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Sr. Project Manager

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in smart metering, grid edge intelligence and smart infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.8 billion, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 6,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better.

 

 

Landis + Gyr is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Project Manager to lead AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) system deployments. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of all stages of customer delivery project management and have demonstrable experience executing multiple complex projects to ensure that contractual deliverables are completed and accepted. The Project Manager is the primary point of contact for our customers. This position will lead deployment of multiple small – midsize AMI projects and is accountable for flawless execution of projects to meet the contracted equipment, technical and services requirements. This includes management of project schedule, technical resources, risks & issues, financial performance, communications, and internal & customer status reporting.

 

•    Provide leadership, guidance and coaching to members of the project team
•    Acting as the face of Landis+Gyr to our customers, develop a trusted, collaborative partnership with the customer and project team
•    Conduct periodic performance reviews of project team and provide feedback
•    Understand contract administration and manage all contractual obligations, performance levels, and service levels
•    Initiate, plan, execute, control, & ensure final customer acceptance of assigned projects.
•    Coordinate and drive the activities of the team and indirect support resources to produce deliverables agreed upon with executive, program offices and/or functional management
•    Personally manage several customer projects
•    Drive issues to resolution independently or via other company resources and manage customer expectations appropriately
•    Responsible for reporting financial health of projects; budgeting, & forecasting
•    Manage a project's scope, schedule, and cost while managing risk
•    Ensure all internal stakeholders (Finance, Sales, Operations, Product Management, executive management) are apprised of status, KPIs, issues, and risks
•    Ability to travel on average 50%
•    Perform other tasks or requests as required

 

Required Skills:
•    PMP Certification Preferred; minimum expectation is that candidate will become PMP certified within 12 months; L+G will reimburse training and certification expense for employees.
•    7+ years’ experience in technology or project management field, including 3+ years of experience in leading or participating in projects consisting of multi-disciplined project teams 
•    3+ years’ experience in Utility information systems, advanced metering infrastructure systems, power plant or industrial control systems, information technology systems, or strongly related area 
•    Electric Utility Automated Meter Infrastructure (AMR/AMI) is preferred 
•    Understanding of advanced information systems, database systems and communications networks

 

Required Experience:
•    Thorough knowledge of PMI methodology and standards, and can adhere to company PM procedures and tools/templates/systems
•    Strong experience with typical project management tools to ensure assigned project(s) remain on schedule, on budget, and within scope
•    Solid understanding and experience working with utilities 
•    Ability to work within a matrix organization and lead resources that may or may not be dedicated to the project(s)
•    Uses influence to ensure indirect resources support the assigned project(s) when required
•    Ability to think and react quickly with a large degree of accuracy, confidence, and focus on customer satisfaction
•    Strong leadership qualities and the ability to make solid decisions confidently and without perfect information
•    Experience with deploying technical, complex solutions to customers
•    Strong contract management skills and can manage scope and identify issues requiring documented contract change orders
•    Understands how to control projects via effective KPIs and risk management
•    Possesses P&L and financial knowledge and ability to forecast revenues and expenses
•    Strong ability to resolve conflicts and diffuse tense situations with customers 
•    Through strong organization skills and hard work, ensure all aspects of a project are properly managed and moving toward resolution 
•    Ability to accept change and respond to setbacks with minimal disruptions
•    Communicates with ease up and down an organization, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Exhibits behaviors consistent with company values

 

Years of Experience:
7+ to 10 Years

Level of Education:
4 Year Degree


EOE      AA      M/F/Vet/Disability      VEVRAA      Federal Contractor

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Sr. Project Manager

Location: 

US

Requisition ID:  2548
Date Posted:  Feb 5, 2021

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