Siemens Program Manager - Building Performance and Sustainability - BuildingTechnologies - Buffalo Grove, IL in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Program Manager - Building Performance and Sustainability - BuildingTechnologies - Buffalo Grove, IL
Locations:Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Job Family: Project Management
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 200762
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 50%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm
Candidate may reside near any major airport hub.
The Program Manager will support zone resources in the project installation and measurement and verification (M&V) phases of water meter projects under a performance contract, with the goal of providing consistent and excellent service to Siemens customers throughout the country. This will include oversight on installation of projects, including adherence to contract and internal requirements, monitoring of project budget and project timelines, as well as timely completion and presentation of annual M&V reports. This position sits within the Portfolio Group of the Building Performance and Solutions Area of Building Technologies. The position will report to the Team Lead for the Water, Lighting and New Solutions Center of Excellence, for day to day responsibilities and to the Head of Portfolio for overall Managerial responsibilities.
The main responsibilities of this position will be as follows:
Create a costing tool and price estimates for Program Management services to zones
Support zone Project Manager’s with the installation phase of projects. Especially zone PMs that may be new to water meter projects. Ensure that existing checklists and procedures are followed during installation.
Track and report on project progress throughout installation to final completion
Oversee transition of project from installation phase to M&V phase. Interface with customer to ensure that the AMI system is appropriately utilized, data transfers are working, bills are generated correctly, and that customer questions/concerns are addressed.
Track and report on projects in M&V stage. Examples of Items tracked would be year of service, accuracy of meters tested, delivery date of reports, etc...
Document and report on lessons learned in installation and M&V phases for each project
Develop best practices and tools for both project management and M&V teams in the field based on documented lessons learned
Support field PA staff in reporting annual results to customer. Be available for customer meetings, data base analysis, and preparation of reports.
Support zones in customer meetings, RFP/Q responses, PM process and other needs as they arise.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
This position requires a four year degree and 3-5 years of project management experience. Experience with managing meter installations is required, and the candidate must be familiar with the IT components of a meter installation. The candidate should be proficient in Word, Excel, Project Manager Software and Power Point and be comfortable speaking in front of customers and internal groups. The position will include significant travel.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
Experience with performance contracting is preferred, as is experience in the utility industry. Any knowledge of electric and gas metering, as well as knowledge of the existing offerings in the field of Advanced Metering Infrastructure is also preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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