LEONI is a global provider of products, solutions and services forenergy and data management in the automotive sector and other industries.
Thevalue chain encompasses wires, optical fibers, standardized cables, specialcables and assembled systems as well as intelligent products and smartservices.
As an innovation partner and solutions provider, LEONI supports itscustomers with pronounced development and systems expertise.
The group ofcompanies, which is listed on the German SDAX, employs more than 90,000people in 31 countries and generated consolidated sales of EUR 4.9 billion in2017.
Basic Requirements :
Ensures strategic planning for his / her area of responsibility services, goals, capacity and budgets
Ensures global planning and coordination of specific subject areas
Takes decisions within his / her area of responsibility
Represents his / her area of responsibility and subjects externally and internally
Coordinates preparation and release of internal instructions / documentation within his / her area of responsibility
Manages specific know-how globally
Initiates and ensures optimization and standardization of new and existing processes globally
Assesses solutions and takes decision for deviations and escalates according to defined escalation paths
Ensures and contributes to the customer satisfaction
Ensures and contributes to LEONI financial targets and results
Complies with deadlines
Fulfills the quality requirements
Your Challenge :
Makes sure that the project is carried out according to LEONI project management standards (processes, tools, methods) and supports their further development
Manages the project stakeholders also beyond the direct project environment, on Business Unit / Plant / Central Function and Division level
Professionally leads and builds the project team and manages external resources (during the project phases RFQ, development, and / or serial phase)
Prepares the bid, identifies premises that are relevant for project contracts, and provides customer presentations
Makes decisions within the project (work, time and resource planning as well as quality aspects)
Carries out well-prepared project meetings, manages conflict and resistance in a professional manner, and convinces others easily
Regularly reports to the Project Owner and Project Steering Committees as well as in Key Project Reviews
Performs within the expected competences as a Senior Project Manager at LEONI, stands out for entrepreneurial thinking, vision, perseverance and decisiveness
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications :
Technical or commercial University degree and a minimum of six years of professional experience in the automotive sector
Several years of Project Management experience leading mid-scale strategic projects
At least three years of leadership experience in the areas of Project Management - Profound experience in the management of global project teams and a heterogeneous project portfolio
Excellent comprehension of business processes in the automotive and supplier sector
Strong strategic and conceptual thinking and acting
Highly communicative with strong negotiation skills, persistence and organizational talent
Reliability, self- initiative and motivation as well as a team player
National and international business travel required
Excellent command of English required, knowledge of further languages (especially German) from the LEONI world considered as a plus.