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Project Manager

Location: Genova, Genova, Italy
Job ID: R0012530
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Project Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Genoa/Turin, Italy.

Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


We are looking for a Project Manager to be involved in a research project (IAM4RAIL) founded by EU-RAIL.

Europ’s Rail (EU-Rail) is the European partnership for rail research and innovation under the Horizon Europe programme (2020-2027) and the successor to the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. EU-Rail aims to deliver, via an integrated system approach, a high-capacity, flexible, multimodal, sustainable, reliable and integrated EU railway network for European passengers and cargo.


Among Project Manager key activities and accountabilities:

  • ensure the cost effective and efficient delivery of the project, taking into consideration the interdependencies between different projects financed by the EU-RAIL;
  • technically coordinate Hitachi and project’s partners activities in alignment with the Automation Value Added Service Manager and with EU-RAIL Executive Director;
  • provide regular reporting on the performance of the Project to the EU-RAIL governing board;
  • is responsible for the delivery of the project, meeting contractual requirements and delivering on budget, on quality and on time, ensuring customer satisfaction;
  • is responsible for Project profit and loss;
  • ensure that the project risks are correctly identified and managed;
  • is responsible for the relationship with the Customer, being its’ direct interface, for all aspects related to the management of the project;
  • authorizes any change to the project baseline that has an impact on product costs, schedule, contractual obligations;
  • Manages the delivery of products to customer;
  • Leads the Project Team;

Job requirements

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Proven 5-7 years of working experience in project management in a medium/complex multinational organization;
  • Availability to travel for 50-75% of the time.
  • Experience with European or International Projects Management;
  • Excellent team working attitude;
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop strong, constructive and focused relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • A high level of competence with Microsoft Office, excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills;
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP or IPMA) certification is a plus;

Bachelor's degree in appropriate field (Engineer).

English (level C1 certificate or more).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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