Permanent

General Manager - Naval Ship Manufacturing

Dartmouth, NS 2019/06/20

Advanced Industrial or Manufacturing / Manufacturing / Other Manufacturing

Job Title:


General Manager – Naval Ship Manufacturing


Job Summary:


Our client is a Naval Ship Manufacturer in Dartmouth, NS and they are seeking a General Manager to join their team! This individual will be the representative within Canada for our clients Naval Ship operations.


Job Duties:


•    Act as the senior in country Manager for the whole Naval Ships Business representative in Canada.
•    Able to coordinate and help focus the UK based teams towards the Customer requirements
•    To deputise and hold authority on behalf of the UK based Head of Program for all in country meetings and customer contacts
•    Able to engage the customer on all aspects of the project delivering regular briefs at a senior level for the project and support negotiations / dispute resolution
•    To lead the in-country team of Engineers and support staff
•    Establish safe and secure working environment in Canada through the development of in country manuals and procedures
•    Provide duty of care for all in-country secondees and their in-country dependants.
•    To facilitate the arrival and safe working of all temporary inbound employees and supplier staff and to maintain live records of their location and contact details whilst within Canada country
•    To ensure customer needs and delivered and that is positioned to deliver growth from the existing contract
•    Able to engage the customer on all aspects of the project delivering regular briefs at a senior level for the project and Naval Ships business across the range of senior Canadian Stakeholders
•    To act as a central point and coordinator for wider Maritime campaigns for support
•    Build and maintain effective liaison with all functional groups involved in project delivery to enable all functional, quality and other requirements of projects to be delivered.
•    Coordinate the collation, documentation and transfer of project
•    Accountable for the development and implementation of appropriately tailored Project Management practices.
•    Accountable for ensuring all aspects of PM practices are effectively applied.
•    Supervisory responsibilities and provides information/technical direction and guidance.
•    Responsible for coaching members of the team, monitoring their quality of work and contributing to performance management.
•    Share good practice with others in the application of Project Management methodologies and toolsets.
•    Will be required to lead and motivate the local team


Qualifications:


•    Extensive knowledge and understanding of Business & Projects/ Programs/ Portfolios.
•    Comprehensive Project Management (PM) experience demonstrated in a professional role within a business or Projects/ Programmes/ Portfolios.
•    Extensive knowledge of a range of PM methodologies and toolsets.
•    Comprehensive knowledge of PM governance and assurance processes and may be a Lifecycle Management (LCM) / Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) Assessor.
•    Significant knowledge & experience of influencing internal and external stakeholders.
•    Strong ability to capture, evaluate and share good practice.
•    Comprehensive understanding of Business, project, its markets, customers, strategic priorities.
•    Analyse multiple sources of information to develop appropriate solutions. Sometimes new solutions are required.
•    Problem solving will apply in an existing or new business environments.
•    Strong influencing & negotiating skills required in order to achieve optimum solutions with the wider team and other functions/disciplines.
•    Will need to participate in negotiations and conflict resolution internally and/or externally.
•    Developed communication skills to exchange complicated/complex information
•    Secret Security Clearance


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