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Senior Project Manager

Main Accountabilities: 

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects successfully, while ensuring they are completed within scope, on time, and within budget. This role involves overseeing cross-functional teams, managing resources, and effectively communicating with stakeholders to deliver high-quality results. The Project Manager plays a crucial role in maintaining clear project objectives, tracking progress, and resolving issues to ensure project success. 

Project leadership:  

 Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.  Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects. 


Planning and scheduling          

Define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders. Develop comprehensive project plans, including schedules, budgets, and resource allocation. Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies. 


Project execution and Control:  

Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and Hitachi Energy 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. 


Contract claims and procurement management. 

Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with Hitachi Energy 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. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes. 


Stakeholder relations 

Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues.  Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders. 


Health, safety, and environment (HSE) 

Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies. 


Qualification, Knowledge, Skills, Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10- 15   years’ experience in a similar role in execution of substation/GIS projects or order handling in any of power system OEMs and ability to work in ERP/ Digital  environment. 

  • Should possess strong leadership skills and ability to convince stakeholders in the interest of the project. 

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. 

  • Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools. 

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines. 

  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities in high-pressure situations. 

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills. 

  • Knowledge of risk management and quality assurance principles. 

  • Familiarity with project management software and tools (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera etc ). 

  • The Project Manager plays a vital role in driving the successful completion of projects, ensuring stakeholder satisfaction, and contributing to the organization's overall success. 

  • Knowledge of Offshore Substations and relevant experience shall be an added advantage. 

Location Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-10-04
Reference number R0030836

About Hitachi Energy

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.