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Program Manager

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General information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Project Manager for its South Boston location. This role is responsible to lead the execution of medium to large size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with Hitachi Energy policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments. Working in close collaboration with customers, engineering, quality, production, supply chain, sales, etc.


Act as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicate with all stakeholders Define, jointly with the Finance, Quality, Engineering and Planning departments, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule, and risk management plans Lead the project team, define main guidelines, allocate project tasks, and motivate and monitor internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provide performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects Achieve project deliverables and compliance with contract requirements. Manage all aspects of the project to agreed-upon customer requirements and ensure all technical, safety, quality and financial targets are met. Coordinate with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procure required services, materials, and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes when necessary Monitor each stage of project implementation to ensure best practices in scope control, cost control, resource efficiency, risk management, health and safety, and the environment Monitor and control project financials. Oversee project invoicing status, cost, expenses, and cash flow Identify, qualify, quantify, manage, and mitigate project risks, and ensure that all opportunities are identified and pursued Ensure that the project consistently applies contract and claim management, in accordance with Hitachi Energy policies and contractual agreements Coordinate contract negotiation and claims with customers, in collaboration with other functions including the Supply Chain and Legal teams

Your background:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Business Management, or equivalent, and 2+ years relevant experience PMP certification Proven capability to coordinate and lead multidisciplinary remote teams, working in different geographic locations Demonstrated experience in management of project scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk, and vendors/subcontractors Sound knowledge of the Transformer offering and the North American energy sector Relevant experience in customer relations or customer service Strong knowledge and experience in SAP, MS Project, MS Excel, and other PM tools A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach, and strong communication skills. Dynamic and can adapt to change Results oriented with influencing capabilities Ability to lead and manage concurrent priorities Positive and inclusive, with ability to influence Demonstrated tact, empathy, diplomacy, and efficiency in communicating effectively Decision making capability with ability to work independently and on own initiative Ability to travel when required

Basic Info
Location South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-03-29
Reference number US54252217
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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.

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