RAC APAC Project Manager (2-Year Contract)

2-5 years
5830 - 8750 SGD monthly
9 days ago
Job Description

Do you dream of working in a company that is driven by a meaningful purpose An inclusive company that empowers you to do your best and be innovative

We are looking for a RAC APAC Project Manager (2-Year Contract) to make a difference!

At Schneider Electric, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment. We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability.

What will you do

  • Accountable for managing moderate size and complexity project orders for RAC APAC Fast Track Solutions Team from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within the budget. This includes initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing of customer projects
  • Confirm customer requirements, which include drawings, specifications, job site requirements, bill of material alignment with specifications & clarify exceptions
  • Manage the complete job process from order preparation, through manufacturing release, product shipment, post shipment support and financial reconciliation utilizing a base knowledge of Schneider Electric products and their uses
  • Acting as SE's representative within the applicable contractual terms, this role is to direct, co-ordinate and supervise assigned projects with the Project Team
  • Oversee and provide day-to-day direction for a team of Consultants, Engineering and Contractors
  • Ensure that SE briefs, designs, specifications and relevant information are made available to, and are executed as specified with due regard to cost and time by the Design Team, Consultants, General contractor, Contractors etc. (i.e. the Project Team), so that SE objectives are fully met
  • Maintain control of the project schedule, budget and risk issues. This responsibility also includes facilitating timely decisions to maintain the Project schedule and budget, as well as providing senior management with regular project updates, identifying project risks early, and communicating prudent and timely recommendations for risk avoidance
  • Responsible for the preparation and application of the Project Execution Plan
  • Monitor and control the progress and development of all related project deliverables through the various stages of the project in accordance with SE's policy
  • Lead Project Management teams
  • Provide expertise, guidance, advice, support and motivate project teams
  • Report to senior management via meetings or by regular written reports the progress of related project matters together with the status of related issues
  • Set and manage client expectations and routine client interaction
  • Manage and prepare all reporting activities required for the Project Stakeholders
  • Attend meetings as required to ensure compliance with the overall project standards, procedures, and requirements
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the prescribed standards
  • Ensure the prompt delivery of all project deliverables
  • Find resolution to and preempt problems during the various stages of the project
  • Communicate effectively with client to identify needs and evaluate alternative project solutions
  • Assist in the selection of the contractor as well as in the negotiation of their terms and conditions of engagement with the Procurement team
  • Oversee that the review of all relevant submissions are in line with the project schedule
  • Oversee and ensure that Change Management (as it relates to budget, revised design and potential schedule impact) is carried out in line with SE procedures
  • Assist the Design team with design management, design coordination and design delivery to meet the project schedule
  • Work and liaise with the Design team on project matters, and initiate value engineering initiatives to ensure that the project develops within the recognized cost and time constraints
  • Regularly inspect the progress of the work on site and provide guidance to the project team on best practices and potential efficiencies on scheduling and processes
  • Assist the Head of Project Management as directed in any other Project Management related activities

What's in it for you

  • Global family leave
  • Comprehensive medical coverage for employee and dependents
  • Blue sky Friday
  • Worldwide Employee Stock Ownership
  • On-site gym

and more!

What qualifications will make you successful for this role

  • Diploma / Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 3 to 10 years of experience in Project Management in data center and/or utility industry (within the electrical distribution field)
  • Knowledge of data center, utility, EPC Electrical Distribution Systems, and local standards
  • Knowledge of Medium/Low Voltage switchgear, HV/MV/LV Transformer and control/automation, including site work (installation, testing & commissioning and integrated test)
  • Proficient in planning tools (e.g. MS Project)
  • Knowledge of functional management with a multi-jobs team
  • Reporting at good level and frequency

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

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