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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  CBS

Sofia, BG

Apply by:  20-12-2018

Transition Project Management Expert

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Join us for a smarter and better everyday:

Cargotec Bulgaria is growing, and we are looking for talented individuals who are looking to develop and grow in an international and respectful organisation. Our environment of continuous improvement, innovation, openness and diversity provides the best place to drive and develop as a professional and a person

The Transition Lead role partners with key project stakeholders to successfully implement new processes into the Global CBS footprint.The role is responsible for project managing all aspects of launching a process/service in Cargotec Business Services including (but not limited to): Facility, Finance, Recruitment, Technology, Knowledge Transfer, Change Management, Reporting, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. The role serves as a primary point of contact within CBS throughout all transition stages: Kick Off, Prepare, Execute and Hypercare. From time to time the role can be assigned CBS Internal strategy execution projects. Specific guidance will be provided for these.

Main tasks and responsibilities

During transition:

  • Lead and manage the Cargotec Business Services(CBS) transition project team
  • Identify, communicate and manage Risks and Change.
  • Ensure that all services are ready for transfer at go-live and that the CBS is ready for receiving the new scope
  • Build and manage the plan for Knowledge Transfer in the transition period covering all services in scope. Provide comprehensive progress report against Knowledge Transfer scope
  • Coordinate the work of the functional work stream resources (as they are responsible for execution of transition activities and knowledge transfer as well as change & communication and HR matters)
  • Ensure the involved resources have clear role and responsibility descriptions and the required knowledge related to transition
  • Manage stakeholder mapping of each country
  • Identify and suggest improvement areas
  • Facilitate the Hypercare period and maintain scope deviations
  • Perform quality review of project deliverables
  • Hand-over of all relevant documentation and knowledge to the CBS

After transition:

  • Ensure that the to-do split in roles and responsibilities are clearly understood between the countries and the CBS
  • In the long run, the position will shift to a PMO Lead position where the he/she will be responsible for planning, driving and coordinating the projects across CBS (incl. but not limited to transition projects, strategy execution projects, mergers and acquisitions projects. 


What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree
  • PMP/PRINCE 2 is desired, but not a hard requirement
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with transition of services
  • Project management
  • Service Delivery
  • Customer Centricity
  • People Management skills
  • Stakeholder management and good collaboration skills
  • Understanding of Shared Services Business Models
  • Ability to work under low supervision and complete critical milestones
  • Knowledge of process documentation and knowledge transfer methodology
  • Focus on quality in deliverables
  • Self-driven and outgoing personality
  • Full professional proficiency of written and oral English required

You will be part of:

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact in our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work together with great colleagues from various backgrounds inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it.

In addition we also offer:

  • Attractive compensation package
  • Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical insurance program
  • Food vouchers, company paid sport card
  • Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, company events
  • Transportation allowance.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV.

Cargotec and its businesses:

Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people.


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