Delivery Manager

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and energy solutions of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totaled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Wärtsilä Valves Limited is a European-based valve manufacturing group supplying a wide range of manual and actuated process valves in steel, non-ferrous, high alloy and composite materials for the global energy industries; Offshore Oil and Gas, FPSO / FSO, Petro-Chemical, Power Generation, LNG, Naval Marine, Marine Services, Waste Water Treatment & Pipelines.

Within Wärtsilä Valves there are three core brands; Shipham Valves, John Mills Valves & Robert Cort Valves. The Valves business, based in Hull, is responsible for the end manufacturing the Valves.
Application deadline 2018-02-02
Position description The Delivery Manager will ensure effective end to end management of all deliveries ensuring correct implementation, contractual milestones met and conduct financial reviews and profitability analysis on our contracts to gain a full understanding of potential business improvement opportunities.
• Manage the Contract delivery of all orders, this may include large quantities of smaller orders or larger Project deliveries with multiple end customers.
• To be customer centric & ensure everything we do is done on time and to the highest quality standards.
• Close Liaison with the Sales & Technical Teams to ensure that with all loaded orders, contractual delivery & scope is fully defined, understood and cascaded in a timely manner within the business to the respective departments.
• Own the “Contract Delivery” responsibility, ensuring all contractual milestones are achieved on time and all risks to the business highlighted and mitigated.
• Close liaison with the business control team, ensuring accurate delivery invoices are raised in a timely manner and that an overview is controlled & maintained on any associated retention payments or potential LD exposure.
• Maintain all customer communications throughout the delivery cycle. Work closely with other team members to ensure customer visits, customer inspections are well planned and executed in a timely manner.
• Ensure that all relevant information is timely cascaded to all departments within the business. Take ownership to ensure that the departments fully understand the customer specific needs.
• Own the delivery interface to the end customer. Will be the main internal stakeholder representing the customer.
• Ensure that during the delivery cycle, a close relationship is maintained with the Engineering & Operations team.
• Carry out financial reviews and profitability analysis on all contracts, with the business control team, to gain a full understanding of potential business deviation to budget
• To establish and monitor the related KPIs.
• To travel in the UK and overseas as required.
• .To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time.
• Ensure legal compliance
• A Safety & Quality orientated mind-set must be established & maintained
Requirements • Ability to meet tight deadlines
• Attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills
• Possess or working towards Prince 2 Qualification or other alternative Project Management qualification
• University Degree BA / BSc preferred but not essential
• Background in Contract / Project delivery either in the Oil & Gas / Off shore or Marine market
Country United Kingdom
Job area Contract Delivery