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Project Manager

Location: Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Job ID: R0039938
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2024
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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Lead the execution of medium-size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with Hitachi Energy policy’s, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivating and monitoring internal and external resources to accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.

  • Defines, jointly with the Project Controls department, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.

  • Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and Hitachi Energy policies.

  • Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization. Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies, and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Captures, analyses, and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.

  • Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management, in accordance with Hitachi Energy policies and contractual agreements. Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Support Supply Chain Management in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes.

  • Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.

  • Ensures the project follows and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies.

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

Your background:

  • Degree in electrical engineering

  • At least 3 years of verifiable experience as PM with a focus on EPC project;

  • Good analytical skills, work organization, multitasking;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage a diverse team

  • Strong sensitivity concerning safety and environmental issues

  • Proactivity, devotion to personal development and readiness for supporting continuous improvement of existing processes

  • Fluency in Croatian and English language (candidate interviews will be held in English language)

  • Preferably possession of professional state exam certificate

  • Preferably possession of international PM certificate

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, working experience with ERP systems and Microsoft Project.

  • Readiness for travelling

  • Driver’s licence (B)

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