Primetals Technologies is unrivaled worldwide—renowned for its groundbreaking and pioneering technical innovations, an unequaled passion for global project management and a relentless determination to revolutionize the metals industry.

Do you share our philosophy?

More about us: we design and build the biggest and most technologically advanced systems for the global iron and steel industry. And it's exceptional project management that allows us to do that. We work closely with experienced international colleagues and customers and our shared enthusiasm enables us to innovate. Through our passion for the world of metals we have become acknowledged pioneers in our industry. A total of 7,000 employees worldwide, of which 1,400 in Linz, are the driving force behind our technologies and projects. They are what drives our unique company forward.

We love what we do. Welcome to our world!

Head of Project Management for Direct Reduction and Agglomeration m/f

What are my responsibilities?

The I&S PM department is looking for a Head of Project Management for Direct Reduction and Agglomeration with the following tasks:
  • You have the overall responsibility for our projects for Direct Reduction and Agglomeration business
  • Your have the functional and disciplinary lead for a small team of technical project managers
  • You nominate the project manger, have an overview of the projects during iplementation and, where necessary, intervene on a high-level. In critical phases you are there to support the project managers in finding solutions
  • You use the lessons learned from the projects for the further development of our project management systematic
  • You adhere to the project management framework (processes, regulations, etc.), check them together with the project managers for practically and improve wherever required
  • You actively develop your employees to deliver projects in a cost-efficient, timely and high-quality manner. In this context, not only the further development of technological but also methodological competence plays an essential role
  • You execute selected projects as technical project manager

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • Project management experience in international construction and plant building business
  • 7+ years of operational experience in industrial construction environment
  • In-depth understanding of project management methods and tools, know-how of contract law and regulations for project business, technical understanding of segment portfolio
  • Work experience with multi-national teams and with international projects in complex matrix organizations
  • Preferably at least one work experience abroad in management function
  • Leadership experience

On a personal level you convince us with
  • Result-focused
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • Leadership skills (integrative personality)
  • High integrity in dealing with others
  • Distinctive conflict management skills
  • Inter-cultural skills

What else do I need to know?

The minimum annual gross salary for this position under the collective agreement and assuming that all requirements are met is EUR EUR 53.826,64 (H/00). This could rise considerably, depending on qualifications and experience. We also offer attractive social benefits, such as occupational health, adequate free parking, a canteen, as well as flexible working hours.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in this challenging and exciting position within an international environment, then submit your application online now:

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Primetals Technologies
Austria GmbH
A joint venture of
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners

Turmstraße 44
4031 Linz


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