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HVDC Project Interface Manager

Location: Stone, Staffordshire, Royaume-Uni
Job ID: R0026382
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Do you want to enable green energy transition, and together with colleagues build customized embedded control systems consisting of both software and hardware to meet our customers’ and the world’s needs for sustainable, flexible and insecure energy?

We are convinced that HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology, solutions for energy transfer with direct current at high voltages, is a long-term sustainable solution. The technology is used for energy transmission over long distances and to connect electricity networks with minimal losses. In addition to energy transfer, HVDC technology also

alleviates electricity quality problems and can contribute to the stabilization of connected power grids. For offshore wind power or long-distance underwater transmissions, direct current is the only realistic energy transmission alternative.

Are you ready to contribute to an ultra-relevant industry to save the planet? Do not hesitate to send your application. We appreciate potential and personal commitment equal to experience. We offer you an exciting and stimulating work environment, where you become an important team player collaborating to deliver our world-class technology and developing the best HVDC solutions for our customers.


  • Integration: Taking responsibility for interface integration. Planning, managing, and controlling interfaces and assuring that all interface points are clearly defined and documented at an early stage in the execution and that parties are aligned. Understanding their scope and responsibilities, ensuring no gaps or overlaps. Including technical interfaces and contractual interfaces. Developing and maintaining the Project Interface Management Plan as well as the interface register.

  • Scope Management - Taking responsibility for that interface are followed as per contractual requirements. Identifying scope creep and securing that additional customer requests are managed as variation orders, where cost and time impact is properly analyzed.

  • Time Management: Being responsible for the scheduling of interfaces, ensuring all interface deliverables have proper delivery dates, which should be linked to the overall project schedule. Defining as interface information associated with two distinct entities that is necessary for an entity to generate its own deliverables.

  • Cost Management: Understanding of the costs associated with interfaces and its potential cost exposure in case of delay, changes, quality issues etc. Identifying and modifying of issues with potential impact on cost.

  • Stakeholder Management: Mapping the stakeholders of the interface deliveries and planning how to manage and control the stakeholders, including customer experts, consultants, local authorities, engineering sub-contractors, partners etc.

  • Risk Management: Ensuring interface risks are properly identified and that mitigation actions are in place and followed. Risks should be tracked, reported and integrated in the overall risk management process.

  • Procurement Management: Reviewing and validating interface agreements and ensuring alignment with budget and schedule.

  • Communication Management: Managing the communication with the customer, sub-suppliers, sub-contractors, partners etc. on interface matters and securing clear, accurate, timely, and consistent communication between stakeholders to ensure up-to-date exchange of information. Managing all communication with their own interface parties outside of the contractual relationships.

  • Quality Management - Securing that relevant interface requirements are properly considered in the Project Quality Plan.

  • Safety and integrity: Participating in HSE processes and Safety by Design. 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.

Qualifications / Background

  • A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering 2 years in project management

  • As a person you need to be a team player and work in an analytical and structured manner

  • You are interested in people and are prepared to support and enthuse your project team members

  • You take responsibility for your work, your project team members and deliver on time

  • Fluency in English to communicate with both Customer and Project team

  • HVDC experience is preferred.

  • PMI or PMP Certification is an advantage

  • Location: Glasgow/Birmingham, United Kingdom
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