Project Manager – Elevators & Escalators

  • Listed: January 13, 2019 4:56 pm
  • Company Name: Kone
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
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As the world’s cities grow more complex, people’s need to move easily becomes even more important. Enabling urban flow requires talent and ambition. Together at KONE, we create the new urban reality. Your career is a journey, and how you travel makes a difference.

It’s time to make a move. Join our flow.

As an industry leader in elevators and escalators, we’re growing and looking for an energetic and experienced Project Manager to be based in our Dubai office. We are looking for somebody with a proven track record in executing and managing successful complex projects and ensuring that project objectives are accomplished within the agreed schedule and budget, using approved KONE methodologies and tools.

Reporting to the Operations Manager the successful candidate will proactively be working and managing the interface with all key stakeholders both internally and externally during the project, especially focusing on continuous, proactive collaboration with the customer. We need someone with a strong technical background having good understanding and hands-on experience in the Elevator Industry.


Accountable for project scope, schedule and budget, delivering the project within the defined contractual requirements and KONE objectives
Ensure professional stakeholder management
Accountable for proactively managing customer communication throughout the project
Ensure integrated project planning and management with customers and KONE full chain teams
Managing project deliverables in line with project plan
Ensure continuous full chain project monitoring and control
Responsible for successful project start-up, project reviews, project reporting and facilitating project governance
Ensure that project status and progress is effectively communicated to KONE management and to customer
Responsible for operational and financial project risk identification, mitigation, contingency planning and potential recovery actions
Accountable for the project’s financial planning and forecasting, cash flow management and revenue management (capitalizing on change order opportunities)
Responsible for actively driving Sales-to-Operations handover quality, accountable for handovers to Customer and Maintenance as well as project closing activities
Plans and ensures sufficient project resourcing and competences
Manages and leads the full chain project team
Creates and maintains safety and security awareness amongst employees and subcontractors in the project. Ensures following of KONE’s and Customer’s safety and security policies.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
PMP certification or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience is a must
Excellent Technical and Communication skills
Strong Planning, Organizing and Influencing skills.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.


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