Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chippenham


Project Manager
Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric
Ranked as a Top 25 Employer to work for by LinkedIn, Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.
Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:
Schneider Electric has an exciting opportunity for YOU to join the
Energy Application Centre (EAC)
as a
Project Manager
reporting to the
EAC Director and
an active member of the EAC Management Team.
Your Mission:
This position requires a proactive customer driven approach, demonstrating full ownership and responsibility for implementing and completing projects.
You will be involved in managing, planning, high level engineering/design, resourcing and delivering projects on time and to budget. You will be required to develop and maintain close working relationships with the Tendering Team, Sales and Engineering teams to identify and implement Innovative solutions to support sustainable business growth within the Energy Application Centre (EAC).
Your responsibilities:
Responsible for the planning and execution of allocated projects.
Planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling all aspects of assigned projects – ensuring that completed on time and to budget (Clarify all assumptions, create a plan/timeline, define roles and responsibilities throughout the project, Manage the budget, minimise risks, Ensure the goals of the project are met, Monitor and report progress to customer and internal stakeholders).
Attend meetings (on-site in required) with the customer, contractor, subcontractor, consultant and suppliers as appropriate.
Attend meetings with relevant parties to gain approval of engineering design prior to delivery phase.
Identify project issues and put proactive plans in place to resolve effectively and in a timely manner.
Financial control of the project including procurement, invoice approval, variation handling, final account agreement, monthly reviews.
Operate and deliver multiple projects (typical total value approx. £3M) in line with QMS, H&S and Environmental systems.
Support, coach and mentor projects team throughout the project.

About you:
Qualification in
project management
or equivalent
Proven experience in end to end project management
Strong experience managing
large software projects
Experience in delivery
Automation/SCADA/Control systems
to large end user/Utilities.
Stakeholder management
and demonstrable experience in managing internal and external project teams
presentation skills
, ability to interact with both internal and external customers.
Positive attitude and constructive approach
Continuous Improvement
and ensuring projects meet industry quality and company standards
Driving licence

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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About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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