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Project Planning & Controls Specialist

Location: Jeddah, Al Madīnah, Saudi Arabia
Job ID: R0029912
Date Posted: Sep 22, 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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As a Project Planning and Controls Specialist, you will be part of Hitachi Energy HVDC business and based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. You will be acting as a key resource for planning, scheduling, controlling and monitoring of customer specific large scale projects, such as Saudi-Egypt HVDC Link. Delivering accurate and thorough information about the project status, including the schedule, progress, planned, actual, forecast, resources and productivity trends, and risks, to the project manager and line managers in a timely manner.

Your Responsibility:

  • Leading the Project Planning and Controlling team for one or more HVDC project(s) in the region.

  • Contributing to the on-time delivery of the project. Driving collaboration between the partners, stakeholders and customers.

  • Ensuring close cooperation and coordination with internal and external stakeholders in your role as a central contact person.

  • Actively monitoring and controlling the project progress using Hitachi Energy policies and best practices to ensure that customer requirements are completed on time and in accordance with the contract.

  • Ensuring that all projects are implemented and completed in accordance with health, safety and environmental directive.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering or equivalent.

  • 10+ years of experience in EPC project controls/management (EPC – engineering, procurement, construction).

  • Certification or further education like PMI-PMP is a plus.

  • Knowledge of MS Office and Primavera P6.

  • Strong communication skills and pronounced customer orientation as well as structured working methods and ability to work in a team.

  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required, knowledge of Arabic is highly advantageous.

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