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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Project Management

Perrysburg, OH, US

Senior Project Manager, Governmental Business Operations

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow

This position is part of Hiab’s Governmental Business Operations unit that leads the sales, service and project management of the Defence segment customers.
● Lead and manage strategic large and complex projects that resolve identified business needs and deliver project targets.
● Drive and own overall direction, planning and coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, deadlines, budget and goal including acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

Key Interactions
● Project teams
● Division leadership team
● Hiab GBO team
● Truck OEMs
● US Army
● Political stakeholders

Main tasks and responsibilities

● Responsible for managing, leading and delivering large and complex projects including possible multiple product lines/functions from beginning to end. Lead project and functional teams to achieve project objectives on schedule, quality and on budget.
● Responsible for ensuring all contractual and technical obligations are fulfilled. Establish and maintain a risk register for assigned projects. Ensure that all external and internal requirements are resolved before delivery using perspectives and resources from within and outside the project teams.
● Deliver the project results as agreed with the steering group and apply advanced understanding of company's businesses to improve project cost effectiveness, apply change management, risk management and opportunity management principles and improve project margin. Promote company mission, vision and values throughout the delivery of the project.
● Plan, manage and coordinate all the activities during project execution, such as resourcing, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, installation and commissioning.
● Provide the main interface and develop and maintain a confident and positive relationship with the customer, steering group, project owner and other participants in the project.
● Lead project team. Challenge, guide, develop and coach senior managers to continuously improve and deliver the results.
● Authority to demand proper plans and documents from sub project leaders and team members.
● Manage project budget

What you’ll need to succeed

● University degree
● Project Management expertise of complex (sales) projects
● Project management
● Pragmatic decision making skills
● Structured and fact-based way of working, financial understanding
Desired behavior:
● Result oriented
● Proactive working approach
● Engaging and communicative
● Agile, self-driven

You will be part of

Hiab offers a variety of different career possibilities for different backgrounds and ambitions, so whatever your passion is, we may just have the job for you! We want to bring in new expertise and fresh ideas, while providing our existing employees with new and interesting career opportunities. Your talent, experience and passion may just be what we seek or need to shape the future of Hiab and our industry. 

Interested to join?

Please submit your resume/CV for consideration!


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.