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Project Manager

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi Energy is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help keep your lights on, the factories running, our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Innovation.

Hitachi Energy have placed sustainability at the heart of our purpose and made a promise to advance a sustainable energy future for all. Sustainability 2030 is our new strategic plan for sustainability, summarizing our key commitments to act and drive business in a sustainable way.  Through Sustainability 2030, we are advancing four key areas: Planet. People. Peace. Partnerships. 

To support the growth of Power Grids Grid Integration (PGGI), we have an exciting opportunity as a Project Manager. Based in Ireland, you will report to the Operational Unit Manager and will be responsible for projects, ensuring the works comply with our standards, procedures and policies.

Part of your role will be to maintain a safe working environment for all site employees and manage Health Safety and Environmental risks associated with the business unit, ensuring behaviour falls in line with our Code of Conduct, in an environment that allows all employees to develop and succeed.


  • Overall responsibility for the project, defines main guidelines, allocates tasks, and motivates and monitors internal and external resources to accomplish goals, whilst providing performance feedback.

  • In conjunction with the Project Controls department, defines all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.  

  • Ensures that execution of the project follows best practices and complies with Hitachi Energy Ireland policies.

  • Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization. 

  • Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow.  Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued.

  • Captures, analyses and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.

  • Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with Hitachi Energy Ireland policies and contractual agreements. 

  • Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers.  Supports Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes.

  • Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. 

  • Ensures the project follows and complies with company Health, Safety, and Environmental policies/regulations.


  • Proven Project Management experience, ideally in the electrical industry or a similar environment to Hitachi Energy.

  • Excellent communication ensuring delivery of the project is on track and risks are communicated.

  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone and/or as part of a team.

  • Positive attitude to work and driven to deliver the project.

Basic Info
Location Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-10
Reference number IE54244197
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.