Senior Project Manager

  • Augusta (Richmond County)
  • Fixed-Term
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,200 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive worldwide distribution system. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

Senior Project Manager

Your Tasks

As a Senior PM, you will be responsible for supporting the PMO Director in driving the execution of Project Richmond, including supervising cost/schedule control, reporting on performance and progress metrics to drive decision-making, ensuring effective document controls and interface management, and implementing standardized processes and timelines. You will also support the PMO Director in managing the performance of an external PMO provider and ensuring alignment with Aurubis standardized processes & performance metrics.


Support PMO Director in managing PMO team:


  • Support PMO Director in supervising the development and maintenance of an integrated master schedule that includes linkages across schedules and milestones from multiple stakeholders; analyze schedule adherence across project participants and proactively identify risks to the critical path and provide mitigation scenarios.
  • Support supervision of cost controls for the project, including maintaining a current budget, forecast, and updated risk register and enforcing change order/claims processes.
  • Help ensure processes related to document management and  RFIs, submittals, and other types of technical communications facilitate stakeholder cooperation and project needs.

Risk identification/mitigation: maintain the overall risk register and mitigation plan for the project.

Stakeholder management: support PMO Director in managing interfaces between project stakeholders, including internal teams and contracted entities, and communicate requirements to all parties

  • Help ensure effectiveness of structured follow-through and that meetings drive decision-making and progress and that open action items are resolved. 
  • Address priority and ask probing questions to surface critical conversations with stakeholders and ensure those conversations lead action. 

Project performance management and reporting: proactively leverage qualitative updates and program metrics to identify risks and opportunities which should be actioned, ensure maintenance of a KPI dashboard, & support PMO director in developing monthly reports for use in strategic decision-making.

Your Profile

  • 5+ years of experience in project management, preferably with experience managing projects of similar size and complexity in the U.S.
  • Hands on project management approach that includes a proven track record of project/program execution.
  • Analytics/Data Science experience preferred 
  • Strong management skills
  • Proactive, structured, and action-oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to details and technicalities
  • Excellent organizational and technical skills
  • Good interpersonal and multi-tasking skills

Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's in related field
  • A project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (or equivalent) or significant PMO work experience (PRINCE2 experience preferred).
  • Technical Skills incl. Project management software-Microsoft; Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, ProCore, Oracle Aconex(or equivalent).

We Offer

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

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Aurubis is an employer that stands for diversity and equal opportunity. Employment decisions are made regardless of national or ethnic origin, religion and belief, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental and physical impairment and social origin or any other legally protected characteristics of an individual.