Career Opportunities at Schneider Electric


  2020-09-23
  Unspecified

Schneider Electric – As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technology Leader – Process Automation

Ref Id: 0068XD
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently seeking a talented System & Architecture Engineer to join our Process Automation (PA) business unit, based in our Lagos office as a Technology Leader.
  • Working as part of the Customer Success Team, the technology leader holds a critical position within the Northern Europe & Sub Saharan Africa (NESSA ) Hub with the proven ability to work closely with the sales, existing customers and new prospects, to promote our ecoStruxure offer and drive digital transformation throughout the region, convert customers by proposing customized architecture solutions.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Utilize technical and communication skills, engineering methodologies and life cycle support competencies to identify and resolve customer challenges
  • Work proactively with EPC’s, customers and new prospects to develop product and architectural solutions and standards
  • Support Sales team with customer engagements and customer workshops
  • Represent and promote the business through business forums, events & exhibitions as well as digital media.
  • Assume responsible for sharing Best Practice, Market Intelligence and Product / Offer knowledge across the business unit, including delivery of associated training.
  • Ensure compliance with SE company and local business standards and procedures
  • Drive New Technology adoption for Schneider Electric customers.
  • Drive short and long-term strategic plans to ensure services and Technology meets existing and future requirements.
  • Manage and set priorities for the design, maintenance, development, evaluation, and strategy of all Technology
  • Research and recommend products, technologies, services, and standards in support of all Technology services and Solutions development.
  • Uphold established Cyber security compliance.
  • Provide leadership, direction and support of a Digital Transformation practice which aligns with Schneider Electric business strategy.
  • Manage Technology Team by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years related experience within a recognized technical role.
  • Strong regional knowledge of Oil & Gas, Power, Food & Beverage, Metal, Mining & Mineral sectors and their associated processes
  • Proven knowledge of Control & Safety and Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications as well as associated network products as well as Cyber Security.
  • Automation & Control Systems – Knowledge of automation network architecture design and computer modeling, control theory and operations, network infrastructure technologies, automation/control protocols (with a focus on Internet Protocol based protocols), repurposing existing technologies for automation and control uses
  • Safety and Security Applications – Demonstrate knowledge of industrial standards and all applicable end user safety requirements/procedures in order to design products or equipments
  • Application Needs Understanding – Knowledge and understanding of key market segments and customer application needed and ability to convert them into functional and technical specifications.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with demonstrable ability to engage at C level.

Job Title: Commercial Tender Engineer

Ref Id: 0066UW
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Description

  • We are currently seeking a talented Tender Engineer/Bid Manager/Proposal Specialist to support our Control & Safety and Telemetry business streams within the Process Automation (PA) business unit in our Lagos office.
  • Working as part of the Customer Success Team, the Tender Engineer holds a critical position within the Northern Europe & Sub Saharan Africa ( NESSA ) Hub and will have the proven ability to analyse outline scope requests as well as complex RFQs and prepare costing and offer documentation consistent with bid strategy.
  • The Tender Engineer will have accountability for all technical, financial and commercial content, managing contributing resources to meet tight deadlines to develop a winning bid aligned to an agreed strategy.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Manage a multiple workload to meet required deadlines
  • Own the total response for all assigned PQQ’s, quote and tender submissions
  • Analyse RFQ, formulate bid plan, engage required resources and manage contributor deadlines
  • Prepare costs and offer documentation in line with process and business tools
  • Ensure compliance with SE company and local business standards and procedures
  • Support the Opportunity Leader during customer negotiations, as required
  • Engage with internal departments to allow timely quote handover, post order receipt
  • Report against assigned workload, highlighting issues and actions taken to resolve
  • Willing to perform additional duties, as required, to support the Tendering function.

Qualifications

  • Preferred University degree-Engineering / Business related
  • 5 years experience in similar field with technical know-how in engineering with a plus for electrical background
  • Proven experience within a Technical Tendering role coupled with good knowledge of project execution and management.
  • Good working knowledge of DCS / Safety / PLC / Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications.
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of common MS Office applications in addition to MS Teams and Planner and Sharepoint.

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