Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023
About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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About the role:
The Project Manager plays a pivotal and leading role in the successful delivery of energy storage projects, contributing to the growth and sustainability of renewable energy sources and grid stability. This role requires a blend of technical expertise, superior project management skills, and a passion for delivering high-quality, sustainable energy solutions.
The role of the Project Manager is to lead the execution of projects to achieve successful completion meeting or exceeding the expectations of all stakeholders. The Project Manager is the valued and trusted partner of the end customer, with a primary focus to safely and sustainably deliver on time and on budget, identifying and reducing project risks, and proactively identifying enhancement opportunities.
This position will report into the Fluence ANZ Director of Projects and requires an autonomous and pragmatic individual who has experience working in a matrixed and virtual environment, managing multiple stakeholders, working on large scale EPC projects as part of a global team.
Experience within Energy Storage markets is an advantage but is not mandatory. With a passion to learn, an agile mindset and comfort working in a fast-paced new technology led environment is essential.
• Lead the battery energy storage project from NTP through to successful handover to operations, working in close collaboration with all relevant functional groups.
• Coordinate internal and external functional contributors, contractors, and partners.
• Build and nurture relationships with design and construct partners, equipment providers and other partners through the Project Delivery phase.
• Provide leadership and guidance in project planning to the entire Fluence organisation including collaboration with internal engineering, procurement, manufacturing, testing, installation, commissioning, and business administration groups.
• Proactively collaborate with customers, suppliers, partners, sales and senior management as necessary to ensure full life cycle project deliverables are met.
• Participate in business improvement projects including documenting and communicating initial project plans and any changes to the plan.
• Achieve as a minimum the time, quality and financial performance targets of the project and proactively implement plans to exceed targets and maintaining and enhancing customer and project team satisfaction.
• Smoothly and successfully transfer the project to the Fluence Service organization at completion.
Experience & Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a minimum 8+ years relevant experience in an energy sector engineering and/or battery storage related field. An ability to interact in a multicultural environment, travel and to work under pressure with conflicting demands on time are also very important.
In addition, qualified candidates will have:
• 5+ years of experience as a project manager with P&L responsibility.
• Superior leadership, collaboration, organising and influencing skills.
• Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills and attention to detail.
• Demonstrable ability working in a high-performance team within a virtual matrixed and global organisation.
• Proven experience in energy sector EPC projects.
• Project Management qualification or certification.
• Familiarity with environmental and safety regulations in the energy sector.
• Market specific and/or domain specific (energy storage) project delivery experience is desirable.
Degree in Engineering or other relevant closely discipline is required.
Fluent in English required.
The role will include local travel within the country and may include some regional travel to project sites or supplier factories.
Questions? Message your Talent Acquisition Partner Directly: Claudine Kaye De Villa
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