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Project Manager

Schneider Electric

Potters Bar, United Kingdom

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our team as Electrical Distribution Project Manager

Your Mission:

This position is accountable for managing moderate size and complexity Customer Maintenance Plans and Project from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. This includes initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing of customer projects and maintenance plans.

Individual in this position confirms customer requirements, which includes drawings, specifications, job site requirements, bill of material alignment with specifications & clarify exceptions. Manages complete job process from order preparation and financial reconciliation utilizing a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use.

Your responsibilities:

1. Takes ownership for validating the project’s statement of work and contract terms with the customer, including both technical and commercial elements, becomes lead contact for customer for balance of project order. (Project Initiation).

2. Develops a project schedule and communicates with the customer to ensure expectations are being met.

3. Determine Site resources requirements and request from departments as necessary. (Project Planning).

4. Monitor the execution of the customer’s project order, verifying execution of the project through kick-off meetings, communication to all parties and exchange of technical requirements and project plan information. (Project Execution).

5. Lead the monitor and control of the performance of the customer’s project through its lifecycle. Key activities include task completion verification, project team monitoring, managing the exchange of project updates across the project team members, schedule reporting, issue resolution, and contract administration. (Monitor and Control Project Work).

6. Understand customer specific request for project variations not included in the original scope and is in charge to submit to the customer the amendments related to these requests.

7. Lead the closeout of the customer’s project to include financial reconciliation, verification of job site equipment arrival, installation, start-up, and training support completion through review of internal system information, contact with the customer. (Project Close)

8. Solves problems with customer interaction that results in positive feedback and improved relationship.

9. Utilizes a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their use and demonstrates an understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology needed for effective project management.

About you:

Technical project management experience in the electrical, mechanical, construction fields;

Experience of Maintenance application of LV/HV Equipment;

Knowledge and Experience of application of Electrical Safety Rules LV/HV either DNO or National Model Rules;

Ability to understand Protection Schemes and Single Line Diagrams;

Strong understanding of Electrical Testing Procedures;

Demonstrate appropriate underpinning knowledge in the form of academic qualifications (Ideally HNC/D in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering)

Hold a full drivers licence

Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

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