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Project Manager

Location: Zaventem, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
Job ID: BE54806327
Date Posted: May 25, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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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

Due to Hitachi Energy Belgium's continuous growth, we are looking for a Project Manager to join our team in Zaventem for our Business Unit Grid Automation.

You will be responsible for leading the projects in the field of high and medium voltage and/or automation and security of grids. Do you prefer to work in an environment with full of energy and contribute your part to our success on the market? This is your chance to make a difference! This is a hybrid role, based in our Zaventem, Belgium office and your home-office. Business travelling within Belgium is required.

As a Project Manager you will be the key person, responsible for multiple projects for all projects stages. You coordinate the work for the team of (Lead) Project Engineers and subcontractors. After a thorough training and familiarization period, you will be given the following responsibilities.

  • Coordinating all operational activities related to the realization of the project.
  • Monitoring the budgets (cost price monitoring, profitability monitoring and guarantees).
  • The planning and follow-up of the work to ensure the desired deadline.
  • Monitoring safety during the execution of the projects.
  • The project documentation: making all documentation and technical specifications available to the parties involved and following up on correct compliance.
  • Maintaining technical-commercial relationships with customers in order to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Act as the key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues.
  • Identify, qualify, quantify and manage project risks.
  • Managing and motivating a project team, composed of project engineers and subcontractors.
  • Living Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • Technical education (preferably in electrical/energy engineering).
  • More than 5 years of experience in Project Management or Project Controlling.
  • Experience with project management in the energy sector.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and MS Project and Primavera is beneficial.
  • Ability to read technical drawing and documentations.
  • Good written and spoken command of Dutch, French and English is mandatory.
  • You are a real organizational talent, you have an analytical attitude, and you have good communication skills, commercial insight and negotiation skills.

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.

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