Schneider Electric Project Manager - Strategic Projects NAM Purchasing in Monterrey, Mexico

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What do you get to do in this position

The Project Manager - Strategic Projects NAM Purchasing is responsible to lead the cross-functional team to successfully develop, sell & execute the projects aligned to the purchasing strategy. The PM is co-responsible to build & support a solid pipeline of projects and coach the organization on best project management practices. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Participates on "Idea to Project Execution" activities to fill project pipeline

  • Develops & support the Purchasing Team to create solid business cases

  • Sells the project and benefits to the Business

  • Provides management and support for team members

  • Leads all the actions necessary to carry out the project until closed

  • Performs schedule, quality, cost and critical activities tracking against the plan

  • Manages within the established performance, schedule and budget constraints

  • Identifies issues and risks, coordinate and track action plans

  • Prepares stage gates decisions and report progress to the stakeholders

  • Leads discussions with team and proper parties when discrepancies

  • Performs schedule, quality, cost and critical activities tracking against the plan

  • Manages within the established performance, schedule and budget constraints

  • Identifies issues and risks, coordinate and track action plans

  • Prepares stage gates decisions and report progress to the stakeholders

  • Leads discussions with team and proper parties when discrepancies

This job might be for you if

You fit the following Requirements:

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Experience

  • 7+ years of professional experience within Purchasing, Manufacturing, Supply Chain or Project Management. Cross-functional experience is a plus. It's desirable that the candidate has been part of a project before.

  • Excellent communication skills are a must (both Spanish & English)

  • Team player and leadership skills

  • Organized, dynamic, proactive, team leadership & process driven but pragmatic

  • Able to achieve results via Influence

  • PMP Training or Certification is a plus

  • Able to travel (up to 15%) domestically in Mexico as well as internationally to USA (USA visa is required)

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Primary Location: Mexico-Nuevo León-Monterrey

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Jul 17, 2017, 12:59:00 PM

Req ID: 003KEZ