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Project Manager Geospatial Utilities

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Schneider Electric

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Job Description:
Project Manager
Geospatial Utilities Professional Services Division

Schneider Electric Geospatial Utilities – Professional Services Division has an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to assume the role of Project Manager on our Professional Services Team.

What will you do?

Responsible for the delivery of complex, multi-phase DIGITAL GRID projects (typically between $5m and $10m)
Maintains a high-level knowledge of business processes, challenges, disruptions in the electric distribution industry, as well as the drivers and concerns around the deployment of Operations Technologies utility systems such as GIS, MDM, CIS, Work Management, etc.
Oversees the handover of the project from the sales team to the execution team
Manages project execution through all stages of the SE Customer Project Process (Initiate and Setup, Design, Install and Commission and Closure)
Builds and manages a cost and invoicing plan, including subcontractor invoices, that ensures positive cash flow and a high probability of achieving project finance KPI targets
Engages SE Contract Management through all stages of the project for advice on protecting program/project margin while identifying and exploiting opportunities to increase margin
Maintains a log of project travel expenses and receipts per DIGITAL GRID PMO processes
Reports to DIGITAL GRID executive leadership on the status and health of the project, its risks, opportunities, as well as overall client satisfaction
Maintains project schedule, tasks, task assignments, issues and risks in Workfront
Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
Prepares monthly Project Review PowerPoint presentation and presents to DIGITAL GRID leadership as required
Conducts effective scope management by assessing client requests against the agreed upon scope of work and negotiates change orders where there are variances
Enables the integration of SE project delivery team with customer project team
Supports the onboarding of SE project team members onto the SE project delivery team and coordinates the onboarding of team members for client site access and/or system access
Identifies opportunities for improving project margin and/or providing additional services and software to the client
Holds customers responsible for completion of their tasks per contract project schedule
Conducts internal project kick-off meetings covering business drivers, schedule, key contractual terms, penalties & bonuses, risks, issues, stakeholders and other project initiation items
Identifies project stakeholders and strategizes approaches to stakeholder management
Connects with client project sponsor(s) and checks in with them regularly on project status, risks, issues
Ensures correct booking of project in SE financial management systems and sets project start date
Manages the completion of project initiation documentation and project schedules including the Project Management Plan, Training Plan and Documentation Plan
Schedules and manages design activities including requirements clarification, high-level design and detailed design
Ensures that the Customer Project is closed per DIGITAL GRID PMO project closure procedures, that all deliverables are accepted and that acceptance documentation is complete
Captures lessons learned in the course of delivering DIGITAL GRID projects
Informs customer in advance about end of warranty and procedures for handing over the system to maintenance and support
Establishes External & Internal Change Order Management procedures
Reviews & dispositions changes & claims
Coordinates on-site work and ensures that the right team members are present for client site activities
Monitors quality and customer satisfaction
Attends project/program steering committee meetings and other meetings with key stakeholders
Offers suggestions on the development and/or improvement of DIGITAL GRID PMO processes and procedures
Provides backoffice (i.e. non-client-facing) financial tracking for projects in the DIGITAL GRID portfolio in support of a client-facing Program/Project Manager
Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards.
Assess current or future customer needs and priorities by communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods.
Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans.
Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel.
Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI).
Identify need for initial or supplemental project resources.
Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.
Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs.
Develop and manage annual budgets for information technology projects.
Establish and execute a project communication plan.
Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
Monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback.
Coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel.
Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel.
Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials.

What qualifications will make you successful?

Bachelors degree is required.
PMP certification preferred but not required.
Minimum of 8 years of consulting experience with a major consulting, technology or professional services firm.
Previous hands-on technical experience in a technical role as Software Developer, Technical Architect, DBA, Business Analyst, Implementation specialist to GIS software is recommended.
Project management experience in a technology or software implementation environment is a requirement.
Experience with Microsoft project is required.
Ability to lead client and consulting teams in a highly matrixed organization
Strong presentation, written and oral communication skills.
Hands-on experience implementing or using ArcFM, ESRI GIS or related technologies is a requirement.
Technical experience in implementation or integration solutions to other utility engineering software technologies such as; Outage Management Systems (OMS), SCADA, Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and/or Engineering Analysis (EA) is a plus.

Position will be based in Fort Collins; CO is a plus.

Travel required (30%) domestic.


USA:Schneider Electric offers an inclusive benefits package to support all of our employees such as;

flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k) + match, well-being programs, holidays & paid time off, military leave benefits, and more.
Learn more about working with us:

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

About Our Company: Why us? Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive. 25.7bn global revenue 137 000+ employees in 100+ countries 45% of revenue from IoT 5% of revenue devoted for R&D You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled
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