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Project Manager - Grid Automation

Location: Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Job ID: R0020717
Date Posted: Sep 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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Seize this hybrid opportunity as a Project Manager for Grid Automation Systems with Hitachi Energy. With a proven track record in executing customer projects, you will both support and strengthen our team in Hitachi PowerGrids within the area of Power Grid Automation. You will have access to our Staffordshire/West Midlands office.

Encompassing High & Medium Voltage substations, you’ll take ownership and accountability of the entire project representing Hitachi PowerGrids 's commercial, contractual interests and managing all stakeholder relationships both internally and externally.  

This key role will enable you to plan and co-ordinate all project-related activities to a high-quality standard whilst applying best practice procedures, exceptional interpersonal skills and the dedication and commitment required in pursuit of excellence.

Hitachi Energy are thoroughly committed to continuously improving our performance and delivering outstanding technical and commercial solutions.

About the Role

  • Implementing projects within the area of Substation Automation.
  • Managing assigned projects from the initial handover from Sales to the successful completion of all on-site work.
  • Coordinating an international project team and overseeing the efficient use of allocated resources.
  • As the key point of contact, you will embrace an open and proactive approach to communication in your efforts to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Drawing on your business expertise, you will manage the customer contract and take full responsibility for all commercial and contractual aspects of the project.


  • This position requires technical qualification in Electrical Engineering
  • Relevant business-related experience with a strong knowledge of fundamental power system design and operation.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of control & protection systems as well as an appreciation for IT systems; networking, virtualisation and cyber-security.
  • In addition to your proven track record in project management, your credentials will include the ability to integrate into the wider Hitachi Energy team.
  • Certifications in project management (IPMA, PMI, or equivalent) would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  •  Works well within a team with both influence and leadership skills.

Hitachi Energy are pioneers in sustainable energy solutions and we place our people at the heart of our business to drive success and together we achieve our business goals.

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