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Assistant Project Manager


Mission Statement:

General Project Management requires general business knowledge to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures, and timing for an administrative or business process including Organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and reporting on the status of projects including cost, timing, and staffing. Ensuring adherence to internal and external quality standards (e.g., International Standards Organization). Identifying/resolving obstacles to completing project on time and to budget.
  • May include work managing multiple, interrelated projects (including business transformation projects). On some projects, the work may include integrating vendor tasks into the project plan and tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables An Experienced Professional applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.
  • May require the following proficiency: Works independently with general supervision. Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex.
  • May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.
  • Project leadership Leads the project team, establishes the project execution approach, and oversees project hand-over, execution planning, and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project goals.
  • Planning and scheduling Define, jointly with Project Controls department, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule, and risk management plans.
  • Project execution and control Ensures that the project follows execution best practices. 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 and contractual agreements. Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures all required services, materials, and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Supports Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims, and project changes.
  • Stakeholder relations Acts as the 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.
  • People leadership and development Coaches and provides feedback for project staff.
  • 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:

  • A Bachelor / master’s degree Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
  • Must have Around 8 to 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Should have good project and contract management skills, people management, customer handling and relationship management.
  • Knowledge of usage of project management tools like MS projects and others a must.
  • PM certification from reputed institute which is added advantage.
  • Should be a team player for achieving the business KPI with collaboration.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

Location Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-11
Reference number R0045696

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.