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Project Manager

Automation Project Manager
Global Power Technology Business
Ireland-based with remote working available
Package inclusive of Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension  
NES Fircroft are working on behalf of a global power technology business actively sourcing for a Project Manager within their Grid Automation Business. With a presence in over 90 countries our client offer products, systems & software solutions to the global energy industry and have been leaders in innovation for over a century.
With a customer-base across multiple industries including Energy, Utilities, Industrial and Transportation and almost 40,000 employees, they are committed to providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy globally

Our client is looking to attract a professional with a proven track record in the execution of customer projects. Supporting and strengthening our clients Ireland operation within the area of power grid automation (high & Medium voltage substations), you will be responsible for managing the entire project, which will include representing the businesses commercial, contractual interests and managing all stakeholders (internal & external).
This demanding role would be best suited to a candidate with a background in engineering and demonstrable experience in project management, as well as the ability to plan and coordinate all project-related activities in pursuit of excellence.
We are thoroughly committed to continuously improving our performance and delivering outstanding technical and commercial solutions.


In this exciting role, you will be responsible for implementing projects within the area of Substation Automation. You will manage the assigned projects from the initial handover from Sales to the successful completion of all on-site work.
Your tasks will include coordinating an international project team and overseeing the efficient use of allocated resources.
As the key point of contact, you will embrace an open and proactive approach to communication in your efforts to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
Drawing on your business expertise, you will manage the customer contract and take full responsibility for all commercial and contractual aspects of the project. 

This position requires technical qualifications in Electrical Engineering as well as business-related experience.
Strong knowledge of fundamental power system design and operation.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of control & protection systems as well as an appreciation for IT systems; networking, virtualization and cyber-security.
In addition to your proven track record in project management, your credentials will include the ability to integrate into the wider Hitachi Energy team.
Certifications in project management (IPMA, PMI, or equivalent) would be advantageous.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential.
In addition, your profile will include a self-motivated approach and team spirit, underpinned by well-developed leadership skills. 

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients
Ireland, IE