Italpresse Gauss Project Manager

Centre for Product Innovation Die Casting, Brescia, Italy


Norican Group require two Project Managers for Italpresse Gauss


The Project Manager is responsible for:
•Gross Margin on appointed projects
• The overall planning for the project execution phase ensuring customer satisfaction, quality, profitability, competitiveness and efficiency of project execution process
• Managing the operational and fiscal activities of the individual projects
• Contract and Risk management of Projects, including cash flow management and minimizing risk exposure
• Planning, developing and implementing retrofit, machine and total projects within agreed budgets and timescales
• Set and monitor operational budgets and milestones for own projects
• Measuring and communicate necessary aspects of specific project management milestones and project development, internally as well as externally
• Managing and developing relevant supplier network
• Managing and controlling project expenditure within agreed budgets
Expected number of days travelling per year: 90
The number of days will be calculated from Jan 1 to Dec 31 or pro rata if the employee has not yet been employed for a full year.

Specific tasks:

Develop milestone plans for appointed projects, identifying key activities and priorities
Identify in advance potential criticism, risks and lack of sources 
Communicate operational milestones internally as well as with customer 
Set and manage specific project performance targets 
Set and monitor operational budgets
Build and follow up on supplier network
Carry out project reviews after completion of own projects, and ensure that actions points are communicated to the relevant departments/functions 

Personal Characteristics:

• The ability to build strong relationships on a cross-functional basis at all levels within the business, as well as with customers and other external stakeholders
• Should have relationship management and interpersonal skills 
• Extrovert with solid communication skills
• Solid influencing and negotiating skills
• Personal drive with a creative approach to problem solving
• Result-oriented, a self-starter who sets high personal goals and pursues them with tenacity
• Creativity and ability to challenge and effectively change current practices and ways of operational thinking 

Professional experience & background:

•M.Sc. in Mechanical, Electronical or Automation Engineering or similar
•A career demonstrating proven project management track record and ability to develop and implement project execution plans in an international context
•Solid experience with management of large scale projects and key account management on an international level
•Experience with international activities, either from working abroad or from an organization/company with a strong international focus
•Fluently in English in writing, speeches and experienced in international communication and relations
•Experienced in working with Microsoft Office Programs (especially WORD, EXCEL and POWER POINT)   



Sound interesting?

Please send your application and CV to, as soon as possible.