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Project Manager Greenfield/Brownfield

Job Number:  60953
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT Serbia - Belgrade
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Belgrade, RS

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Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

This position is accountable for rolling out IT solutions to support the start-up of new plants as well as upgrading the IT infrastructure for existing plants, based on Magna IT standards.  The project manager will support business activities in the region for any IT and business process-related topics.  They will also provide subject matter expertise for the relevant domains and coordinate with all the key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes on assigned initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the global GF/BF services in the region (IT service and process-related topics).
  • Support the business through GF/BF, M&A, and downturn/closure activities (e.g. fulfill legal requirements for data retention) in the region for any IT and business process-related topics.
  • Create and maintain project budgets and manage cost & revenue.
  • Support business in hiring proper IT personnel and provide relevant training.
  • Support for sales and transitional services.
  • Reporting responsibility to Business, BRMs, and Magna IT Management.
  • Track and monitor performance of processes & services within the region.
  • Manage the design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of GF/BF methodology/processes/solutions in the region.
  • Coordinate internal and external parties in projects, as well as report to Global IT Management and group BRMs.
  • Support continuous improvement of methodology, processes, and services within the region.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive experience planning and implementing IT initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders from IT and business groups.
  • Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of project management and organizational change management.
  • IT infrastructure and ERP knowledge, with strong or acquired knowledge of automotive manufacturing principles.
  • Project management and supervisory principles and practices to supervise project staff and coordinate multiple complex projects under pressure to meet, schedule, and budget commitments.
  • Negotiation skills and political acuity to ensure that conflicts and project & stakeholder requirements are managed, to ensure a successful outcome.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of MS Office.
  • MS Project experience is an asset.
  • Very good professional English communication skills – written and oral.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Planning, organizing and decision making.
  • Influencing, leading and delegation.
  • Ability to work well with a team and manage conflict.
  • Adaptability and stress tolerance.
  • MS Project experience is an advantage.

Knowledge and Education

  • Completion of a degree in Computer Science or Business Administration – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Project management professional (PMP) designation or training/experience deemed equivalent.

Additional Information

•    International overnight travelling (35% to 50%)

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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