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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

You as a Project Manager will be part of Hitachi Energy business based in Modderfontein, South Africa. In this role you will be the key person, responsible for multiple projects for all projects stages. You will be leading the project team, establish the project execution approach and oversee project hand-over, execution planning, monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project goals.

Your responsibilities:

  • Driving the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.
  • Acting as the key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensuring the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.
  • Defining all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.
  • Ensuring that the project follows execution best practices and Hitachi Energy policies.
  • Monitoring and controlling project progress and efficient resource utilization, project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow.
  • Identifying, qualifying, quantifying, and managing project risks.
  • Ensuring that the project is formally closed out as contractually agreed.
  • Coaching and providing feedback for project staff.
  • Organization of customer acceptance of transformers and work on removing defects in customer complaints.
  • Supervising of shipment, transport of the transformer from the plant to the customer and installation at the transformer assembly site.
  • Providing Contract Management.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/energy engineering and Project Management Qualification.
  • More than 5 years of experience in Project Management or Project Controlling in a transformer manufacturing industry.
  • Experience with project management in the energy sector/Substations.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of French will be strongly appreciated.
  • Knowledge of Auto-Cad, knowledge of Creo, 3D would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and MS Project.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP is beneficial.
  • Ability to read technical drawings and documentations.
  • No objection to occasional travel abroad.
  • Knowledge of various contracts (NEC3, FIDIC, etc).
Lieu Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Project | Program Management
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-05-21
Numéro de réference R0051126
More about us

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.