Project Manager - HVDC System Design

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Engineering & Science

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Full time



Job Description:

Business Information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The INOPC team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) and HVDC Light are highly efficient alternatives for transmitting bulk power and for special purpose applications. The classic HVDC technology is used to transmit electric power over long distances by overhead transmission lines or submarine cables. It is also used to interconnect separate power systems, where traditional alternating current (AC) connections cannot be used. HVDC Light® is a power transmission technology developed by Hitachi Energy that offers additional benefits compared to HVDC Classic. You will work mainly with electrical design of main circuit equipment in projects with medium to high complexity.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Supporting projects and tenders for HVDC System Design - managing the scope, budget and schedule while ensuring quality requirements are met

  • Be ready to be proactive and apply your project management and analytical skills.

  • Interface with other departments in HVDC organization, representing your System Design team in project and tender meetings and discussions, also representing System Design in customer meetings

  • Participate in technical design reviews and in technical problem solving

  • Responsible for the technical coordination of System Design deliveries as well as managing the risks and identifying opportunities to reduce time and cost while ensuring quality requirements are met

  • When you feel comfortable in the role you get the opportunity to manage complex projects on your own. In other words, your ambition is the foundation for your development opportunities!

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s Leadership Pillars as a leader which means live our vision, work together, deliver promises, and develop people.

Your Background:

  • Educational Qualification: Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Electric Power Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

  • Candidate should have 7 + years of project management experience from working in engineering and are familiar with managing system delivery projects or tenders.

  • HVDC system design knowledge is considered an asset.

  • You enjoy working in diverse and multicultural teams and are interested to share your experiences and knowledge with your colleagues as well as learn from them.

  • You are a flexible leader that enjoy problem solving and work in a structured way.

  • Fluency in English, additional languages are considered an asset.