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Senior Project Manager

Location: Madrid, Madrid, España
Job ID: R0005562
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Espana S.L.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Project Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Madrid, Spain.

Who We Are

 Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions. Our Spain operation at the moment count about 180 people, but the upcoming contract, for which the position is designed, will significantly increase the headcount.

Achieve the defined objectives for the assigned complex (in terms of number of interfaces, volumes, risks and technical challenges) project, within the terms and conditions of the project.


    • Ensure (during the negotiation phase) the final validation, of offered whole life costs estimation, revenues, margins and risks and work schedule 
    • Ensure the on time, on budget and on quality activities development 
    • Ensure the achievement of the targets of the assigned project in terms of Costs, Revenues, Margin and Cash in 
    • Ensure client relationship by ensuring a direct interface with the client, in accordance with the area manager  
    • Contribute to the promotion of business opportunities and seek/manage the Change Orders/Variation orders 
    • Ensure customer satisfaction monitoring 
    • Ensure contract claims preparation, with the aid of a contract manager, and disputes handling in accordance to contract provisions (e.g. identifying and applying any preventive/corrective action)

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • From 5 up to 10 years of working experience 
    • Experienced in Project Planning & Monitoring or Logistics 
    • Experienced in dealing with external stakeholders (Clients/ Main Subcontractors)
    • Risk and Contract Management Experience 
    • Skilled in Project Management or similar role 
    • Excellence in Achieving Assigned Objectives 
    • Railway or Mass Transportation Project Awareness 
    • Able to work in complex – multicultural environment 
    • Innovation and Mobility mindset

Education / Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or MBA

Spanish mother tongue or fluent

Conversational English level

Italian highly considered

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. #LI-PR1

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