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Project Manager

We are doing something unique in the power industry – our technology enables greater amounts of power to reach customers with minimal environmental impact. As pioneers and market leaders in the field we deliver large infrastructure projects with groundbreaking technology to customers all over the world!

Due to our continuous growth, we are hiring a Project Manager in the Automation department. The automation department manages the deliveries of different sub-systems of a HVDC transmission system including overall SCADA system, AC substation Control & Protection, communication including Cyber Security and Telecom equipment.

This is a hybrid working role, and can be based in Mannheim, Germany or Paris, France or Birmingham or Glasgow, UK.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the automation part of HVDC projects, from tender stage to delivery completion.
  • Lead a team of engineers from the automation department representing the different technical disciplines.
  • Ensure good interaction, coordination, and information flow between all project stakeholders.
  • Manage multiple contracts with customers and sub-suppliers.
  • Work closely with project directors, controllers, planners, and contract managers to manage the project and periodically report and present status and progress in review sessions.
  • Travel 5 to 10 times per year, representing Hitachi Energy in the best of ways.
  • Be a positive role model for your team and beyond by living Hitachi Energy’s Leadership Pillars which means live our vision, work together, deliver promises, and develop people.

Your background

  • Background as technically proficient project manager or commercially proficient project engineer. Experience from projects in the energy sector. Preferably substations, FACTS or HVDC.
  • Strong sense for business, comfortable with customer meetings and technical negotiations, interested in and understands contracts and a strong sense of responsibility for safety and business ethics.
  • Passion for people and technology. You love working with people and understand that your ability to deliver a successful project depends on your teams and their abilities to function and collaborate in a dynamic, constantly changing environment.
  • Proficient and fluent in English is required since you will be part of an international setting where you will need to communicate with people from all over the world.  

Location Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany;
Ludvika, Dalarna County, Sweden;
Vaesteras, Vastmanland County, Sweden;
Massy, Île-de-France, France;
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-17
Reference number R0045597

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.