PMO Manager, Eastern Europe

Project Management Torokbalint, Pest


Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs Xylem’s well-known global brands have served the water market for many decades with products sold in more than 150 countries. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Xylem does business with more than 40 market-leading product brands.


XYLEM has a new opening for the following position:


PMO Manager, Eastern Europe

  • Planning and Analysis
    • Collect and analyze market and business data and create financial insights
    • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation.
    • Developing and implementing a commercial project roadmap for Eastern Europe
    • Partner with Eastern Europe leaders to facilitate idea generation and ensure collaboration on pipelines of improvement opportunities and projects
  • Process development
    • Lead developing a joint approach for standardization of processes and alignment towards common tools/platforms and processes
    • Drafting new and improving existing project management office policies and processes
    • Support alignment around implementation of metrics to validate results and tracking performance and progress
    • Ensure project management standards are being executed across the PM project portfolio
    • Drive improvements into the PMO program and ensure industry best practices are leveraged
    • Accountable for the PM Portfolio processes including project planning, portfolio governance, project methodology framework, and resource capacity management
  • PM portfolio coordination
    • Ensure project teams are trained on PM principles, processes and basic tools
    • Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
    • Implement project communications including project steering committee meetings and status reports
    • Manage project risks and issues and implement mitigation plans.
    • Ensure that project goals are planned, monitored and benefits realization is accomplished and in line with business objectives.
    • Accurately documenting the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification
    • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project delivers on schedule and within budget.
    • Implement the change control process across all projects and portfolios.

    • BA, MSC degree,
    • 5+ years of experience in project management
    • PM qualification (eg. PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner, or PMP certification, or equivalently qualified in similar project management methodologies)
    • Fluent in English
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
    • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
    • Willingness to travel (domestic and abroad a few times a year)
    • MS Office user-level knowledge
    • Experience in the field of water/public utility industry is advantage