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Project manager (Installation dpt.)

Nexans is a global player in energy transition. Our purpose: ELECTRIFY THE FUTURE. For over a century, Nexans has played a crucial role in the electrification of the planet. With around 25,000 people in 42 countries, the Group is leading the charge to the new world of electrification: safer, sustainable, renewable, decarbonized and accessible to everyone.

In order to reinforce our Generation & Transmission Business Group – BU Grid Europe, we are looking for a : Project Manager Benelux (m/f)

Areas of responsibility

The PM will manage projects (from 0,05 to 30M€) from the start of the hand over phase to the final acceptance from the customer and final payment – He is the customer main interface.

The PM will be based in the Charleroi cable manufacturing plant.

Key missions

  • Customer interface : Customer visits, on site, inspections, meetings, …
  • Contract management : Contribute to the project hand over managed by Tender Team Identifies critical items in the contract and the respective mitigating actions– risk assessment Is rigorous when applies the contract and takes into account specificities Evaluate potential deviations between tender and execution, manage Variation Orders
  • Project management : Prepares the project schedules and do the follow up and updates Follow-up the technical, financial (budget, turnover, and invoicing) part of the project Initiate all QHSE activities (plan, implementation, control, administration) Prepares the site team arrival (logistics) with the support of the project support team
  • Create a mindset of feedback and continuous improvement – REX
  • Interface with : jointers/ installers and project team project engineering teams : define technical needs & coordinate priorities / control & approve schematic diagrams, approve delivery lengths of cables to be produced cable engineering (in Calais or in plants) cable manufacturing (plants) AND with accessories manufacturing (Cortaillod)
  • Requested Competencies and Qualification

  • Educated as engineer or business administrator with technical background and
  • Prior experience ideally as project manager or minimum as assistant project manager
  • Common sense, and organisation skills
  • Strong leadership in order to work efficiently with the project team (Engineering, jointers, cost controllers, admin, etc.)
  • Customer orientation but also commercial (ability to promote Nexans & Nexans portfolio, negotiation skills, ability to seize commercial opportunities, business acumen)
  • Ability to be the reference point locally for all stakeholders and to decide by him/herself
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, French is a added value

    Among our employees we share the same values- we are pioneers of the energy transition, dedicated to deliver to the highest standards of performance united to achieve our ambitious goal. 

    At the individual level our growth culture is built on trust and collaboration. We wish to welcome you as a valuable member of our team. To enable impact we believe in autonomy at the local level at same time as we encourage knowledge sharing within our global engineering competence. 

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