Senior Project Manager – International Railway Projects (f/m)

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Thales is a global technology leader shaping the world of tomorrow today. The Group provides solutions, services and products to customers in the aeronautics, space, transport, digital identity and security, and defence markets. With 83,000 employees in 68 countries, Thales generated sales of EUR19 billion in 2019. Thales is investing in particular in digital innovations - connectivity, Big Data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity - technologies that support businesses, organisations and governments in their decisive moments. In Austria customers in rail transportation, air traffic, cybersecurity and defence missions rely on Thales. Additionally, our expertise in signalling gives people and goods in Central and Eastern European markets, like Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia and Albania, the connected journey they deserve. With 400 employees at the Vienna site, Thales supports its customers in every decisive moment.

To support our project management team in Vienna, we are looking for a:

Senior Project Manager -
International Railway Projects (f/m)

Your challenge:

  • Main interface to the customer, active communication and negotiation with the customer
  • Management, coordination and motivation of the project team
  • Project scheduling (WBS structure)
  • Project documentation
  • Resources allocation and tracking
  • Costs/sales/cash tracking
  • Thorough and continuous risk management, ensuring that all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated
  • Coordination and management of subcontractors including intra-group suppliers
  • Ensure that project reporting is performed and report consolidated results periodically in a matrix organization

Your profile:

  • At least 5 years' experience in managing international, customer-facing IT or Turn-Key projects
  • Completed academic education with strong technical background (preferably university level)
  • Excellent knowledge of project management tools and methods (PMI, IPMA or similar certification preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in managing the entire lifecycle of complex, long-term (3-5 years) and customer-facing projects
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and make decisions under pressure
  • High level of flexibility and a proactive attitude
  • Outstanding organizational skills and strong management skills and leadership
  • Understands the particularities of public-sector projects
  • Ability to work, communicate and interface effectively in an intercultural environment with customers, partners and employees
  • An excellent command of English is a must. Knowledge of German is an advantage.
  • Occasional European and international travel required

We offer:

  • A challenging role in a worldwide acting group offering various internal development opportunities
  • Great accessibility by public transport
  • Subsidies for public transportation and meals at the canteen on site
  • The minimum statutory wage for this position is EUR 50.000. We may provide a significant overpayment in accordance with experience and qualification.

We are looking forward to receiving your application and documents!
Please apply online under Senior-Project-Manager_R0103913

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