakeholders (including project plans, announcements, metrics/KPIs, etc.) and with local, global and cross-divisional virtual teams.

Demonstrate negotiation skills in interaction with internal and external customers.

Ability to assess, propose and implement solutions for rapid recovery of troubled or challenged workstreams.

Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in United States.

Experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment.

Willingness to travel approximately 30%.

Fluent spoken and written English is a must.

More about us nn We look forward to receiving your application.

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status.

For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: .

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M.

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