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Senior Project Manager

Job ID: R0131635 Location: Oslo, Oslo County, Norway
Regular Employment, Full time
Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales Commercial Norway AS holds the existing Contract for delivery of the Traffic Management System (TMS) to Bane NOR. Thales holds also the existing framework agreement with Bane NOR for the construction of a signalling system until the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) will be put into operation. In addition, Thales have also ongoing bid for interesting project within the transportation sector.

Thales has in Norway several ongoing projects and are now searching for a Project Manager for employment. The position will be responsible for managing one or more projects in the Ground Transportation domain.

Main responsibilities

  • Interfaces the Customer for the execution of the contract s/he is responsible for.

  • Manages, directs and coordinates the dedicated teams, both internal (work package managers, etc.) and external (subcontractors, etc.) as well as associated teams: sales, finance, contract management, etc. Bid and project planning and reporting

  • Resource planning and follow up

  • Ensures project delivery within defined criteria

  • Follow up of contractual requirements negotiated with the customer and profitability targets with respect to the Unit

  • Consolidates and analyses management of technical and financial risks associated with the contract, reports on potential problems and proposes solutions

  • Ensures product security and compliance with applicable standards and regulations

  • Has responsibility for revenue and inward cash flow, and for meeting or improving adjusted gross margin planned for the project

  • In certain cases, assumes responsibility for through-life support (TLS) Projects; Customer relations (information, deliveries, reviews, contract amendments, claims, etc.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Relevant work experience from comparable positions

  • 5+ years experience as Project Manager

  • Project Management and planning skills

  • Knowledge of the Norwegian Rail Network and systems used within Bane NOR

  • Active project management certification

  • Strong communication skills, in both Norwegian and English

  • Ability to drive engagement and motivate teams

We offer

  • A strong academic and international environment and skilled colleagues

  • Good opportunities for development

  • Challenging and interesting projects

  • Career opportunities both nationally and internationally

  • Competitive terms, pensions and insurance agreements

  • Flexible working conditions

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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