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IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Company: Airbus Group
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer, and more prosperous world.A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and has achieved a more than six fold order book increase since 2000.Position Summary: Reporting to the IM Portfolio and Project Manager, this position is responsible for project managing any Information Management (IM) or Infrastructure components of Business solution requested by Airbus Helicopters in North America.AIRBUS requires that all employees, temporary workers, and contractors of Airbus will be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or prior to employment.Primary Responsibilities:1. Project Management: 50%Partner with the business to better understand manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics processes to deliver innovative/digital solutions bringing value to the Airbus Helicopters.Collaborate with the business on one side and with the infrastructure teams on the other side to ensure the proper design and implementation of business application projects in the frame of local or division-wide or group-wide initiativesAccountable for developing clear and concise requirements for projects.Plans and drives execution of the major strategic projects, working cross-functionally to manage risks, cost, quality, and rollout over the duration identifying and resolving concerns or blockers as they ariseIdentifies secures and oversees the appropriate level of project management resources for projects.Liaise and synchronize with the IM infrastructure team to ensure smooth deployment and appropriate level of performance of the end to end services2. Planning & Budgeting: 20%Contribute to the yearly Master Plan exercise by providing inputs/opportunities to the IM Governance teamEvaluate costs and budget requirements (OPEX and CAPEX) for the foreseen projects and services in the Helicopter DivisionFollow-up budget and costs related to projects and services activitiesWorks with IM Governance to identify and capture (operational and project) license cost elements in the IM budget. Maintains the portfolio of infrastructure projects including obsolescence planning for infrastructure services of the Airbus Helicopters3. Service Operations: 20%Collaborates with local and central Service Delivery Managers and resources to support entry into service and operational hand-offs are completed for applications and digital solutions deployed in Airbus Helicopters.Provides resource capacity planning for Service Integration and Documentation elements of the project to ensure proper maintenance of operational documentation and procedures.Responsible for deploying infrastructure solutions designed for Helicopter operations and integrated back into EuropeResponsible for guaranteeing the proper level of service according to agreed SLA established with the businessAdditional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned: 10%After hours project execution and integration support when applicableCollaborates with global Airbus IM counterparts to develop and improve processes and solutions for the Airbus HelicoptersEnsures compliance with security standards & evolving cybersecurity requirements.Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: Education:Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experiencePreferred: Master's degree or other certification preferredExperience:Minimum five (5) years of project management experience, working independently in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholder groups in a large, multi-team environmentMust have a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing infrastructure and IM operational projects.Must have demonstrated experience in utilizing Portfolio KPIs and metrics to successfully manage delivery outcomes.License /Certifications:Preferred: Project Management certification (e.g., PMP)Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:Sharp, energetic, assertive, results-oriented, and able to shift gears when needed in a rapidly evolving environmentAbility to present ideas, collaborate effectively, and influence at all levels of the organizationKnowledge in Analytics and Visual Management business needsCommunication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):Excellent, clear, and concise communication skills, both oral and written.Must be able to explain complex topics in simple terms and or aligned with business acumen.Fluency in English is mandatory, German or French language skills are a plusTechnical Systems Proficiency:Experience with Resource Planning and Allocations and different project management strategiesExperience with KPIs's / Metric development and measurementTravel Required: 10% Domestic and InternationalBehavioral Success Factors:Experience in working with multicultural teams.Ability to adapt to a changing environment.Able to work closely and effectively with all levels of business and ICT management Recognizes, and focuses the department on, high priority objectives. Holds people accountable for results.Inspires trust, demonstrates flexibility, encourages frequent open communications, and welcomes feedbackCapable of prioritizing project conflicts and communicating realistic expectations to all project stakeholdersRequires expert negotiation skills while working with external suppliers Citizenship: US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder, or person covered under our existing ITAR license)Organizational information:This position reports to the IM Portfolio and Project ManagerJob Dimensions, Contributions to Success:Leader of complex infrastructure projects across cross-divisional international boundaries.Lead a project portfolio of 4 -10 projects including infrastructure integration, visual management, and digitalization projects as well as business projects for the Airbus Helicopters in North America.Project locations include 7 sites in the United States and CanadaAcquisition of company assets and/or services influenced by this position exceed 100k USD annuallySuccessful delivery of projects on time, quality, and budget contribute to the company's annual savings targetsPhysical Requirements:Vision: able to see and read computer screens and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports, and engineering drawings. dailyHearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on the production floor including safety warnings or alarms. dailySpeaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. dailyEquipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copier, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment. dailyCarrying: able to carry documents, and, electronic equipment up to 10lbs. dailyLifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 10lbs. dailyPushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture. occasionallySitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on a computer. dailySquatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving. occasionallyStanding: able to stand for discussions in offices or on the production floor. dailyTravel: able to travel independently and at short notice. frequentlyWalking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office daily and production areas including uneven surfaces occasionally. Personal Protective Equipment required: steel toed shoes are required for all shop floor visits; appropriate hearing/eye protection may also be required when visiting the shop floorEqual Opportunity: As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or another legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or another legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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