Project Manager Job at Cubic Corporation – Hamburg

Business Unit:
Cubic Transportation Systems

Company Details:
Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We’re the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.

Job Details:
Job Summary:
Provide complex expertise, business development and proposal management support on all assigned projects. Responsible for managing technical work, budgets, schedules, client management, and oversight of the successful work, of a multi-disciplinary technical team. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for proposal, pricing, and Statement of Work (SOW) development

Create Program Integrated Management Plan containing events, accomplishments, and criteria

Serve as the prime point of contact for projects with customer, senior management, and functional management

Control project risk through team identification of risk, risk quantification, and develop risk mitigation strategies

Create staffing profiles, schedules and budgets in support of the project execution and profit goals

Support negotiations as required with the customer

Conduct regular program evaluation and review meetings to identify current and future problems and initiate actions for their resolution

Arrange and attend all customer meetings

Interface with customer on technical issues, scheduling, and cost and respond to all customer technical and operational questions with appropriate assistance from functional organizations

Prepare and submit progress reports to higher management and to the customer when required

Maintain regular liaison with all proposal/program contributors to ensure the necessary level of communication is in place to assure realization of their commitments

Approve and monitor major purchase orders and subcontracts

Approve make/buy decisions

Monitor and evaluate subcontractors’ performance to ensure cost, technical, and schedule requirements are met

Monitor and ensure the control of product quality and configuration

Ensure that all contract deliverables and services are properly delivered to the customer for acceptance within the contractual schedule

Verify timely invoicing of all completed Contract Line Item Number

Comply with Cubic’s values and adherence to all company policy and procedures. In particular comply with the code of conduct, quality, security and occupational health, safety and environmental policies and procedures

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by their manager from time-to-time, as may be reasonably required of them

Minimum Job Requirements:
Skills knowledge and experience:
Extensive proven technical or project related experience

Previous management experience

Must have a general knowledge of pricing procedures

Must be able to deal effectively with a wide variety of departmental issues.

Requires strong team building and multi-tasking skills.

Must be a pro-active leader who is decisive and action-oriented.

Fluent in German (preferably native speaker) and a good command of English

Management of multi-tiered software or engineering development

Strong relationships with relevant public transport operators and associations

Experience with the German e-ticket standard “Kernapplikation”.

Experience with ticket sales solutions for public transport.

Education and qualifications

Degree or equivalent qualification in an engineering or other technical discipline and/or equivalent level of experience

Professional Project Management qualification

Personal Qualities

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with customers, subcontractors and vendors, and to deal with employees and managers at all levels and across all departments.

Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Ability to travel as needed by individual project requirements

Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance, if necessary.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business needs.

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About the Company

Company: Cubic Corporation –

Company Location:  Hamburg

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