KONE, Inc Project Manager in Bromley, United Kingdom

Project Manager

Job ID: 33335

Country: United Kingdom

Region: London

City: Bromley

Job Posting Category: Project Management

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Closing Date:

About us

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the lift and escalator industry, KONE provides lifts, escalators and automatic doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernisation to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle.

Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion, and at the end of the year close to 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

We are looking for

Project manager manages the interface with all key stakeholders during the project. He/she plans, directs and coordinates the activities of designated projects to ensure that project objectives are accomplished within the agreed schedule and budget, using approved KONE methodologies and tools.

Accountable for completing the project safely, on time and within budget

Accountable for stakeholder satisfaction and managing their expectations

Accountable for effective collaboration and communication with and between stakeholders

Accountable for project cost control

Manages projects from K0) to project closure (K6)

Accountable for variation and scope management and claims

Responsible for project “hand over”:

Accountable for creating the project plan and executing the project

Responsible for full chain scheduling in KONE (sharing the plan)

Responsible for getting stakeholder approvals where required

Takes care (with his/her team) of the administrative activities of the project including project reports

Controls the material and inventory and takes care of the claim analysis

Performs subcontractor qualification, evaluation and selection

Plans manpower for the project (headcount and the right competence level)

Secures and retains appropriate talent for project execution

Identifying and facilitating project related change management activities

Leads the multifunctional project team and manages performance

Communicates project goals, gives feedback on the performance and coaches.

Creates and maintains safety and security awareness amongst employees and sub-contractors. Ensures company's safety and security policies.

Negotiates sub-contractor scope, terms and rates, instigates purchase orders and certifies bills

Skills, Education and Experience

Certified PMI project manager or agreed equivalent

Good written and spoken English

Previous experience of Project Manager experience

General Project Management methodology and tool knowledge

We offer

At KONE we strive to be a great place to work and we are proud to offer a wide range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Benefits: 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Company Car, Bonus