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Project Assistant

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General Information:

Business Information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

Lead the execution of Dead Tank breaker product portfolio in North America market and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with Hitachi Energy policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety and environ-ment requirements, financial targets as well as scheduled commitments.

Your Responsibilities:

Project leadership:

Supporting Lead Project Manager on Account Receivables (AR) which includes having the complete list of AR’s every month. Will be responsible to ensure invoices are received on customer end and everything is in line with their requirements and can pay on time. Pro-Actively work with customer and conducting periodic audits of financial information.

Project Execution and Control:

  • Review of Invoices created and ensuring send on time to customer.

  • Plan and conduct investigations, audits, and analysis of a variety of financial information used in the preparation of forecasts.

  • Work on preparation of reports needed for financial aspects in terms of overdue and cash flow.

  • Coordination with project managers to ensure accounts receivable are collected on time.

  • Follow-up with Project managers on ensuring milestone invoicing is done correctly and submission of documents to customers.

  • Closely coordinate and document change requests related to in-voices re-aging or changes on invoices after approval from Project managers.

  • Pro Active communication with Customers to avoid overdue.

  • Project Margin review and analysis.

  • Principles -

  • Adhere to the project management processes in the organization.

  • Ensure implementation and compliance of OHS group guidelines.

  • Ensure Hitachi Energy integrity guidelines are followed in the team.

  • Ensure IS security policy followed in the team.

  • Acts as role model within organization.

  • Safety and Integrity: 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:

  • Previous experience on working on finance domain / account receivables.

  • Experience in project execution is pre-ferred.

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

  • Ability to work under pressure to deliver the projects with time, cost and quality.

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

  • SAP and Microsoft Office Skills is must.

Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

Basic Info
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Entry Level
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-04
Reference number R0029766
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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.