Project Manager - Medium Voltage Switchgear

Wendell, North Carolina
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Medium Voltage & Systems
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 155689
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location NC - Wendell
Required Travel 30%

Division Description
The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

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Job Description
Position Overview
The Project Manager directs large switchgear projects successfully and contributes to the goals of Medium Voltage & Systems Business Unit (MS) of Siemens Industry, Inc. The Project Manager is responsible for the successful execution of project goals, such as revenue, profitability, on-time execution, resource utilization, risk management and customer satisfaction for the life cycle of the project and across multiple projects.

• Direct all phases of projects from inception through completion.
• Responsible for the cost, schedule, quality, and technical performance of the assigned project(s).
• Define project scope, goals, and deliverables that support project goals in collaboration with business users and stakeholders.
• Help in growing business volume with the assigned strategic accounts by strengthening customer relationship and top notch project performance.
• Develop full-scale project plans and estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
• Establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans and schedules. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
• Provide project revenue, profit and cash-flow forecasts as part of regular project status updates
• Document project progress including implementation, timelines, issues, risks, and successes to maintain project course.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. Provide regular updates to team, management, and PMO on work performed, plans, budget, and overall status.
• Support the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract
• Manage, develop, and coordinate customer requirements of complex systems and define integration requirements across multiple systems/processes.
• Direct the work of employees and/or subcontractors assigned to the project including from service, technical, finance, contract, administrative, and Program Management Office areas.
• Understand, negotiate and execute contract requirements
• Identify, plan & implement PMO process improvement.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• Engineering Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
• 5 years Project Management experience, preferably in power systems business
• PMP (Project Management Professional) certification required with working knowledge of project management processes & tools
• Experience in identifying and implementing cost savings measures within projects
• Ability to build alliances to form strong, effective teams
• Ability to demonstrate leadership skills and proven track record of managing multi-disciplinary teams, including program management, services, engineering, operations, and logistics
• Ability to demonstrate commitment to develop, drive, and manage projects in a highly competitive market
• Excellent written and verbal communications, ability to present complex issues to multi-level audiences
• Ability to interpret and report results to senior management as well as customers
• Ability to effectively communicate progress, status and issues to internal and external customers

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