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Schneider Electric Service Project manager (765) in Almaty, Kazakhstan

  • Manage moderate size and complex сustomer projects, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget

  • Initiate and lead the hand-off from planning to implementation of projects ensuring roles and responsibilities of all parties are clearly identified and communicated to the concerned parties

  • Govern and contribute to customer communication from initial confirmation of project scope through to project close out

  • Ensure work is scheduled and proactively communicate with internal and external stakeholders any deviation from the plan

  • Negotiate internal and external Change Orders with all parties

  • Manage all quotes and negotiations with vendors and other external purchasing agents

  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation of customer communications and actions taken

  • Monitor time & expense for each related work order and escalate any deviations from budget to senior management

  • Lead the closeout of projects and manage claims to and from customers and suppliers for demands, consideration, compensation or payment under the terms of a legally binding contract

  • Act as a mentor for the projects coordinators

  • Prepare the weekly backlog reports to the management

  • Education: University Diploma/degree with electrical/Automation/IT background required.

  • Proven ability to manage customer project portfolio with preference for PM training

  • Minimum 5-10 years relevant experience working within the electrical industry.

  • Solid ability with communication – written and spoken.

  • Advanced computer skills: Windows, MS Office and MS Project is an asset.

  • Quick learner for new application software.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are required.

  • Effective communication skills, facilitation and strong negotiations skills.

  • Strong customer orientation and teamwork approach.

  • Must be detail oriented with ability to multitask.

Primary Location: KZ-ALM-Almaty

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Sep 5, 2019, 3:59:00 PM

Req ID: 005GXF