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Project Manager - EMEA

Are you a highly organized individual with strong project management and team management skills? Do you have a background in logistics, automotive and technology project management? If so, join us as a Senior Project Manager - EMEA to manage and deliver a variety of projects concerning new site launches, factory layouts and refits and implementing various automation.


About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Working at a senior management level, taking ownership and leading business critical projects, new business, business expansions, customer product launches within the organization.

  • Project managing a variety of CAPEX and infrastructure projects, new site launches, fit out of existing factories, re-engineered factory layouts, implementation of automations

  • Serving as primary liaison to internal/external stakeholders throughout a project lifecycle.

  • Leading a cross-functional team on an international basis.

  • Managing key project KPI’s (schedule, deliverables, and budget). Providing project status reports and identifying risks and issues impacting the project completion.  

  • Managing project budgets (CAPEX and Launch costs), and implementing actions to resolve cost overruns.

  • Managing the project scope definition and sign-off, and leading the change management process thereafter.

  • Presenting project status reports to senior executive level.

  • Ability/willingness to travel for up to 100% of a working week.


Your Key Qualifications

  • Education to degree level or equivalent. Possession of a recognized project management qualification (PRINCE 2, APMP, PMP). Relevant experience in lieu of qualification would be considered.
  • 7+ years’ experience in a Logistics/Manufacturing environment ideally with PMO/Operations Management experience.
  • Experience of leading projects, new sites, new geography from project launch (Greenfield/Brownfield) to handover of working operation to local business.
  • Experience of using recognized project management tools (MS Project, WRIKE, etc.).
  • You should have strong organizational/analytical skills and be able to translate ideas to action effectively.
  • Excellent communication (German language will be a distinct benefit and advantage)
  • Outstanding communication, negotiation and influencing skills whilst maintaining integrity are essential as you will be liaising with all levels of management and operations.
  • The ability to cope with time pressure in volume dynamic operations is required whilst continuing to be enthusiastic and have a high level of energy ensuring project deadlines are consistently achieved.
  • Some experience in Engineering / Six Sigma would be an advantage


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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