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Senior Project Management Specialist


GY Operations Romania SRL_Buch, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

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Location:   Romania/GY Operations Romania SRL_Bucharest 
Remote work: Yes/No
Job level:  Global Grade - 06
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Job description Senior Project Specialist


Primary Purpose of the Position


Sr. Project 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.



Primary Duties/Responsibilities


The Project Specialist should 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.

Works 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.

Facilitates (project team) meetings, teaching and coaching proper use of the 5 Process Groups and the 10 Project Management knowledge areas (ref Project Management Institute)


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.





  For any other questions please reach the HR Representative: Valentin Ionut Titivel 

  Deadline for applications: 

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