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Customer Project Manager

Company Name: Schneider Electric
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 5-10 years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
This posting is for a Project Manager, with a role focused on the effective Project Management and the successful delivery of medium/large scale projects.
The Project Manager being accountable for achieving the projects objectives and will work closely with the Project Management Team to define the project objectives, create and execute the Project Management plan to achieve those objectives.
 
This will include but not limited to Development of the PMP including leading and executing the Change Control procedure, Risk and Opportunity Register, Quality Plan, Project Schedule, Project communication Plan, Stake holder register, Lessons learned, Project close out in align with SE CPP.
 
The Project Manager has an excellent working knowledge of the technical and organisational environments in which the deliverables are created and in which they will be used.
The Project Manager must be an excellent communicator at all levels within the project environment, be proactive, exhibit strong leadership qualities and be able to adapt to a dynamic and geographically disbursed project environment.
This position requires presence at customer sites and as such the candidate must be able to obtain necessary clearance and/or credentials to travel abroad and comply with customer requirements for executing work on their site. The types of credentials that might be required but are not limited to, passports, Homeland Security clearance, Visa’s background and credit checks, etc.
The post will require extensive travel outside of home area to sites as required

Specific Tasks May Include:
Meeting the scope, schedule, resource and budget commitments reflected in Project Management Plan
Lead the Project team in developing and managing the Project Management Plan within constraints established and approved by the Project Sponsor.
Implement and enforce change control over project scope, schedule, resources and budget.
Negotiate with functional managers and/or organisational management to obtain adequate planned resources with appropriate skills to staff the project.
Effectively manage sub-contract packages within our project scope of works.
 
Continually identify and proactively manage project risk and opportunity issues, ensure execution of corrective action plans up to closure
Manage the project in line with the associated country quality system and Schneider Electric CPP process.
 
Update project forecast each month in line with finance department requirements.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Electrical, Software or Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on control systems,
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Project management of Solution Projects

Skills:
Experience in managing construction type solution projects.
Understanding the full project deliverables and transferring that knowledge into and maintaining a project programme/schedule using Microsoft Project.
Ability to interpret project specifications.
Effective communicator, leader and team builder
Good commercial understanding and finance control.
Experienced communicator and the ability to communicate with all stakeholders at a senior level.
Demonstrate their expert knowledge in the building automation industry.
 
Highly Desirable:
5-10 years, specific experience in delivery of major projects
Experience in Data Center, Healthcare, Oil&Gas or critical infrastructure Building and Energy Management.
Very organized and methodical and can create clear plans and strategies and implement them.
 
Demonstrate strong Leadership of project management teams using different leadership strategies and techniques.