Job title: Head of customer center project management
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive Product Development
Expertise: Program | Project Management
Salary: Negotiable
Location: 日本本社 | 横浜 (Yokohama)
Job published: 2022-05-17
Job ID: 33920

Job Description


• Selects PMs to be assigned for the respective projects

• Optimizes the Project Portfolio for the respective area in terms of economic success

• Supports the PMs to achieve project objectives (financial, scheduling and quality goals)

• Reviews project's planning to ensure proper project execution

• Requires a risk & opportunity management at the beginning of the projects

• Monitor the project's progress and requires corrective measures in case they are deviating from the plan

• Requests from the assigned PMs regular reports including escalation topics

• Reports the status of the assigned projects in accordance with the financial and quality KPIs supported by a valid tool and process set

• Ensure that professional change management is implemented in the respective projects

• Escalate issues out of the project portfolio if necessary

• In case of escalation, represent the interest of the customer center to all customers and negotiations

• Develops and coaches PMs according to the Project Management practice within the company’s competency model and Customer specific needs

• Actively support continuous improvement of project management organizational structure

• Influence the sub-contractor management strategy for all assigned projects

• Ensure an adequate profitability for all the projects in the Customer Center


• Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering (Electronic, Mechatronics)

• Automotive Electronics Background 

• Project Management Experience on Large or Medium project for more than 5 Years

• Experience leading a team of more than 5 employees

• Experience working in an international team for more than 5 years

• Business Knowledge in finance

• Experience working with Japanese manufacturers

• Fluency in both Japanese and English language