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Dallas, Texas Schneider Electric USA, Inc
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. Schneider Electric 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: The Project Development Manager I is responsible for development of the performance contracting projects in achieving the project's objectives. S/he works closely with the Customer, Project Sales Lead, Project Sponsor(s), and Development Team to define the project objectives and create and execute a plan for maximizing the customer current operations through strategic alignment with their vision and mission. The Project Development Manager I has a working knowledge of the technical and organizational environments in which the project scopes of work will be implemented. The Project Development Manager I must be an excellent collaborator with all the functions associated with the development of complex projects. The Project Development Manager I exhibits strong leadership qualities, is a strategic thinker and can adapt to scope changes to bring value to our customers. The Project Development Manager I is responsible for developing client relationship through technical leadership and customer client satisfaction. Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. Primary Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. Scope: Small to Medium sized projects with traditional scope complexity, medium need for internal and external coordination. Traditional customer vertical markets of: K-12 education, post-secondary, small/medium municipal and county government Project Safety Develop safety strategy for the project and communicate safety requirements to all project team members and subcontractors Ensure safety strategy, safety audits and required job hazard analysis and risk assessments are performed Ensure all personnel and subcontractors are familiar and adhere to Schneider Electric safe work practices and alignment with customer safety requirements Customer Satisfaction Collaborate with customer to identify and understand the customer's mission and vision Develop a project strategy that aligns with the customer's mission and vision and operational needs Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding project expectations Facilitate the technical communication and presentation in customer project Leadership Management Demonstrate servant leadership with project team to provide team with direction and tools to be successful Innovation leader driving creative solutions and new ideas to exceed customers' expectations and deliver on project goals Develop project charter and communication cadence for collaboration of project efforts Provide technical leadership on the review of scopes of work, review of project deliverables and customer stakeholder management Technical Project Management Responsible for developing scope, coordinating technical strategy, project financials, customer reports and final contract Lead the effort in defining project scope and acquiring scope of work estimates that meet or exceed the customer and regional goals and objectives Review and ensure project estimates are accurate and the project scope is executable within the budget. Direct the methodologies of performing energy savings calculations and identify any risk associated with the projections Review savings projections to ensure plausibility and identify any financial risk Prepare final project costs in financial tools for turnkey construction of scope of work Coordinate technical and management reviews Prepare technical reports Organize, develop and negotiate Design Professional Agreements (DPA) Responsible for the coordination of efforts, quality control and completion construction contract Complete the RITE Review documents and facilitate Signature level authority as indicated by the Authorization Level Document Monitor the project and report the project status to the management team on a regular basis Manage the timely resolution of issues, including the escalation of issues that are outside the project team's scope of responsibility. Track risks and ensure execution of corrective action plans until project closure. Other duties may be assigned Business and Strategy Management Collaborate with Sales, Construction and Performance Assurance for alignment of project goals, strategy, scope, costs and project requirements Develop the Project Plan, Schedule and Budget for the Development Phase of the Project Collaborate with internal and external teams on budget, phasing and scope of work deliverables to meet the project plan Coordinate internal and external teams for facility audits and site access on customer sites Lead with Sales Lead, customer kickoff meetings and scope debriefs Identify and coordinate internal and external resources required to achieve project objectives Identify schedule and budget constraints and opportunities to achieve project strategy Education/Certification Required: 4-year college degree or technical degree, and/or relative experience required. Professional Engineering license, or ability to obtain is beneficial; PMP certification is recommended, CEM certification and LEED accreditation are pluses. Experience Required: Relative engineering and project management experience (3-6 years related work experience preferred). In addition, the candidate will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of performance contracting, project development process and energy use in building systems. An understanding of energy performance contracts or energy focused design-build projects in lower and higher education or municipal facilities is highly beneficial. Skills: Strong communication (written and verbal) and project management / organization skills required, but not limited to the ability to: handle multiple demands and assignments prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently manage resource procurement and utilization. influence and persuade internal and external Customers listen effectively and solicit input from others Excellent time management and organization skills required Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, including knowledge of MS Project, Word, and Excel required Financial acumen and understanding preferred Passionate about customer service and team success required Leadership skills: team building, empower and delegate authority, ability to build rapport and consensus required Good understanding of contract procedures and tactics preferred Knowledge of contract law, codes, standards, and industry construction knowledge preferred Ability to lead scope development analysis new technologies, innovations and/or solutions preferred Ability to manage change management and continuous improvement preferred Travel: Travel will vary, but may require travel greater than 25% of the time Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties. Moving over rough or uneven surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy to light items. Transporting of items such as a laptop computer and luggage; driving an automobile, etc.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties. While performing the primary functions of the job, the employee is regularly exposed a general office environment. During periods of project site visits, the employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions as well as mechanical equipment rooms, which could consist of confined spaces and loud noises. Employee may work in different environments while on various job sites. This job requires work to be performed on project sites and thus will require greater than 25% travel to project sites. Travel will occur using an automobile or by airplane to destinations. We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. 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: . Let us learn about you! Apply today. You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer..... click apply for full job details