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Project Manager

Job ID: R1002439-HRG
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Ground Transportation Systems Italia S.r.l.
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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The General Project Manager is the overall responsible for the Project and the Project results.
He/She manages a project relevant to a Communication and Control Systems of a Metro assuring the achievement of all and each objectives (technical, operationally, economical, Financially and business-wise) within the defined schedule and budget and with expected level quality and safety, leading and managing the execution and implementation of the projects vis-à-vis with the Customers(s) and in strict coordination with each "discipline" PM and the Company Functions.
He/she coordinates (and also manages when necessary) also the various Hitachi Rail units involved in the project (Countries, BLs, other entities) in full respect of the Organization and policies assuring primarily the Hitachi Rail overall interest.
He/she coordinates (and also manages when necessary) also the other Consortium partners involved in the project in full respect of the Consortium agreement in place.
He/she is responsible for all qualifying points and competences for the management of a complex project (in a very multi culturally and multidisciplinary environment), using adequately and opportunely processes, methodologies, best practices, techniques and tools of Project Management.
He/she is responsible for the Direction and overall coordination of project team, which team is directed and managed efficiently in full alignment with the Company Organization.
Ultimately, he/she is responsible to proper direct and manage the Business associated to such a project.
He is Responsible for the satisfactory completion of Contract with particular reference to quality, HSE, timescale, cost, resources and Employer satisfaction for ensuring successful implementation of the project and project objectives.

His main responsibilities are as follows:
• Manage the project to achieve the targets, Customer satisfaction and Employer satisfaction and profitability
• Responsible for correct managing the Project, ensuring the predefined results on time and within budget and with expected level of Quality.
• Unique and sole interface towards the Client.
• Ensures full compliance with Safety Requirements and full implementation of the Safety Plan throughout the project in close cooperation with the Safety Manager.
• Define and develop the Customer relationship strategy: understand the client environment, determine the client's interfaces and identify client responsibilities.
• Identify all and each project stakeholder, understand their environment and their influences and/or expectation on the projects, and then define a plan for manage each of them in the project interest (according - wherever possible - to a win-win approach).
• Accountable for the project profitability, sales and costs.
• He/she plans and coordinates, interfacing with the team members and the company functions, activities and resources of the project for the fulfillment of the project objectives (milestones contract).
• He/she manages and ensures customer satisfaction (quality and time) and pursues continuous improvement.
• He/she manages the contractual terms of the project.
• He/she organizes and plans the project with appropriate management tools (i.e. Primavera).
• He/she supervises and controls the production / product integration of project-related systems, which includes the entire supply chain of the specific activities of the project and its products, interfacing with suppliers and engineering.
• He/she check the progress of the project activities, in reference to the planned timetable.
• He/she monthly monitor the profit of the project and identify and implement (and/or assure the implementation) of the necessary action plans to maximize the profit.
• He/she supervises and monitors and through - the assigned PMs - coordinates and the validation and verification of the system both in the factory and on-site, in order to get the customer validation, and commissioning of the plant.
• He/she supervises, coordinates and supports the System Engineer and Customer Service during the commissioning phases, maintenance and warranty. He/she is supported by the Project Design Authority who report at project level to GPM.
• Support the preparation and validate the project Statement of Work (baseline): confirm the scope, contractual issues and validate risk assumptions.
• Establishes the project structure including the project management organization and project team organization.
• Set-up the project team and assign project roles and responsibilities to individuals
• He primarily manages the assigned PMs which are leading and managing part of the projects assigned to the GPM.
• Establishes the project structure including the project management organization and project team organization.
• Establishes internal targets in line with Contract requirement and Hitachi Rail expectations.
• Establish and implement the Project Management Plan (PMP).
• Approves the general organization procedures (including the PQP) and all contractual procedures to be reviewed and approved by the Employer.
• Approves processes and general procedures (including progress measurement and performance measurements procedures)
• Implements the Project and mobilizes staff.
• Manages the project risks including contingency plans and risk mitigation.
• Assures correct application of Quality procedures.
• Assures correct and effective application of HSE procedures and instructions.
• Defines the project key progress and performance indicators (schedule, budget, quality).
• Manages with the Employer all the activities related to Variation to Contractual Scope of Work.
• Co-ordinates all Project activities.
• He/she ensures full adherence of assigned resources to corporate key-values, the Code of Ethics, Chorus and regulations of Health, Security, Safety, Environment (HSE).
• He/she represents the company and specifically the project in front of the customer assuring solutions purchased and the required results.
• He/she is focus in anticipation, especially in risks and opportunities management.
• He/she is oriented and focused on problem solving.
• He/she is oriented to the satisfaction of customer needs and ensuring the company's profitability.
• Closes-out the project.

Prerequisites and Skill
• University Degree on Engineering (Electronic, Telecommunication or informatics) or with equal knowledge matured during the professional experience.
• Experience of at least 10 years as PM or GPM
• Experience of at least 5 years in projects relevant to Communication and Control systems
• Good technical background of the solutions concerning the Communications system, Control systems, Security systems, Passenger information comfort system used in the Metro or Railways environment.
• Optimal knowledge of English language to daily works within foreign interlocutors and within international and multi-cultural contexts.
• Available to be located abroad for a medium/long term period (> 3 years)
• Available to Business Missions on worldwide basis.
• Strong competencies in organization and coordination of multiple and remote-located teams.
• Autonomy, entrepreneurs and proactivity attitude and behaviors. At the same time very rigorous and committed.
• Self-discipline and be-an-example is also required.
• Oriented to the Business and able to understand and Manage the Business (behind the Project itself)
• Strong motivation to work for targets
• High seniority and long experience to manage project with high complexity and a very difficult contexts, with challenging targets, within a multicultural and international environment facing multi-disciplinary technical aspects and areas.
• Adequate and proven competences to manage several kind of Customers and stakeholders again in a multi-cultural and international environment.

Thank you for your interest in Hitachi Rail. If your application is of interest, we will be in contact. Please do not hesitate to discover more about us and our latest jobs at https://www.hitachirail.com/careers .

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