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Principal Technical Consultant

Business Information:

You will propose technical solutions and works on consulting assignments, using established standards, methods and technologies, to develop solutions and resolve issues.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Leads alignment and development of products and services to meet customers’ needs. Oversees and delivers challenging and major assignments.
  • Approves and reviews tasks carried out by others.
  • Defines best practices for the business.
  • Works with contract management activities (invoicing and work in progress, etc.) in many areas of work. 
  • Ensures delivery of assignments as per the agreed contract.
  • Creates work plans and cost estimates in one’s area of responsibility. Ensures quality timely implementation within targeted cost.
  • Conducts risk and opportunity assessments for consulting assignments. Proposes and leads actions to mitigate and control risks in maybe of responsibility. 
  • Identifies opportunities for repeat and new consulting business.
  • Builds and retains long-lasting relationships with existing and new customers, both external and internal, to support profitable growth and ensure ongoing satisfaction.
  • Coordinates the local customer strategic approach through relevant initiatives (e.g. key account and partner development, set up of alliances).
  • Creates added value for the customer and company and ensures the successful outcome of transactions, contracts and proposals by using effective sales techniques.
  • Evaluates market opportunities and decides on appropriate activities in line with the strategy. Decides on go-to-market priorities for domestic and allocated markets in order to best balance cost and growth.
  • Supports and follows-up on critical tenders to secure closing of key opportunities in line with the local financial targets and risk management guidelines.
  • Negotiates contracts and leads sales activities with multiple local units to win major consulting assignments.
  • Builds network - internally and externally -for exchange of information.  Coaches and develops consultants; provides a role model for technical leadership.
  • Actively participates in technical conferences and promotes technical solutions.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical power systems or similar educational qualification. Advanced degrees preferred (Masters, PhD, MBA).
  • Written and oral fluency English Experience and knowledge of the electric power industry, market, systems, and equipment’s.
  • Experience in the design, understanding and performance of power systems studies with consulting approach.
  • Knowledge in power systems analysis, as well as experience in software simulation tools such as PSS/E (power systems), EMTP (electronic systems), and/or DigSilent Power Factory.
  • Experience proposing solutions on BESS, FACTS, E-mobility, smart city, electrical transmission, and distribution planning.
  • Power systems expertise, equipment knowledge and elaboration of proposals on energy policy and regulation design.
  • Management, leadership and advising of private companies and public agencies on the fields of regulation, operation, and strategy in energy sector at a national and international level.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.
Location Vadodara, Gujarat, India;
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-12-22
Reference number R0037993

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.