Cummins Nigeria Job Vacancy for a Project Team Leader

Cummins Inc. – A global power leader, is a corporation of complementary
business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel
and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel
systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and
electrical power generation
systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana,
(USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide
and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories
through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent
distributor locations and approximately 6,800 dealer locations. Cummins
earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013.

Cummins Inc. is recruiting to fill the vacant job position below:

Job Title: Project Team Leader
Lagos, Nigeria
Job Descriptions

  • Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying
    complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business
    stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.
  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and
    analysis; provides input into the design and development of project
    plans and timelines.
  • Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of
    risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify
    alternatives or solutions.
  • Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on
    other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.
  • Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors
    measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on
    status of specific projects and assignments.
  • Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish
    various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various
    stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.
  • Leads multiple projects from inception to completion;
    facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to
    determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business
    stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project
    plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks
    performance against performance goals and timeline.
  • Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.
  • Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
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  • Issue Management – Maintains a cross-functional project issues
    list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue’s level of
    importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of
    changes to the project plan.
  • Stakeholder Management And Communication – Identifies, engages
    and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes
    obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies
    stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit
    the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.
  • Business Planning/Strategy – Familiar with tools for financial
    analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get
  • Cross-Functional Knowledge – Understands the more detailed
    hand-offs between functional areas on a project, and knows the detailed
    work of at least one functional area.
  • Project Risk Management – Leads teams in the development of a
    project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and
    manages the actions to mitigate the risk.
  • Scope Management – Solicits and organizes customer requirements
    (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables.
    Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining
    document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple
    levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech
    Profiles or equivalent documents).
  • Schedule Management – Develops and maintains a cross-functional
    schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the
    right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.
  • Resource Plan Management – Develops and manages a
    cross-functional resource plan for a project. Knows the right level of
    detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively.
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Education, Licenses, Certifications:

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.


  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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