Schneider Electric Senior Project Manager-East Africa (Pipeline Requisition) Jobs in Kenya

Schneider Electric Senior Project Manager-East Africa (Pipeline Requisition) Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

  • With revenues of €26.6 billion in FY2015, our 185,000 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 will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

  • At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

    Senior Project Manager

    • Responsible for management of customer projects across East Africa involving all departments (Site Management, Engineering, Logistics, Purchasing, Finance, Services)

    Job Purpose

    • Manage large Customer projects following applicable company policies and processes (the main one being CPP: Customer Project Process).

    • Manage the relationship with the customer and third parties within the project scope and accountable for the execution of the project in line with the contract.

    • Contribute to project managers' community of practice. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Organize & manage the project team and suppliers. Monitor their progress in line with the Project plan (scope, schedule, and budget) till completion.

    • Ensure effective communication within the team for best team coordination and motivation."

    • Manage project contract ensuring fulfillment of Schneider Electric contractual obligations and application of its contractual rights.

    • Ensure all appropriate actions to timely recover customer receivables (payments…) are done with the support of shared functions."

    • Monitor, control & report project execution status, progress & KPIs. Ensure full & effective reporting to management (reports, project reviews, …).

    • Inform timely the management about project events impacting project performance or compliance with governance principles."

    • Assess the analysis of all kinds of risks & opportunities (Financial, technical, commercial, ...) then define and carry till successful completion of necessary actions to avoid or mitigate risks and achieve opportunities. Manage claims
    & variation orders.

    • Drive customer relationships (including end-user if applicable), leading and organizing all project team interaction with customer organizations (correspondences, emails, calls, meetings, ...). Ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.

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

    • Ensure the project team and 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.

    • Handle successfully Project transfer from Selling to Execution phases via proactive involvement with the Sales & Tendering team prior to the transfer.

    • Contribute to the PM Community of Practice within his Execution Center and globally within the Execution Center network. Identify, formalize, share, and promote lessons learned and best practices.

    Role Requirement

    • Engineering qualification

    • Minimum 10 years of solid experience in a Customer Project environment

    • Experience in managing equipment or transactional orders is a plus

    • Cross-functional and cross border experiences is a plus

    • Strong communication skills, effective in a cross-cultural environment to foster collaboration toward a common goal

    • Proven leadership skills in project context focusing despite stress and headwinds on business objectives

    • Ability to understand, influence & convince in a complex matrix organization

    How to Apply

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