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Solutions Architect Process Automation - NESSA Hub

Solutions Architect Process Automation - NESSA Hub

Posted 9 April by Schneider Electric Ended

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.


At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.


We are currently recruiting for a Solutions Architect to work within our Process Automation (PA) business unit. Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it. This role will work with Account Managers toanalyse customer’s business and technical issues and to create viablearchitectures and solutions to meet those requirements. Then to articulate those solutions to thecustomer and within the Schneider Electric to gain support for those ideas. The position will report into the PA Technical ConsultancyDirector.

The ideal candidate must be able tocommunicate a compelling vision and inspire and motivate customers as well asinternal teams to drive the business forward to achieve goals.  Amongstmany factors, success will be dependent on using exceptional value creationskills across the specific industry sectors, driving to succeed,collaboratively with PA and other Schneider teams and Business Units, across aportfolio of solutions and products.

Experience in solutionsfor Operational Information Technology for Utility companies, requiring acombination of technical & architectural skills with specific knowledge ofwater, gas and electricity network operations, their business drivers andregulatory environment.


Expectations

·Develop, manage, implement and execute an overall solutions strategy tomaximise growth potential

·Be accountable for allarchitectural solutions as part of the sales cycle into Utility accounts

·Abilityto facilitate solution driven workshops and to ensure workshop results areimplemented

·Articulate solutions to Utilitycustomers and to Schneider Electric delivery team

·Develop coherent solutionsfor all Utility accounts, using common architectures where possible, limitingthe need for customisation

·Presentand demonstrate Schneider Electric software applications and to articulatesolutions in business value adding terms

·Liaise with other parts ofSchneider Electric and with partner organisations to create viable solutions

·Be an active participant intenders and in their credible presentation to the customer base and internallyas part of the Schneider Electric approvals and handover cycles


Behaviours and Competencies

·Innovative, creative and flexible in their approach

·Articulate, with the ability to think with agility, responding to thedifferent needs of our customers, our organisation and the Utilities team

·Experience of operating within a matrix organisation, ideally in a largecorporation would be beneficial and good internal stakeholder management willalso be important although not critical

·Excellent presentation and concept articulation skills

·Resilient

·Accountable for own performance

·Decisive, able to make difficult decisions and deal with conflict

·Able to challenge effectively and professionally, doesn’t automaticallyaccept the status quo

·Highly self-motivated, proactive, driven and ambitious yet able to takeothers with them

Other

·Main scope will be covering UK Business, but may require internationaltravel from time to time

·Ability to assemble, direct, influence, coach, motivate and co-ordinateteams, in different locations and from different parts of SE, engaged inmultiple simultaneous opportunities.

·Experience in business transformationsolutions

·This role will include travel for up to 75% of your time

·Valid UK driving licence


At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity.  We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.


Qualifications

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€25 billion in FY2016, our 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.


At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.


We are currently recruiting for a Solutions Architect to work within our Process Automation (PA) business unit. Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it. This role will work with Account Managers to analyse customer’s business and technical issues and to create viable architectures and solutions to meet those requirements. Then to articulate those solutions to the customer and within the Schneider Electric to gain support for those ideas. The position will report into the PA Technical Consultancy Director.

The ideal candidate must be able to communicate a compelling vision and inspire and motivate customers as well as internal teams to drive the business forward to achieve goals.  Amongst many factors, success wil

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