Eaton Corporation Project Manager in AE-City, United Arab Emirates

Eaton's Electrical Business has an opening for a:

Project Manager

Location: Dubai, UAE

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Primary Function:

  • Manage international multi-disciplinary projects, respecting the project definition (time, quality and budget), (national and international) valid procedures, guidelines and applicable law and rules & regulations, in order to contribute to continuous improvement of Operations processes and/or support business objectives to be met by the Operations organization overall and/or on a local level.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead, manage, inspire and motivate the assigned multi-disciplinary project team of 2-5 professionals, according to Eaton Leadership Model requirements and in line with the applicable HR policy. Set up metrics for performance evaluation in co-operation with project owner;

  • Act as a focal point of contact for the client ensuring the client expectations are managed pro-actively and constructively so that clients are kept informed of the project status throughout the project life cycle.

  • Define project scope at launch, and manages relationships with internal stakeholders, customers and external 3rd party suppliers.

  • Creates and executes project works plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Support the Operations organization by executing large scale projects to improve processes and/or meet set business objectives;

  • Analyze and define the project definition and develop and motivate project plan to higher management and plant management to get approval;

  • Form project team (on local or international level), consult with disciplines involved;

  • Monitor scope, time, budget during execution and initiate corrective actions in order to meet set targets.

  • Responsible and deliver on committed sales and gross margins

  • Manage relationships with project team members, local EI organization(s) and third parties at different organizational levels;

  • Use available standard Eaton Tools (e.g. ProLaunch) and respect Eaton Business Systems;

  • Religiously conduct project reviews, presenting recommendations to improve customer satisfaction and gross margin on the projects via variation orders.

  • Ensure timely and correct reporting to manager and parties involved (both internally and externally) in accordance with applicable procedures and guidelines and ensure availability, recording and traceability of data.

  • Nurtures a learning organization culture and is showing leadership and accountability – no victim mentality.

  • Ability to link project execution with business strategy



  • Engineering, Business or Manufacturing Bsc. or Master

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management and of running teams of engineers.

  • Budget and CAPEX development and control

  • Eaton Business Systems and Standardized Tools (e.g. ProLaunch)

  • PC and installed software

  • English language (v/w)

  • Procedures, company rules, guidelines (national and international), law, rules & regulations, standards, safety, quality and environmental guidelines as far as applicable

  • Fluency in MS projects or equivalent project management software is preferred.

What Eaton offers:

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic is really important for us

  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development

  • Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Program / Project Management

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Middle East

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time