Site Office Manager (f/m/d) Grid Control - Turnkey - Kuwait

Job Description

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

At Siemens Grid Software, we accelerate and secure a successful Energy Transition.
Today the energy world is changing to become carbon neutral. Distributed Energy Resources are growing 7-fold and by the end of this decade decentralized power generation will catch up with conventional generation. Utility companies realize that yesterday’s solutions are not going to provide the answers to tomorrow’s challenges. As they shape the future of their IT/OT systems and they realize that they need agile thinking and an IT focus on their operations to provide energy reliably, efficiently, and cyber secure. This is the opportunity that we are leveraging
Are you passionate about accelerating the energy transition? Are you interested in developing your career path within a global technology powerhouse which empowers employee creativity to positively change, challenge, and influence our business and customer relationships?
As market leader in Grid Software and Consulting incl, meter data management, grid control and simulation, Siemens is in a prime position to accelerate and secure the energy transition by supporting grid operators and industry and infrastructure players to master the challenge of distributed energy resources in the smartest way.

Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens Grid Software here: 

Our Culture

At Siemens Grid Software we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality. We live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Change the world of tomorrow with us.

As Head of our Kuwait branch office, you will be P&L responsible for the local organization. You are in charge for the execution of the projects as per customer requirements for economic results, quality, schedule and EHS. Furthermore, you support the Sales team to facilitate long term holistic strategy for customer retention and assist in the acquisition of new customers and in the development of sales strategies for the Grid Software portfolio to leverage future opportunities and growth.
  • In your new role as Head (f/m/d) of Grid Control Turnkey Kuwait, you are the Site Manager CCSO in Kuwait with 40+ Siemens intern and approx. 15 external employees.
  • You will lead and manage a multi-national team, consisting of engineers, technicians, and administrators.
  • The continuous improvement of the good customer relationship with the Key Account customer is your task.
  • The daily coordination between all stakeholders, i.e., customers, EPCs, headquarter and local organization, is a key success factor of your job. 
  • Beyond that you are responsible for the execution of various telemetry projects in Kuwait including:
o Integration of new substations into several Siemens control centers in Kuwait
o Maintenance of 4 control centers in Kuwait at National and District level
o Maintenance of Siemens telemetry equipment in approx. 450 HV substations
o Troubleshooting for approx. 450 HV substations, SCADA & IT related 
o Preparation of reports and monthly reporting to the customer and head-office in Germany
  • You will continuously identify and evaluate all upselling opportunities, all evident risks, and suggests appropriate counter measures.
  • Based on your profound experience, you will coach and guide all team members.
  • The areas of responsibility as a site manager require a full time (and >90%) personal presence in Kuwait.
Your profile for "Making the future possible".
  • You have an M. Sc. in Electrical or Power Engineering, M. Sc. in IT or equivalent.
  • You have previous experience in leadership skills for a team of Engineers, Project Managers, Technicians with different nationalities, gender, religion.
  • Knowledge of the energy distribution/transmission market and technologies, mainly in SCADA, IT/OT integration, digitalization with IoT solutions and cyber security set you apart.
  • You have in-depth Technical Knowledge on Siemens and competitor solutions, in substation automation and telecommunication systems.
  • At least 10 years of project management experience in corresponding projects is required.
  • You have knowledge in project controlling incl. schedule- / quality- and / or commercial controlling, initiating remedial actions as well as implementing appropriate counter measures.
  • Strong communication skills, persuasiveness, presentation, and negotiation skills are your strengths that set you apart. You are empathetic and creative in interpersonal relationship.
  • Native or fluent in English and a solid German and/or Arabic are a plus.

What we offer. 
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Broad range of wellbeing offerings
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

The opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation and digitalization. A working atmosphere and culture based on trust, responsibility and respect. 
We value the fact that our employees are individuals and have different preferences and needs. If we all thought the same way, we would never come up with anything new! That is why we recruit exceptional minds from all walks of life. We strive to promote our culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. We encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and are happy to provide opportunities to discuss flexibility and reasonable adjustment requirements. Many of our teams work effectively in a virtual environment, which gives us the opportunity to offer you more flexibility with your schedule. 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens.

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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