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General Manager - Screw Projects page is loaded General Manager - Screw Projects Apply remote type Hybrid locations Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R Exciting Opportunity for a General Manager Project - Screw Packages.

As a General Manager Project for Screw Packages you will direct, lead and manage the efficient operation of the Project Management team ensuring delivery of on time product built to the specification, whilst maintaining or improving cash flow and margins. You will develop the Project Management capabilities within the team and lead the improvement of the project execution and scheduling processes to ensure customer satisfaction and an on-time delivery (OTD) rate of 95% or greater for all project milestones. Manage the Howden Client relationship to build necessary rapport and credibility to assist in the delivery of complex compressor projects. You will also work with the Sales and Engineering teams within the Screw Compressor Value Stream and the wider business functional teams to enable the business to secure new orders.

This is a permanent position working 37 hours per week. We offer hybrid working for this role which will allow you to enjoy the balance of home working and collaboration time with the team in our modern, friendly offices which include free onsite parking.

Who are we?

Howden is a leading global engineering business who focus on providing mission critical air and gas handling products to our clients, helping them to increase their environmental and operational efficiencies. We recognise the value of people and truly believe that by working together, aligned to a common purpose, we all have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference.

What Needs To Be Done?
  • Provide leadership, motivation and strategic direction to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the project management team.
  • Provide clear communication to the team in relation to required goals, responsibilities, performance expectations and feedback.
  • Drive innovation and continuous improvement strategies within the department, and the
  • business as a whole, to maintain or increase project margins, improve OTD and cash performance using robust operational processes.
  • Drive financial performance in line with commitments. Identify, evaluate, report and seek to minimise any negative financial variance and ensure cash flow commitments are maintained.
  • Own and lead the contract risk and opportunity review process (ROAR). Drive accountability and ownership of the ROAR process within the project team and the wider business. Ensure that project risks and opportunities are identified well ahead of time and are mitigated and realised respectively.
  • Manage the resolution of contractual and commercial issues and disputes while ensuring minimal Company risk.
  • Ensure that departmental standards and processes are maintained and updated in line with industry developments and are applied at all times.
  • Monitor and report on the KPI's in area of responsibility and review actions and workflow accordingly.
  • Interact and respond to all aspects of Chart Business Excellence (CBE) supporting cost reduction, efficiency, delivery, COPQ and quality improvements.
  • Ensure adherence to Health and Safety standards in compliance with Company policy to ensure safe working environment

To be successful you must have

  • Leadership, communication, negotiating, influencing and inter-personal skills, with the drive and commitment to achieve project deliverables.
  • Proven experience in Project Management methodologies and responsibilities.
  • Proven people leadership experience of managing project execution teams in a complex, made-to-order, bespoke project and customer environment.
  • Proven commercial awareness.
  • Experience of and commitment to customer service
  • Experience of financial control within an engineering environment.
  • Commitment to the development of a continuous improvement culture.

It's a bonus if you have (but not essential)

  • Hands on experience of Gas Compression Systems Design and Contracting
  • Knowledge of Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, systems processes and Rotating Equipment
  • Degree in an Engineering, Chemical or Business Discipline
  • Experience of compressor system packaging technical requirements
In Return, we offer a range of fantastic benefits:
  • A flexible and supportive work environment.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Generous holiday entitlement package.
  • Howden Pension Plan with Scottish Widows.
  • Healthcare cash plan with Healthshield.
  • Access to My Howden Benefits & Wellbeing Portal - Cycle2Work programme, range of discounts across various retailers, wealth of information to support health & wellbeing.
  • Group Life Assurance plan at 3x salary.
  • Group Income Protection plan.
  • Opportunity to be involved in our ESG 'Bright Future' initiatives - STEM ambassador & volunteering.
  • Dedicated Service - Free Counselling, Physiotherapy, financial support etc.
  • Training & Development Opportunities.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, shared parental and adoption leave pay.

Interested? We would love to hear from you! Please follow the link to our website to apply.

About Us

As part of Chart Industries, Howden is a leading global provider of mission critical air and gas handling products providing service and support to customers around the world in highly diversified end-markets and geographies.

We work in partnership with our customers, wherever they are, to deliver sustainable and customised solutions.

For over a century we have built a strong global network of experts that is formed from responsive local service and delivery teams, in more than 100 countries

Our Values

Our values are the principles by which we do business. We deliver our promise by living these values which supports our culture. Our values define who we are, what we believe in and are fundamental to our success



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