Bologna, Italy





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Be a part of a revolutionary change! At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. YOUR ‘DAY TO DAY’ As Manager PMO, you will be part of Manufacturing Solutions department for Philip Morris International and will be reporting to the Head S&PD. The position is based in Bologna (Italy). A key responsibility will be to taking responsibility for the management and advancement of project and program management in the department! You will perform research, makes appropriate recommendations, ensure alignment of project management efforts, ensures standard methodologies, serves as a senior resource to the Management Team, provides expertise, promotes external partnerships and supervises senior Project and Program Managers assigned to programs and projects. You will become the solely source of information about PBO, project management methodologies and best practices, tools related to managing projects /programs, while ensuring that all employees are following the best project/program management practices! Specific responsibilities include: • Supervise very closely the execution of programs / projects with high importance and impact. Ensure that all these projects are initiated, planned, executed and closed following the project management methodologies established by the department • Accountability for program and project management methodology, templates and tools to be used for projects/programs. Be the guardian of them and ensure full adherence of project leaders and management. Train / promote training for project leaders, engineers, managers, directors in the methodology / tools as required • Act as main advisor and support very closely project leaders and managers. Be the main contact between MS Sr Management and departments / project leaders • Accountability for project/program health checks and ensure the MS organization is always growing / advancing in project / program management skills • Provide mentorship and advice towards project/program results, risks, schedule and financials • Support the preparation of business case's & 650's in order to request vital funds for the programs / projects execution. Supervise financials expenditures and advise / act when needful • Develop, establish and maintain KPI’s & statistics to supervise the quality / efficiency of projects execution with the ultimate goal of continuous improvement. Establish and maintain the necessary dashboards with the related relevant information about project / program management Key Qualifications: • University degree in Engineering or Technical areas. Advanced studies are desired • Project / Program Management Certifications • Validated experience in an Engineering / Project Management department within a factory or regional / global function. Additional experience within PMI manufacturing environment is a plus. Requirements & Skills: • Hands on in leading projects of all sizes and dimensions from factory floor to corporate functions. • Deep knowledge of MS office and PM tools, statistic tools and skills to develop KPI's and perform managerial analysis • Strong communication skills and huge negotiation, problem solving and analytical thinking abilities. A hardworking team player able to encouraging others and commit to results • Knowledge of AutoCAD and SAP are plus • Proficient level of English in both oral and written WHAT WE OFFER Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna (PM MTB) PM MTB is Philip Morris International’s Center of excellence, worldwide recognized for prototyping, mass-volume production and employees’ training on smoke-free products. PM MTB employs more than 1000 employees and its production site of Crespellano is one of the most advanced manufacturing venues in Italy for technology innovation, competencies development and talent recognition. In 2021, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the eighth year in a row. In the same year, was also granted the Equal Salary Certification certificate by the homonymous foundation to certify that men and women are paid equally for equivalent work. For more information, see our PMI and PMI Science websites. * Reduced-risk products ("RRPs") is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer!