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Senior Project Management Specialist


GY Operations Romania SRL_Buch, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear



Location:    Bucharest, Romania 
Remote work:  Hybrid



The Opportunity

The Senior Project Management Specialist is typically supporting a higher level project manager on a large project or program or could also lead smaller, low complexity workstream. Operates with supervision from higher level project managers or direct manager. Stakeholders would typically be within one function or SBU when leading their own workstream.

Accountable to deliver business case of assigned projects within their defined responsibility in line with project assumptions.

Ensure all projects assigned align with Business Unit Strategies and the Strategic Road Map. Communicate as needed to keep the project aligned with the changing needs of the business.

Manage or support the individual projects with project management discipline and attention to all key areas including but not limited to stakeholder, scope, cost, and time management.

Manage assigned project resources – which can be full time, part-time, or contract team members - to work together as a highly effective team to deliver the objectives of the project and thus the business results.

Main Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager with managing uncertainties on the project with appropriate contingency and mitigation plans. This may include documenting and maintaining Risk & Issues of the project.
  • Work with assigned project team members and contributors to successfully contribute to the creation of the project plan. Support planning with sufficient detail to enable resource estimation. Work in concert with Project Manager to facilitate agreement on high level project goals being addressed, as well as key measures of success.
  • Ensure project communications support successful completion by including proper stakeholder analysis, communication planning, organizational change management analysis and planning as required. Ensure lessons learned are documented and routed to appropriate functional and project management office groups for dissemination.
  • Assist the Project Manager to monitor and control the project throughout it's life cycle. Maintain the project plan or a portion of the project plan to help ensure project success. Assure that project scope changes are documented and approved.
  • Facilitate (project team) meetings, teaching and coaching proper use of the 5 Process Groups and the 10 Project Management knowledge areas (ref Project Management Institute)


To Join Our Team You Will Need

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified or within 12 months



  • At least 6 years experience working with projects in any capacity
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with 5 Process Groups and 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (ref.PMI)
  • Ability to teach, coach 5 Process Groups and 10 Project Management principles


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Required: Highly motivated.Drive for Results. Priority Setting, Problem Solving
  • Skilled in software scheduling Programs
  • Preferred: Planning and Process Management. Learning on the fly. Organizing. Informing.



If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy


  • Competitive salary package
  • Free private medical services
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal
  • Easter bonus
  • Christmas bonus
  • 25 vacation days/year
  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours
  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires
  • Sponsorship for ACCA certification
  • Free access to the Bookster library
  • Discount on products and services through agreed partnerships.


 Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 71,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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