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Project Manager_Benelux

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Operations
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
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As a Project Manager in Belgium and the Netherlands, you will lead core only, core plus, and turn-key EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) projects in the energy sector, specifically focusing on battery energy storage systems. Your goal is to deliver projects on-time, within budget, and without incidents or accidents. This role demands an autonomous, pragmatic individual with experience in a matrixed and virtual environment. You should be adept at handling multiple stakeholders and projects simultaneously and be part of a global team. Knowledge of typical electrical codes & standards and experience in turn-key energy infrastructure project construction are essential. Experience in Energy Storage markets is beneficial but not mandatory. An agile mindset and comfort in a fast-paced start-up technology environment are crucial.
Responsibilities:
•Ensure all projects in Belgium and the Netherlands are delivered safely, to local and EU codes, on time, on budget, and to customer satisfaction, in line with an ISO 9001 certified internal quality program.
•Lead turn-key EPC battery energy storage projects, collaborating with finance, engineering, and procurement teams.
•Manage project schedules, budgets, personnel allocation, and safety/quality plans across projects at various stages.
•Resolve technical issues promptly to maintain quality, timeline, and cost objectives.
•Manage relationships with EPC, Equipment Delivery, and other partners during the Project Delivery phase.
•Support contract negotiations with contractors and suppliers; oversee contractors and sub-contractors to ensure quality, schedule adherence, and safety compliance.
•Collaborate with customers, suppliers, partners, sales, and senior management to meet project deliverables and contractual requirements.
•Evaluate construction methods for cost-effectiveness and value-engineering opportunities.
•Participate in business improvement projects, including project plan documentation and communication.
•Collaborate with the project finance team for budget review, revenue, and cash flow forecasts, and propose cost containment strategies as needed.
Qualifications:
•Strong communication skills, capable of representing the company with key customers, regulatory officials, and supply chain/service partners in Belgium and the Netherlands.
•At least 5 years’ experience in project management, construction management, or engineering within the power generation market.
•Strong analytical skills.
•Leadership, influence, and strong communication abilities.
•Proactive problem-solving attitude.
•Proficiency in English; Dutch and/or French language skills are advantageous.
Desirable Qualities/Experience:
•Experience with projects for utility customers in the Benelux region.
•Familiarity with EU energy regulations and market structures.
•Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.
Education and Certifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, physics, or another technical discipline.
•Project Management certification (e.g., PMP, IPMA, PRINCE2).
•Knowledge of health and safety regulations specific to Belgium and the Netherlands.
•A relevant safety card (e.g., VCA for the Netherlands/Belgium).
Reports to:
•Director Business Unit Belgium, Netherlands and Nordics
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