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Project Management Officer – Hitachi Digital

Location: Latham, New York, United States
Job ID: R0010800
Date Posted: Jul 30, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: Yes

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Project Management Officer – Hitachi Digital

The Company

Hitachi, Ltd headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is focused on its Social Innovation Business that combines information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and products.  Hitachi is working to increase social, environmental and economic value for its customers across six domains; IT, Energy, Industry, Mobility, Smart Life and Automotive Systems through Lumada, Hitachi’s advanced digital solutions, services, and technologies for turning data into insights to drive digital innovation. 

The Role

The Project Management Officer (PMO) enjoys responsibility for the development of detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes including resource allocation, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, testing, documentation, training, and on-time delivery within budget constraints. Serving as the liaison between technical and non-technical teams to ensure that all targets and requirements are met you will keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion, budget, or other results. You will also develop and maintain project delivery processes and ensure compliance.

This is a role with varied responsibilities which may include:

  • Interfacing with internal business stakeholders to understand business priorities and ensure  team specific objectives are met

  • Defining requirements and plans for Alliance and Partner project lifecycle deployment including resources and schedule for project/program implementation

  • Consulting and guiding Alliance Lead in creation of strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning

  • Planning and scheduling project deliverables, goals, and milestones

  • Efficiently identifying and solves project issues, and mitigates project risks

  • Ensuring effective communications to all stakeholders and project members through regular steering committee and project progress forums

  • Maintaining an dashboard and  audit-ready posture for all project deliverables

The Person

  • A significant and successful track record of working as a PMO gained in a global, matrix organization

  • Strong understanding of business processes and business applications / tools for the following is desired: Marketing, Sales, Services, Renewals, Partner, Product, Pricing, XaaS

  • Both business savvy and technology savvy. Ability to learn quickly in both business domain and technology domain

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills

  • Experience presenting a compelling story to executive audiences

  • Experience with project issue tracking tools such as JIRA

  • Familiar with change management and training methodology

  • Experience in coordinating with partners such as AWS, Azure or Google

  • Strong analytical and system design skills, and problem-solving skills, with a track record of seeing tasks through to successful completion

  • Ability to break down complex problems into steps and drive product development

  • Highly responsive with strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills

  • Comfort working in a technical environment and able to clearly communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences

  • PMI Certification is a plus

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and juggle multiple deadlines and projects while keeping peers, stakeholders and supervisors abreast of activities

  • Self-motivated, accountable, highly organized and can prioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • Excel in a team environment, and must have the ability to independently complete individual tasks in a dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft O365 applications, specifically Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experience with a variety of Cloud/SaaS business applications is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. 

We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Act, the expected salary for this position is $115,000 – $140,000.  Pay is determined based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, depth of experience in the practice area.  Employees are eligible to participate in Hitachi America’s variable pay program, as well as our Health and Welfare and Retirement programs, subject to the programs’ conditions and restrictions.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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