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Senior Project Manager
 United States of America, Seattle   Full time

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Identificación del trabajo

Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.

The Role:

Kapsch TrafficCom is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible to oversee a large-scale project including multiple solutions and subcontractors while ensuring that the required scope is delivered in accordance with the contract and budget. The role is also responsible for maintaining the project P&L and negotiating change orders.


  • Act as the contact for external client and manages customer relationship while reporting on project status.

  • Develop project plans that identify resource and budgetary needs to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes.

  • Manage requirements, issues, and risks to ensure a successful on-time project delivery.

  • Manage suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Provide leadership for the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to responsibilities and project milestones.

  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project team meetings.

  • Seek and evaluate change-requests and administer a Change Control Registry for tracking the submission, coordination, review, evaluation, categorization, and approval for release of all system changes.

  • Manage and document client-driven scope changes; assess impact and initiate appropriate actions such as internal communications, estimate/schedule/work plan revisions, change documentation, and amendment preparation.

  • Manage and document internal contract changes that affect booking, cost, or margin; coordinates with Project Coordinators.

  • Review project and/or operations costs, including accruals, at least on a monthly basis: coordinates with Project Coordinators and the finance department as needed.

  • Validates/revises/updates scope of work and time requirements of the contract.

  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues communicating to Kapsch executive management.

  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution.

What’s in it for you?

  • Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people around the world

  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a high-growth industry

  • Career growth and development opportunities

  • Casual work environment with flexible work hours

  • Excellent benefits including a no-cost medical insurance option for employee and eligible dependents

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related field.

  • 5+ years’ Project Management experience including managing Toll system operation projects as a Project Manager, including a Roadside system and a Back-office system.

  • Customer relationship management experience.

  • Experience managing P&L.

  • Risk management experience.

  • Contract & claim management.

  • Experience managing change management activities.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and communication skills.

Our top Candidates will have:

  • Strong Operational and tolling / traffic management experience.

  • Proven communications and leadership skills.

  • PMP or IPMA certification or equivalent qualification .

  • Excellent Excel skills.

  • Estimated travel of 10%.

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace.  Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to to advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Unsolicited Third-Party Candidates: Please note that Kapsch TrafficCom does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from third-party recruiters that are not engaged and under written contract with Kapsch TrafficCom. Any employment agency, individual or entity that submits an unsolicited resume/candidate acknowledges and understands that Kapsch TrafficCom has the right to hire any applicant at its own discretion without any fee owed or due to the submitting third-party employment agency, individual or entity.  For more information, please contact


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