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26 May 2014

Siemens Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Siemens Energy Sector

With our innovations for energy supply, healthcare, urban infrastructures and industrial productivity, we provide answers to urgent questions of our time.

That’s why we’re always looking for curious, open-minded people, people who dare to ask tough questions.

Like every Siemens employee worldwide.

People like you?For Siemens Energy Sector, we seek an experienced Operations Manager to join our Kenya operations which is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors.

Direct the operational group of Energy Transmission Solutions group in Kenya, to ensure
operational excellence with resource and risk management.

The incumbent formulates and implements the operational strategies.

Ensure adequate and competent resources to form the execution teams to deal with multi million rand order book.

Ensure portfolio of projects is management against PM@siemens guidelines with associated risk and claims management.

What are the responsibilities?

  • Ensure projects meet deadlines, turnover and sales margins targets;
  • Regular monitoring of the project for nonconformances (costs, deadlines, quality) and appropriate countermeasures;
  • Monthly Reporting of projects;
  • Establish required roles /functions to execute projects;
  • Establish required number of resources needed to meet current and future project needs on a continuous basis;
  • Ensure effective; productive and optimised use of resources;
  • Lead and direct team to compile tenders for local office projects;
  • Ensure pipeline of young talent employed.

What do I need to qualify?

  • System knowledge of quality management systems, knowledge management systems, planning tools e.g. MS Projects, and can apply these at advance level.
  • Extensive understanding of the scope of the solutions offered and extensive knowledge of Energy Transmission and Distribution’s entire range of offering;
  • Extensive Contract Management experience: Familiar with the use of contracts within the project environment specifically FIDIC;
  • 8 years experienced in managing multiple high voltage substation projects for large utilities in SADC;
  • Minimum of a B.SC Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • Certified in PM@siemens processes or similar.

What else do I need to know?
Siemens is an equal opportunity employer; therefore all applications received will be treated with the same level of attention.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How do I apply?
Interested parties should respond to source.za@siemens.com by no later than 6 June 2014, using “Operations Manager (Kenya)” as the subject line.

For more information on other available vacancies visit http://www.siemens.com/career

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