Country Manager, Contract Management USA

Vacancies in Wartsila North America, Inc.

1 Position: Country Manager, Contract Management USA
Reporting to: Contract Management
Preferred Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Wärtsilä in Brief:
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing technological innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
Application deadline 2017-10-28
Position description We want to strengthen the Service Unit USA Contract Management Team with a Country Manager, Contract Management, Service Unit USA. We can offer a fast paced, dynamic and customer oriented work environment. You will be leading a motivated Contract Management team that is Managing a variety of contract types for Marine, Oil& Gas, land based Power Plants and cruise customers.

Responsibilities Accountabilities:
-Development of the Contract Management business in Service Unit USA along with process quality & efficiency
-Financial results, margin deviation and accruals, of Contract Management in Service Unit USA
-Customer satisfaction within own responsibility area in the Service Unit USA
-Contract Management organization and competencies development within the Service Unit USA
-Cost to serve control and awareness

-Prepare Service Unit USA Contract Management input for the global Contract Management strategy and action plan.
-Responsible for making the Contract Management target setting, action planning and action implementation in the Service Unit USA.
-Communicate and ensure implementation of the Contract Management mission, vision, road map, processes, actions, tasks and targets to achieve goals.
-Develop Contract renewal strategy for contracts that are reaching their end

-Lead, manage, train and coach CM teams and Contract Management organization in the Service Unit USA
-Implement Contract Management process way of working
-Follow up and promote employee satisfaction
-Ensure development of competent resources
-Implement QHES (Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental) procedures in CM in Service Unit USA.
-Follow-up Customer satisfaction and supervise needed agreed actions in CM in Service Unit USA.
-Ensure that mobilization plans are made and follow up the implementation, where applicable.
-Demobilization plans, where applicable, to be made in early stage when a contract is reaching its end.
-Implement renewal strategy and execute renewals for contracts reaching their end

Review & reporting
-Follow up financial, operative and technical performance through reviews and reporting and take corrective actions
-Arrange internal Audits according to the Contract process
-Report the findings and actions to GM Operations, SU Director and Area GM, CM.
-Report to the GM Operations, SU Director and Area GM, Contracts the implementation of contract process and other parameters as requested.
-Ensure continuous, reliable and on-time reporting of Contracts within own area to next Contract management level.
Requirements General Skills:
- Cost awareness & effectiveness
- Cultural knowledge
- Local legislations and labour laws
- Negotiation skills
- Presentation skills
- Process development knowledge
- Wärtsilä knowledge and business understanding
- Wärtsilä quality, safety, environment skills
- Fluency in written and spoken English

Professional Skills:
- Contract Management Financial skills
- Contract Management Budgeting and Reporting
- Contract Management Process knowledge
- Contract Management Tools
- Contract Planning
- Contract Risk Management
- Contract knowledge

Management & Leadership Competencies:
- Strategic planning and target setting
- Change Management
- Team building
- Leading people
- Communication
- Management skills
- Problem solving and decision making
B. Sc. / M. Sc. in technical/financial area or equivalent, or a combination of education and work experience. Experience from Contract Management is needed and leading people is seen an benefit.
Country USA
Job area Contract Delivery