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Project Manager at Schneider Electric

Project Manager

Schneider Electric Warrington, Cheshire Full-Time
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At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment. 

We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

We are committed to unleash the infinite possibilities of an open, global, innovative community that is passionate about our Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

Schneider Electric has an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our team in Warrington as a Project Manager to manage executions of our customer projects predominantly in the Medium and Low Voltage Distribution Solutions side. 

Please note that we will consider candidates from the Manchester and Leeds region too. 

The successful candidate will lead functional aspects of the project (Design, Planning, Purchasing, Contract, On-site) to ensure full customer satisfaction, safety compliance and financial performance and will manage the relationship with our customers and third parties within project scope and will be accountable for the execution of the project in line with the contract & specifications.


  • Lead an aspect of the project through task planning, follow progresses in line with scope of work and deliverables till completion
  • Manage project contract ensuring fulfilment of Schneider Electric contractual obligations and application of its contractual rights
  • Systematic review of deviations against specifications, or additional customer requests, in order to generate additional revenue
  • Take full accountability over project profitability (cost, cash flow & margin) including forecasting, engagements follow-up & re-forecasting. Ensure timely revenue recognition as per forecast
  • Ensure all appropriate actions to timely recover customer receivables are done with the support of shared functions
  • Monitor and control Project progress versus budget spending. Strive for gross margin improvement
  • Manage full & effective reporting to management (reports, project reviews). Inform management in a timely manner about project events impacting project performance or compliance with governance principles
  • Identify and alert on execution risks. Be proactive in resolving associated issues. Escalate to Sales to manage claims & variation orders
  • Responsibility of the proper implementation of Schneider Electric safety standards all along project execution, and for all parties (Schneider and subcontractors)
  • Act as primary point of contact for the customer (correspondences, emails, calls, meetings) to ensure consistent execution and secure customer satisfaction
  • Continuously monitor customer satisfaction and strive for improvement. Lead the issue resolution (hot loop) in the project and provide inputs for continuous improvement (cold loop)
  • Form part of our call out rota for weekend cover 

About you: 

  • Qualified to degree level in relevant discipline (Engineering and/or Business) or equivalent experience
  • Be able to demonstrate related work experience and a strong track record in project management practices with special attention to on site logistic
  • Previous experience with Medium and Low Voltage distribution solutions  
  • Be able to build a good customer relationship, and a strong collaboration with sales team for change order management team
  • Experienced user of project management software tools (MS Excel, MS Project)
  • The ability to own and follow through on commitments to completion
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Fluency in English (written and verbal) is a must, another language would be valuable
  • Hold a full driving license 

Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are always open to a conversation around flexible working. 

Please submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. 

You know about us, so let us learn about you! Apply today.



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