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  • Posted: Nov 23, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

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    Project Manager

    Principal duties and responsibilities:


    • Extensive experience with direct customer contact.
    • Able to work and co-ordinate in a team environment
    • Typically possesses application or technology knowledge relevant to assigned business or geography.
    • Must be able to work in a stressful environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged.
    • Must have excellent conflict / negotiation resolution skills.
    • Must be available and willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays to meet customer project commitments.
    • Must perform duties in the office or outside the office as part of a project team.
    • Must be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial plants, ships, etc., which may require climbing, working in confined spaces and other unusual work environments.
    • Responsible for the preparation and presentation of quotes, sales proposals, and contracts to the customer in compliance with company policies and standards, obtaining the appropriated approvals
    • Consult with other functions on issues like pricing, product specification, warranties and product adaptation to ensure that we provide the appropriate business and technical solution to the customer needs


    • May participate in development of business team strategic plan.
    • Performs all aspects of project management functions.
    • Manages execution of assigned projects within margin targets.
    • Manages and reports all resource demand and financial aspects of assigned projects. 
    • May apply complex and advanced project management and scheduling techniques.


    • Leads efforts of project personnel on complex projects.
    • Coaches and mentors less-experienced engineers assigned to projects.
    • Leads project teams typically employing up to 30 engineering professionals and coordinates activities with support teams and other capabilities.
    • May lead internal project process improvement efforts.


    • Responsible for resource scheduling to meet project plan requirements.
    • Negotiates and prepares change orders with customers.
    • Serves as the primary interface with customer for assigned projects.
    • Supports an environment conducive to successful team interaction.
    • Must have excellent negotiation skills.


    • Acts as Rockwell Automation representative for assigned projects.
    • Complete responsibility for successful outcome of projects.  Manages single projects up to 1 M€ and a multiple project portfolio of up to 20 projects.
    • May manage subcontracts that include labour and/or fixed price deliverables.
    • Responsible for meeting project schedule, margin, and customer satisfaction targets.
    • Builds partnerships at the business management level of key customers.
    • Often leads efforts to prepare commercial strategy for complex system applications.
    • Responsible for following all applicable corporate, company, governmental and regulatory policies and procedures as appropriate for this position.
    • Deliver projects to the quality standards and constraints dictated by the business and the customer’s industry
    • Ensure that all project administration is completed and project files are maintained
    • Work with the internal Proposal  team to generate priced proposals for existing and future customers
    • Primary P&L responsibility for managed projects
    • Full stake holder management of all projects


    • BSc Engineering/ Relevant degree qualification
    • Project management qualification (e.g. PMP) favourable
    • Further education in business administration or operations, an advantage
    • Excellent English language (verbal and written)
    • Industry application knowledge is a pre-requisite
    • Conversant with MS Project and all MS software products Excel, Access, Word, etc
    • Typically, 3-5 years’ experience in a systems, software, process automation, proposal or application engineering capacity
    • Contract management experience an advantage (e.g. NEC/FIDIC)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rockwell Automation on to apply

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