Senior Service Project Manager – Hitachi Energy

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Electrical Engineering , Sector: Power, Energy & Environment
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : October 14, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

You as a Senior Service Project Manager, will be part of Power Grids business based in Qatar. You are responsible for leading the execution of medium-size projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with Hitachi ABB Power Grids policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & Environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments.

Your Responsibilities

  • Project leadership: Leads the project team allocated to the project, defining main guidelines, allocating project tasks, and motivation and monitoring internal and external resources to Accomplish all tasks and milestones. Provides performance feedback regarding allocated resources working on projects.
  • Project portfolio: Ensures that the portfolio of projects is managed consistently, based on best practices and Hitachi ABB Power Grids Policies.
  • Instructions and guidelines: Ensuring that Hitachi ABB Power Grids Policies are consistently followed. Develops, customizes, and continuously improves standard processes and work instructions by adopting Hitachi ABB Power Grids and external best practices. Ensures that lessons learned from project execution are analyzed and conclusions are incorporated in continuous improvement actions.
  • Planning and control: Creates work plans and tracks costs / estimates in one’s area of responsibility. Reviews and approves scope, budget and schedule for assignments and ensures quality deliverables on time and within targeted cost. Improves effectiveness of work plan in collaboration with other functions.
  • Risk and opportunity management: Completes risk and opportunity assessments and ensures implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibility. Reports any contract/quality/program/cost issues to management along with recommendations for resolution.
  • Operations Planning: Participates in Sales and Operations Planning with other members of the ME Service OU Team and takes actions to close potential gaps in project execution capacity.
  • Project Execution and Control: Project execution and preparation of project reviews. Takes an active role in resolving escalated project issues, especially those raised by customers. Ensures that projects are formally closed out, as contractually agreed.
  • Contract and Claims: Ensures that all projects consistently apply contract and claims management, in accordance with Hitachi ABB Power Grids Policies and contractual agreements.
  • People leadership and development: Manages assigned resources for activities, assigns tasks to team members, and supervises workload and work allocation within the team. Ensures appropriate competencies are developed and acquired within the team to support development and succession planning. Ensures that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates, and develops direct and indirect employees with the support of HR processes.
  • Safety & Integrity: Living Hitachi ABB Power Grid’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

  • Should have an Engineering degree and ABB PM certification or similar.
  • More than 8 years’ experience as a Project Manager in a similar industry.
  • Should have ABB PM certification or similar.
  • Excellent communicator and management of customer relations.
  • Services Project Manager.
  • Should be able to demonstrate negotiation skills in interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Should have a thorough understanding of project contracts, consortiums agreements and Incoterms 2010.
  • Should have the ability to assess, propose and implement solutions for rapid recovery of troubled or challenged projects. Must be self-motivated with a high level of creativity.
  • Must be familiar and have practical experience with SAP PS, MS Project, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams, and other software.
  • Should have experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment.

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