Senior Project Manager

Schneider Electric Ashburn, VA

About the Job

Schneider Electricâ„¢ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.


Coordinates and monitors customer facing technical projects from initiation through delivery, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and most importantly high customer satisfaction. This position includes project planning, resource allocation, estimating, execution, implementation and support. The individual will work closely with the customer, contractor, and internal resources to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of solutions deployed in support of project goals and objectives.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Works closely with internal and external stakeholders, and customers in overseeing and coordinating project priorities, scope, resource requirements, and timing of deliverables
  • Assists management with evaluation and development of a project plan and participates in the planning and formulation of design alternatives and solutions
  • Monitors project deliverables and progress through continuous communication with project members and key stakeholders
  • Remains aware of any potential problems and works to mitigate any risks
  • Prepares reports on project progress and problems
  • Ensures projects are completed per corporate and customer plan

This job might be for you if:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, combined with 5+ years of relevant project management work experience
  • Experience with both EPMS and BMS project management is desired.
  • Preferred location: Northern Virginia (Ashburn, VA area).
  • Computer proficiency in MS Project, Office and Visio
  • Knowledge of contract documents and ability to clearly understand specifications
  • Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements
  • Ability to work and contribute as an effective team player in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Developed interpersonal skills with an ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers of various technical abilities, including experience working with contractors, consultants, and sales staff as required.
  • Ability to self-manage, multi-task and learn new skills quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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