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Project Manager - Grid Integration

Lead the execution of medium-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.


  • Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones.

  • Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.

  • Defines, jointly with the Project Controls department, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.

  • Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and HITACHI ENERGY policies.

  • 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.

  • Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with HITACHI ENERGY policies and contractual agreements.

  • Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes;

  • Acts as 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.

  • Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.

  • Live 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/Master's degree in an engineering field;

  • At least 5 years of experience in project management of medium size projects with a focus on EPC project, in addition to experience working on construction sites; experience in Electrical System industry (T&D or Power Generation) is an advantage;

  • Previous experience with Italian utilities is a plus (Terna/Enel/Edison); Experience managing projects under different contractual models both in italian public and private sector (i.e FIDIC, Codice dei Contratti Pubblici).

  • Fluent in Italian and English; Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP and Microsoft Project.

  • Proactive and highly organized, experience in coordinating team also in remote locations;

  • Available to travel nationally & internationally, as needed (average 25%);

Location Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Project | Program Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-01-29
Reference number R0023105

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