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Project Manager for Power Grids with EPC background

Posted 6 Dec 2022
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Local Unit & Position Description

You will be part of our Transmission & Distribution Technology team (TDT) within Power Grids. This expertise cluster focus is on advice, design and engineering for the realization of high-voltage Transmission & Distribution(infra)structures and/or systems for electrical transmission and distribution. Examples are feasibility studies, the basic design phase or realization of T&D projects with TSO’s, DSO’s and industry power grids.

The specific expertise of our team can be summarized as:

  • Earthing, EMC and insulation coordination studies
  • HVDC interconnection & equipment
  • HVAC substations & equipment
  • Overhead line connections
  • Power Failure Investigations (PFI)

The team has over 10 different nationalities and is a well-balanced mix of PhDs, MScs and BScs all with either an electrical or structural engineering background.

The Position

As a project manager you will:

  • Independently manage and take integral ownership of multidisciplinary projects
  • Act as a facilitator, creating a solution driven project team
  • Communicate in a transparent and spontaneous way
  • Be reliable and predictable
  • Know how to involve and manage external & internal stakeholders
  • Have a proven and solid understanding of contract management and terms & conditions
  • Schedule resources and perform financial forecasting
  • Plan & track project delivery, proactively managing the critical path
  • Drive early risk anticipation (if any) and proactive problem solving
  • Write and to contribute to high-quality technical reports and commercial offers
  • Co-manage our team challenges, workload and bottle necks
  • Be willing to travel (on an average 20%, with sometimes a peak if the progress of the project needs this)

Position Qualifications

We are looking for an enthusiastic, result-oriented, fun to work with project manager who actively contributes to the success of our TDT team and works together to create results. You have:

SKILLS

  • At least MSc working level in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering
  • Proven Engineering, Procurement, Contracting (EPC) background
  • Fluency in German or Dutch, next to English language skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of contract, project and risk management methodologies and modern tools (a project management certification is a preference)
  • Well balanced technical and commercial skills with broad proven experience

SOLID EXPERIENCE

  • A proven track record in T&D sector
  • Experience with complex contract management and solid understanding of terms and conditions
  • You are driven by understanding the details let’s call it a ‘natural always want to know curiosity’
  • Based on good organizational skills you anticipate well in time for any event

CUSTOMER FOCUS

  • Commitment to customer centricity with natural ability to build and maintain relationships with customers
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with diverse customers and co-workers
  • The ability to connect people and enjoy working with different stakeholders
  • Have an active & visible role and achieve positive customer feedback

COMMUNICATION & BEHAVIOUR

  • Flexibility and adaptability – issues and tasks may change quickly
  • Attitude to take responsibility for own tasks and open mindset (out of the box thinking)
  • You have a drive to work explicitly and if things are unclear you dare to challenge by asking the right questions
  • You are fun to work with!

Location is Dresden or Arnhem, the combination with home office can be discussed

What we're offering:

A challenging and varied job in a dynamic and international environment. Being part of a professional team of committed colleagues and plenty of opportunities for personal growth. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately, including good fringe benefits.

Based on your experience, we will create a plan together with you for your development for the next few years. We will do this through our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training.

You will be given the opportunity to grow to a (senior) consulting role where you sell, lead and execute projects in order to help clients realize the stated project goals and deliverables. Or you develop yourself as a senior technology expert being seen as an international authority in your working field.

DNV GL
Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust. We are the leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services to the maritime, oil and gas, and power and renewables industries. We are also global leaders in certifying management systems of companies across...


DNV GL
Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust. We are the leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services to the maritime, oil and gas, and power and renewables industries. We are also global leaders in certifying management systems of companies across all types of industries, including healthcare, food and beverage, automotive and aerospace.
Our purpose

Since 1864, our purpose has been to safeguard life, property and the environment.

Expertise
We are passionate about safety, quality and integrity. Companies turn to us to make complex decisions with confidence. We help them manage their most critical risks and demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards. From structural defects at a molecular level, to an anomaly in terabytes of data, no detail is too small for our world-class technical experts. But it is our ability to also see the bigger picture that sets us apart: from advising on tomorrow’s energy infrastructure to creating technical standards for the safety of the world’s shipping fleet, or assessing the sustainability of a food value chain.

Energy
Arnhem
2,400 employees