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Contract: Project Manager (Cologne) / Scotland

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Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Role: Project Manager

Location:  Cologne, Germany

Rate: Competitive

Duration: 12 months

Working pattern: Initially 2 days a week but then ramping up to 5 days a week at a later stage

Start date: ASAP

German speaking is essential


The Project Manager will work towards implementing strategies that will increase efficiency and improve performance and profitability for our clients.


Project Manager Role:

•             Oversee the implementation of a performance management process whereby frontline employees take ownership of senior management objectives

•             Utilize in-depth managerial knowledge of our business processes to recommend viable project specific solutions with respect to the project management processes on behalf of our clients.

•             Implement an outstanding project which produces measurable bottom-line results for the client

•             Orchestrate a lasting performance-based management style founded on strategic focus

•             Offer strong accountability, consistent feedback and effective response to behaviour

•             Instill a culture of continual improvement in the client organization


Key Responsibilities:

•             Co-implement with the client, a management style based on strong accountability, consistent involvement of employees, and effective feedback (both positive and corrective) to produce measurable bottom-line results

•             Orchestrate a performance measurement system within the client’s organization

•             Coach all levels of managers and supervisors through one-on-one meetings, facilitating groups/teams and formal training sessions

•             Direct research to obtain data and provide analysis and appropriate solutions

•             Direct written reports containing findings and recommendations


Knowledge and Skill requirements:

•             Complete skill training requirements demonstrating competence in: one-on-one coaching, facilitation, computer project management, financial, and problem-solving skills.

•             Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional

•             Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (usually business or Engineering)

•             Certified Performance Coach

•             Significant (10 years or greater) management and leadership experience

•             Executive Coaching, ILM Accredited Development Program

•             Lean Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification

•             Professional Project Management Training, CAPM®



Daily/Weekly Tasks:

The daily tasks of the project manager are varied but all involve accomplishing the implementation plan, which is developed by the senior management team.  Specific daily activities might include:

•             Attending weekly management and group meetings

•             Facilitating team meetings or training

•             Developing action plans for improvement with groups or individuals

•             Following up on action plans with individuals

•             Coaching managers through behaviour changes necessary for performance improvement

•             Performing data analysis to improve decision-making

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