KNX Project Manager

Schneider Electric
09 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

KNX Project Manager

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric

Are you our next KNX Project Manager? Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our well-established team as a KNX Project Manager with responsibility for our Projects in London and the South East.

Ranked as a Top 25 Employer to work for by LinkedIn, Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, 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.

Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:

Your Mission

Reporting to the Application Centre Manager and responsible for managing lighting type projects. You will manage the customer interface pre-and post-order ensuring safe and successful project delivery, on time and within planed budget while managing scope, risk and capturing variations.

Your responsibilities:

Take full commercial and technical ownership of allocated projects from enquiry working with our sales team to order to contract close for one key client.

Manage the project, following progress in line with Project plan (scope, schedule and budget) until completion.

Develop and manage the project programme.

Provide full technical management of the project – Preferably directly or alternatively, supported by the technical team.

Provides key interface and communication between back office functions, outsourced activity, and the customer.

Act as primary point of contact for the customer. Managing the interface between customer and project team, the highest level of customer satisfaction should be insured always.

Manage project contract insuring fulfilment of Schneider Electric contractual obligations and application of its contractual rights. Ensure all appropriate actions to timely recover customer receivables are carried out with the support of shared functions.

Monitor and control Project progress versus budget spending. Ensure full & effective reporting to management and Inform them in a timely manner of major project events impacting project performance or compliance with governance principles.

Understand customer specific request for contract variations not included in the original scope

Identify and take all necessary actions to manage risk and capitalise on opportunities. Manage claims & variation orders.

Solves problems with customer interaction that results in positive feedback and improved relation

Take full accountability over project profitability (cost, cash flow & margin) including forecasting, engagements follow-up & re-forecasting. Ensure timely revenue recognition as per forecast.

Ensure partners & suppliers are executing the project in full compliance with Schneider-Electric processes, quality instructions and governance principles. Take all necessary actions to correct any deviations or quality issues occurring during project execution.

Be actively involved with Sales & Tendering team to ensure successful project hand over.

Support the bid and tender teams as a Subject Matter Expert to support growth and tendering of major projects.

Support to the bid process, as required by the Commercial Department, providing input on project timescales.

Work to existing procedures and assist in setting and establishing new operating procedures.

Support to other members of the Operational Team and other areas of the business as needs dictate.

Developing and maintaining key customer relationships.

About you:

Technical Project Management in the electrical, lighting or construction fields

Ability to understand Single Line Diagrams and Protection Schemes.

KNX and Dali or lighting Equipment.

Understanding of Electrical Testing Procedures

Degree level qualification (Electrical Engineering)

Master’s Degree would be an advantage

Our offer to you

You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with significant personal responsibility and attractive development opportunities

Flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life

Optimal support on your career path through regular training opportunities

A dynamic and personal atmosphere, working with a global energised team

A company culture that encourages performance and cooperation

An attractive compensation package including the comprehensive fringe benefits expected of an international company

We are an employer that is characterized by both the appreciation and equal opportunities of our employees, a recipe for generating success.

Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

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