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R&D 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

Your responsibilities:

 Define project objectives and deliverables in alignment with organizational goals and customer requirements

 Develop comprehensive project plans, including scope, timelines, resources and budget allocation

 Communicate project progress, risks, and issues effectively to all relevant stakeholders and facilitate timely decision by presenting facts and figure

 Identify potential risks and challenges in project execution. Develop and implement mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions and ensure project success

 Ensure all project activities comply with industry standards, codes, and safety regulations

 Foster a collaborative and results-driven work environment. Need to work with teams spread across globally

 Inspire and motivate R&D teams and collaborate with resource from functions across the company

Your Background:

 Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field. A Master's or higher degree is a plus. Having total 10+ years of experience in power industry  Having experience working with Power System studies, Control and Protection functions development

 Having HVDC or Micro Grid development or Renewable sources integration related experience is an added advantage

 Extensive experience in managing projects related to power system studies, control, protection in Research and Development (R&D) environment is required  Ability to structure simplify and communicate complex topics in simple terms, with emphasis on impact

 Ability to think strategically, understand the big picture and adjust available solution to diverse audiences

 Experience in working in a multi-cultural team will be valued.

 Willingness to travel time to time.

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-26
Reference number R0043687

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.